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BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — The father of slain Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts in a Saturday opinion piece spoke out against using his daughter's death in support of "views she believed were profoundly racist," a call that comes after President Donald Trump and others seized on the suspected…

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa authorities have confirmed that recorded phone calls citing the slaying of an Iowa college student are being used to promote white supremacist views, but there's apparently little the officials can do.

SPRAGUEVILLE (AP) — In August 1842, just 10 years after today’s Eastern Iowa opened to European settlement, a family with seven children in a covered wagon pulled by oxen was nearing the Wapsipinicon River when the mother became violently ill and died.


KNOXVILLE — A sharp-eyed Knoxville cop has foiled the escape plans of Cecil, the sojourning tortoise.

DES MOINES (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court struck down a law on Friday that requires a 72-hour waiting period for women seeking an abortion, ruling that the restriction was an unconstitutional burden on women.

DES MOINES (AP) — Since winning control of both legislative chambers two years ago, Iowa Republicans have moved aggressively to block city and county government actions, leaving local officials frustrated but matching a trend seen in other states with single-party control.

DES MOINES -- Retired Des Moines businessman Fred Hubbell has won the Iowa Democratic primary and a chance to face Republican Gov. Kim Reynolds in November.

DES MOINES (AP) — Iowa’s upcoming primary will mark the first statewide test of a new law that requires voters to show identification at the polls, and both state officials and voting advocacy groups say they’re keeping a close watch on its rollout.


OTTUMWA — Sarah Reinecke loves when people underestimate her at competitive eating events. She’s also a competitive bodybuilder. She doesn’t look like she could possibly pack away huge amounts of food.

DES MOINES (AP) — A judge agreed Friday to temporarily block the most restrictive abortion law in the country from taking effect in Iowa next month under an agreement between lawyers for the state and abortion rights groups.

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