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RYAN J. FOLEY Associated Press

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Stimulus aid for ‘small business’ will go to some big chains

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — As the federal government prepares to launch a $349 billion loan program meant to help small businesses survive the...

Acting attorney general has questioned Mueller investigation

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man who will serve at least temporarily as the nation's top law enforcement official is a relatively inexperienced...

‘Fake news’ smear takes hold among politicians at all levels

An Idaho state lawmaker urges her constituents to submit entries for her "fake news awards." The Kentucky governor tweets #FAKENEWS to dismiss questions about...

Alarmed by fake news, states push media literacy in schools

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Alarmed by the proliferation of false content online, state lawmakers around the country are pushing schools to put more...

Gun maker’s exploding rifle leaves trail of injured hunters

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — It was the opening day of deer hunting season, and Ronald Hansen says he loaded his rifle the same...

Governments turn tables by suing public records requesters

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Oregon parent wanted details about school employees getting paid to stay home. A retired educator sought data about...

Sheriff: ‘Bachelor’ star refused to answer door after crash

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Former "Bachelor" Chris Soules called 911 to report his crash that killed a fellow Iowa farmer, seeking medical help...

‘Bachelor’ star Chris Soules charged in deadly Iowa crash

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Chris Soules, an Iowa farmer who starred on "The Bachelor" two years ago, was arrested Tuesday on a charge...

4 national groups to oppose laws allowing guns on campuses

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Four national groups representing college educators and trustees said Thursday they would fight a growing push in state legislatures...

Kraft Heinz to close 7 factories in US, Canada in downsizing

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) – Kraft Heinz will close seven plants in the U.S. and Canada over the next two years as part of...

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