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A couple walks out of the Englert Theatre on the evening of Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016. Esperanza Spalding, a jazz bassist, cellist, and singer, performed a show featuring her 2016 album, "Emily's D+evolution".
Several years after the Affordable Care Act was passed all Americans will see large increases in their health care premiums. Critics of Obamacare saw this was coming, and proponents did to if they were paying attention and are being honest.
When Esperanza Spalding's self-titled 2008 debut was released to the public, they embraced it with delight. Her jazz - a dizzying, tri-lingual (Spanish, Portuguese, and English) fusion of Brazilian samba, soul, funk and blues - came as a welcome jolt ...
The Gazette | Obesity and its related illnesses are costing Iowans big time. That's according to a new report issued Tuesday by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue ...
Jim Mowrer is the right choice for Congress in Iowa's 3rd District. He has distinguished himself in his military service on behalf of our country in Iraq and in his ...
Cedar Rapids, Iowa (AP) - A northeast Iowa man accused of possessing explosives, a flamethrower, a napalm mix, guns and other weapons devices has pleaded guilty.
As a child, my single-parent mother struggled with mental illness and wasn't able to hold down a steady job. When I was in the fourth grade she could no longer take care of my siblings and me by herself so we moved in with my grandma.
The number of flood insurance policies sold in Iowa dropped 22 percent between 2011 and this year, but it's hard to determine the reason for the decline.
Once burned by bobblehead business, Iowan says he's ready to bounce back. 11 hrs ago; (0). He won't bobble this chance at comeback.
When Jerry Fenton stumbled across a story online about a young boy who brought two lunches to school so he could give one to a friend, Fenton thought: That's something nice that I could do, too.
Gov. Terry Branstad has not pushed for an increase in the state's minimum wage. He has failed to comprehensively address Iowa's job-killing occupational licensing requirements.
"My goal is for every eligible Iowan to register to vote and to participate. We owe a debt of gratitude to those who defended our right to vote, so reaching out to the veterans' community is very important.
Iowans are gearing up to travel to the Southeastern part of the country to help with the inevitable aftermath of hurricane Matthew.
There may be more to Iowans' high rate of voter participation than ease of voting and being showered with attention, according to Chris Larimer at the University of Northern Iowa.
Iowans on the East Coast are busy preparing for hurricane Matthew Wednesday.
If you live in North Iowa, it seems like a no-brainer: Our state should definitely receive federal disaster aid. However, we in North Iowa also know how slow the wheels of government can turn, and turn in different directions than might seem logical ...
Des Moines, Iowa -- The first and only vice presidential debate takes place Tuesday night but not everyone will know who they are tuning in for.
Iowans seeking support for arts projects and greater stability for their cultural organizations are encouraged to apply for two grant programs offered by the Iowa Arts Council.
"This year we are doing it differently and encouraging Iowans to step it up instead of having a 1k walk, we are encouraging Iowans to walk for 30 minutes every day," said Jeff Russell, CEO of Delta Dental, Presenting Sponsor. "We know that value of not ...
Iowa State University as of fall 2016: total enrollment 36,660; resident enrollment 20,713; 56.5 percent of total enrollment is Iowans. University of Iowa as of fall 2015 (UI's registrar's office does not yet have fall 2016 numbers of resident students ...
Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller has a warning for flood victims in northern and eastern Iowa. "We've seen in the past, time and time again when there is a flood of natural disaster, it draws in fraudsters from around the country," Miller says.
Des Moines - Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate announces a new statewide initiative to help all eligible Iowans participate in the November general election.
Standing Rock Solidarity demonstrators gathered here on Sept. 22 to protest Dakota Access pipeline construction and "to put people and planet first.
More than a year after two of Iowa's largest health systems introduced virtual care services, a majority of Iowans say they're not familiar with the concept.
Des Moines. Iowa/Boulder, Colorado - With early voting poised to play a bigger role in this year's election, Hillary Clinton was urging voters in Iowa to start casting ballots on Thursday, more than five weeks before Election Day.
West Nile virus: The Iowa Department of public health is reminding Iowans to protect themselves from mosquito bites as late summer and early fall are peak seasons for West Nile virus activity in the state.
Des Moines -- Hillary Clinton urged Iowans to go to the polls early at a rally here on Thursday, the first day of in-person early voting in Iowa.
Hillary Clinton is urging her supporters in Iowa to cast their ballots as soon as possible. Early in-person voting in Iowa began Thursday.
MASON CITY | The Cerro Gordo County Department of public health is applying for a grant through the Wellmark Foundation for "edible landscaping.
Fewer Iowans are paying attention to food labels when they buy their groceries this year (76 percent) than last year (82 percent), according to the latest Iowa farm Bureau Food and Farm Index.
A 55-year-old southwest Iowa man's body was recovered early Wednesday after his overturned pickup truck was located in a Fremont County farm pond.
Dave Heaton, R-Mount Pleasant, co-leader of the Legislature's health & human services budget subcommittee, told delegates to the Older Iowans Legislature (OIL) the bubble of aging baby boomers coupled with Iowa's workforce shortage will make it ...
Chief Political reporter Cynthia Fodor hit the streets of downtown Des Moines Tuesday to hear what Iowans thought about Monday's presidential debate.
Mason City, Iowa - A local town will soon be able to provide its residents with resources to help improve their health thanks to a prestigious award.
Bettina Dolinsek, a blind CrossFit athlete, in Eric Hanson's 'This is Iowa'.
SEPTEMBER 21--An Iowa man was arrested last night for allegedly measuring his penis with a cardboard ruler while at a urinal inside a college library bathroom.
... doubts about whether Hillary Clinton would do the same. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Iowans worry about first in nation status under Clinton.
Kaine spoke to about 300 people in Ames in the middle of the afternoon. Mike Pence, the GOP vice presidential nominee, addressed about 300 people in Mason City at nearly the same time.
Native American protestors and their supporters are confronted by security during a demonstration against work being done for the Dakota Access pipeline (DAPL) oil pipeline, near Cannon Ball, North Dakota, September 3, 2016.
ANKENY, Iowa -- More than 1,000 people gathered in Ankeny on Sunday, all of them affected by the same issue: suicide. Suicide is the 10th-leading cause of the death in the United States but it's still something many don't like talking about.


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