It’s ‘Spread the Word to End the Word’ Day
The old phrase about “sticks and stones” ends with “words will never hurt me,” but a campaign underway today in Iowa and nationwide focuses on how using words like “retarded” -can- hurt. Rik Shannon, with the Iowa Developmental Disabilities Council, says the R-word is unacceptable and that’s the message on this “Spread the Word to […]Full Post...
Iowa extends Big 10 win streak to 5
The Iowa Hawkeyes have their first five-game winning streak in the Big Ten race since 1997. The Hawkeyes walked into Bloomington and delivered a 77-63 beating to an Indiana team desperate to boost its NCAA hopes. Iowa coach Fran McCaffery says it began with defense. “We outrebounded them, we gave them very little in transition, […]Full Post...
Top ranked teams in 3A and 4A advance at state basketball tourney
Two more top ranked teams advanced at the girls state basketball tournament. In Class 4A, #1 Harlan rolled to a 54-31 win over Cedar Rapids Xavier. Top ranked Mediapolis used a 14-0 third quarter run to take the lead for good in a 63-53 over Mount Vernon in a class 3A quarterfinal. In another 3A […]Full Post...
Dubuque men going to prison for meth lab fire that destroyed apartment
Two eastern Iowa men will spend a total of 25 years in federal prison for an apartment fire that was started by a meth lab. Court documents show 47-year-old John Starks Senior and 25-year-old Casey Duhme were working together to cook meth in their Dubuque apartment in February of 2014 when things caught fire. They […]Full Post...
Bill requires doctors to offer to show, describe ultrasound to women seeking an abortion
A bill that would require doctors to perform an ultrasound and offer to both show and describe the image to a woman seeking an abortion has cleared a subcommittee in the Iowa House. Norm Pawlewski, a lobbyist for the Iowa Right to Life Committee and the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition, is the former director […]Full Post...
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