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... before a dinner for the 100th anniversary of Planned Parenthood at the Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File).
Local disability rights activists Harry Olmstead and Geoffrey Ford are teaming up with University of Iowa students, city officials and other community partners to survey downtown Iowa City restaurants for accessibility. The project may eventually ...

Iowa Rep. Todd Prichard of Charles City announced Tuesday he is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor. Prichard is a veteran and a lawyer.
Talking on a stage spilling over with supporters in a courtyard even more jammed with fans, Larry Krasner told the cheering crowd he was not deterred by long odds.
These demonstrations opened peacefully, the AP reports, but eventually descended into the chaotic clashes between activists and riot police that have characterized the recent weeks of unrest. By day's end, several members of the security forces had ...
Local activists reported higher death tolls. Wael Abou Rayan, a media activist in the Homs countryside, said the bombing of Homs had eased since the agreement, but never completely stopped.

Polk County conservation Director Rich Leopold and party activist Jon Neiderbach also say they're running. Businessman Fred Hubbell says he's considering a run as well.
But for some, those bills represented a sharp lurch to the right and an abrupt end to bipartisan Iowa politics. Among the measures that left Iowa organizations and activists gearing up for a fight are laws impacting women's access to abortions ...
His death is credited with sparking a pan-Asian-American activist movement. In "The Making of Asian America: A History," author Erika Lee quotes activist Helen Zia as saying, "Suddenly people who had endured a lifetime of degrading treatment were ...
Seattle - Idaho asked a federal appeals court Friday to reinstate its ban on spying at farms, dairies and slaughterhouses after a lower court judge sided with animal rights activists who said the ban violated free speech rights. Idaho lawmakers in ...
(AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi). In this Wednesday, May 10, 2017 photo, a supporter of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hands out his posters for May 19 presidential election in downtown Tehran, Iran.
Iowa Secretary of agriculture Bill Northey will be named to a newly created position in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, a farm industry website has reported.
With Hubbell considering a run, the list of Democrats in the race or showing interest has grown to six: Boulton, former Iowa Democratic party chairwoman Andy McGuire, Polk Co. conservation director Rich Leopold, and Democratic activist Jonathan ...
Family, friends and activists have expressed skepticism that Bland committed suicide, which is one of the reasons Woods and others take issue with Bland's name being attached to what is now a mostly mental health bill.
Gay, lesbian and transgender activists react to the Iowa Supreme Court's decision to recognize same-sex marriage as a civil right back in '09.

