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  • Club Notes

    Chapter K-EN TTTChapter K-EN T.T.T. held the monthly meeting at the Congregational Church on Tuesday ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:23 am
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous Beginners support group will meet at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Newton. 
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:24 am
  • Christie's personality comes under scrutiny

    DAVENPORT — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s brash, say-it-like-it-is persona has made him a political celebrity. But as he relinquishes his position ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Iowa City factory workers allege wage violations

    IOWA CITY— A workers’ rights group asked the U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday to investigate allegations that hundreds of temporary workers at an I ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Iowa agency wants $2,000 for prison rape records

    IOWA CITY — The Iowa Public Information Board’s leader says it’s OK for an agency to charge more than $2,000 for access to mandatory reports about sex ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Eight students injured in bus crash

    WAPELLO — Authorities say eight students have been injured following a school bus crash in southeast Iowa.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Iowa prosecutors want sex-abuse trial moved

    GARNER — Prosecutors have made the rare move of seeking a change in venue for the trial of a former state lawmaker accused of sexual abuse.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Memo: Broad Iowa tuition freeze would cost $14.5M

    IOWA CITY — Iowa’s three public universities would lose $14.5 million in revenue next year if tuition rates were frozen for all students, a scenario t ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:22 am
  • Rep. Steve King to host political summit in Iowa

    DES MOINES — Congressman Steve King will host several potential 2016 presidential candidates at a political summit in January. King on Tuesday announc ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • No on Keystone pipeline — but GOP vows replay

    WASHINGTON — In a combustible blend of oil and politics, the Democratic-controlled Senate rejected legislation Tuesday night to force completion of th ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Police investigate deaths of 2 found in Iowa motel

    FAIRFIELD — Authorities say they’re investigating the deaths of two people found in a motel room in southeast Iowa.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:21 am
  • Reid urges Obama to act quickly on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that President Barack Obama should take executive action as quickly as possible to re ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:20 am
  • Monster storm hits New York

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Four people died during a storm that dumped more than 4 feet of snow around Buffalo and forced motorists in 150 vehicles, includi ...
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:58 am
  • Following scams, man wanted on 17 warrants arrested in Newton

    A man wanted on 17 warrants for scamming homeowners on construction work jobs was arrested in Newton Tuesday morning.
    Nov. 19, 2014 - 10:33 am
  • Council OKs parking ban near TPI

    After several month of preparation and discussion, the electric and natural gas franchise fees failed to garner any additional interest on its third r ...
    Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:10 am
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