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  • McConnell Sets Rules for President Trump’s Impeachment Trial

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening statements in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, ground rules that are raising objections from Democrats on the eve of the landmark proceedings. The Republican leader outlined the process in a four-page resolution that will be voted on as one of the first orders of business when senators convene Tuesday. It also pushes off any votes on witnesses until […]

  • Thousands of Gun-Rights Activists Rally in Virginia

    RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Tens of thousands of gun-rights activists from around the country rallied peacefully at the Virginia Capitol on Monday to protest plans by the state’s Democratic leadership to pass gun-control legislation — a move that has become a key flash point in the national debate over gun violence. The size of the crowd and the expected participation of white supremacists and fringe militia groups raised fears that the state could see a repeat of the violence that […]

  • Iowa Teacher Accused of Secretly Recording 2 Females at His Home

    A high school science teacher in Davenport has been accused of secretly recording nude videos of two females who’d stayed at his Bettendorf home.

  • Candidates Seek New Caucus Voters in Trailer Parks, Rallies

    The recent approaches of Democrat candidates for president have been taking a different path but represent one of the most important tactical pieces of a presidential campaign in Iowa: getting people to attend the caucuses for the first time.

  • Mostert Lifts 49ers to Super Bowl With 37-20 Win Against Packers

    SANTA CLARA, California (AP) — Raheem Mostert rushed for 220 yards and four touchdowns to make quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo mostly a spectator, Nick Bosa harassed Aaron Rodgers from the start and the San Francisco 49ers beat the Green Bay Packers 37-20 for the NFC championship on Sunday. The 49ers (15-3) advanced to their first Super Bowl in seven years and will play the Kansas City Chiefs in two weeks in Miami for the championship. It’s been a remarkable turnaround for […]

  • Chiefs Advance to Super Bowl, Beating Titans 35-24 in AFC Title Game

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri (AP) — Patrick Mahomes tip-toed down the sideline for a game-turning touchdown, added three TD passes, and the Kansas City Chiefs made their first Super Bowl in a half-century by beating the Tennessee Titans 35-24 Sunday for the AFC championship. In two weeks in Miami, they will play the winner of the NFC title game between Green Bay and San Francisco. Mahomes did his usual superb job passing, but it was his 27-yard tap dance down the […]

  • Biden Rips Sanders Campaign for Social Security Attacks

    INDIANOLA, Iowa (AP) — Joe Biden has called for Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign to “disown” what he calls “doctored video” that some Sanders supporters say shows the former vice president endorsing Republican calls to cut Social Security and Medicare. “There’s a little doctored video going around … put out by one of Bernie’s people,” Biden told supporters Saturday in Indianola, Iowa, referring to a 2018 speech in which Biden discussed then-House Speaker Paul Ryan saying rising deficit demanded action on […]

  • No. 23 Texas Tech Tops Iowa State 72-52

    LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Kyler Edwards had 22 points coming off the highest-scoring game of his career, and No. 23 Texas Tech pulled away from Iowa State in the second half of a 72-52 victory Saturday. The sophomore was 5 of 6 from 3-point range, making two during an 18-2 second-half run, after scoring 24 points in a victory at Kansas State that stopped a two-game skid. The first of those two losses, to No. 2 Baylor, stopped a 15-game […]

  • Iowa Beats No. 19 Michigan 90-83

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Luka Garza scored 33 points and four Iowa players scored in double figures as the Hawkeyes beat No. 19 Michigan 90-83 on Friday night. Garza, the Big Ten’s scoring leader, had a career-high 44 points in Iowa’s 103-91 loss at Michigan on Dec. 6. He was just as effective in this game, going 10 of 18 from the field and 11 of 13 from the line as he repeatedly drew fouls from the Wolverines. CJ […]

  • Over 100 Piglets Died in Semi-Trailer Crash Near Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 100 piglets died Thursday when a semi-trailer carrying about 1,700 of the animals overturned on a freeway just north of Des Moines. Tom Colvin, chief executive officer of the Animal Rescue League of Iowa, said Friday about 100 piglets were found dead at the crash site. Crews had to euthanize another 17 that were injured. “They were suffering,” Colvin told The Des Moines Register. The crash happened Thursday afternoon when a livestock trailer overturned […]

  • Crews Round Up Over 1,700 Piglets After Semi Overturns

    Authorities in Iowa had to round up more than 1,700 young pigs who were in a semi-trailer that overturned Thursday on a freeway just north of Des Moines.

  • President Trump’s Impeachment Trial Underway with Reading of Charges

    The U.S. Senate opened the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Thursday, with House Democrats reading the formal charges in the chamber ahead of the swearing-in of all 100 senators as jurors for only the third trial to remove a president in U.S. history.

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