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Politics Dec 09Tensions rise over masks as virus grips smaller U.S. cities
Public health officials in Boise, Idaho, were about to vote on a mask mandate but ended the meeting because of fears for their safety amid protests outside the building and at some of their homes.
Nation Jul 30Report finds racial bias, bullying in Iowa football program
An investigative report has found that the Iowa football program has suffered from racial bias against Black players and bullying by a small number of current and former coaches.
Economy Apr 20States work to keep meat plants open despite virus outbreaks
Governors in the Midwest are working to keep large meatpacking plants operating despite coronavirus outbreaks that have sickened hundreds of workers and threaten to disrupt the nation's supply of pork and beef.
Politics Feb 04Iowa caucus turnout on pace to match 2016 levels, party official says
Iowa Democratic Party Communications Director Mandy McClure said early indications were turnout was on pace to match 2016, when about 170,000 people participated.
Nation Aug 22Attorney challenges whether Iowa murder suspect is in U.S. illegally
The attorney for a Mexican man accused of killing an Iowa college student challenged the government's statement Wednesday that the suspect has been living in the United States illegally.