... a sign on the Pedestrian Mall prior to their anti Donald Trump protest on Thursday, July 21, 2016. NextGen organized four protests in Iowa against the Republican nominee in Des Moines, Ames, Iowa City and Waterloo. (The Daily Iowan/Joseph Cress).
The Health Department blames years of pushing by anti-vaccine activists who targeted the Somali immigrant community, telling them that the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine might be dangerous and urging them to skip or delay vaccinating their ...
Before the address, activists lined a sidewalk. One sign said "DeVos is not worthy." Jackson had been accused of selling out the school by inviting DeVos.
Overruling school officials, a Catholic bishop in Iowa said this week he would not let a group that promotes equal rights for gays and lesbians present a college scholarship to an openly gay student during an upcoming award ceremony.
Des Moines (AP) - Iowa businessman and Democrat Fred Hubbell said he's considering a run for governor in 2018. Hubbell has launched ... Nate Boulton, Polk County conservation Director Rich Leopold and party activist Jon Neiderbach. copyright 2017 ...
Here's a video of a town hall held in Dubuque, Iowa, yesterday evening, by ultra-conservative House Freedom Caucus member Rod Blum.
From the U.S. Capitol and the White House to far-flung battlegrounds in Arizona, Iowa and elsewhere, it's been a dramatic fortnight in the debate over access to abortion and birth control.
Demonstrators protest before the start of a town hall meeting with Congressman Rod Blum, R-Iowa, on May 8, 2017 in Dubuque, Iowa. Many of the people at the event were angry with the changes the House of Representatives have made to the Affordable ...
Nearly a dozen protesters lay on the sidewalk Monday in front of the downtown Sioux City office of U.S. Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa. The picketers were mimicking the people they claim will die if a GOP-backed House bill replaces the Affordable Care Act, ...
Amy Klobuchar didn't have much to say about the White House, or its current occupant, as she mingled Sunday with hundreds of Iowa Democratic activists who will play an outsized role in picking the party's next presidential candidate. Instead, Minnesota ...
(John Axtell/Nevada Department of Wildlife via AP). In this Aug. 9, 2013 photo provided by the Nevada Department of Wildlife, Carl Lackey, a long-time Nevada Department of Wildlife biologist, and a dog named ''Rooster'' chase after a California black b.
The court's move frustrated some activists who advocated for the legislation. Besides the waiting period, the bill Branstad signed would outlaw most abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy with no exceptions for rape, incest or fatal fetal conditions ...
The People's Climate March took place Saturday, April 29 in Washington, D.C. Some Iowans participated, others took part in sister marches in towns like Iowa City and one group marched all week from near Williamsburg to join a march in Des Moines ...
If lawmakers had allowed the current unworkable law to expire, they would face tremendous pressure to do something on medical cannabis during next year's session," wrote Laura Belin, an Iowa blogger and Democrat activist. The major sticking point for ...
Producers should be on the lookout for suspicious vehicles and notify local authorities of any strange activity they believe to be activist related. It is not advised to confront possible animal rights activists yourself. In some states near Nebraska ...
A court in Ontario, Canada, has cleared an animal rights activist charged with criminal mischief for giving water to pigs en route to the slaughterhouse.
Yet today, the U.S. allows open burning and detonation in at least 39 locations - one of them the Iowa army Ammunition Plant near Middletown and Burlington in southeast Iowa, according to federal data obtained by FairWarning. In the continental U.S ...
"It's Iowa," Blum said after stepping out of committee meeting in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
"It's Iowa," Blum said after stepping out of committee meeting in the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.
(AP Photo/Juan Manuel Hernandez, File). FILE - In this Feb 18, 2014 file photo, opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez, second from right, draped in a Venezuelan national flag, is flanked by Jose Rafael Perez, right, just before Lopez surrenders to national .
"I'm now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance," she said. Trump later took to twitter to blast Clinton's comments.
"I'm now back to being an activist citizen and part of the resistance," she tells the women for Women International's annual luncheon in New York.
The most recent example of actual environmental malpractice occurred last week in the Midwest, where criminal activists are still trying their best to disrupt the Dakota Access pipeline.
Shahidi is a self-described activist, who grew up reading Rumi and James Baldwin and wants to be a dual sociology/African-American studies major in college.
Some people that I know - they actually became activists after 1992 and still are activists to this day. BATES: Like Marqueece Harris-Dawson, who was elected to the LA City Council.
(AP Photo/Gerald Herbert). Damon Brumfield, a student at Southern University of Baton Rouge, poses while his friends take photos, in front of a mural honoring Alton Sterling, outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge, LA.
At his Senate confirmation hearing, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad says if he becomes ambassador to China he will confront Beijing on human-rights issues and would welcome meetings with Chinese activists.
Naumann said he is troubled by materials that highlight the roles of women such as birth control activist Margaret Sanger and Feminist writers and activists Betty Friedan and Gloria Steinem. A local representative of the Girl Scouts told NPR that these ...
Democratic activists and members of activist group Indivisible Northeast Iowa most recently held a meeting at Blum's office Friday calling on him to release his schedule for the town hall events.
Close-up of tzoallis being made during a summer nutrition workshop held by Puente a la Salud, a group based in Oaxaca, Mexico, that is helping to push an amaranth comeback.
Opposition activists say the minimum wage increase is merely a publicity ploy from a president who refuses to meet their demands for the release of more than 100 political prisoners and the establishment of new elections.
(AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky). A gay rights activist holding a rainbow umbrella is detained by police during a rally marking May Day in downtown St. Petersburg, Russia, Monday, May 1, 2017.
Pro-life activist Teresa Manning tapped to oversee Trump family planning program Pro-life activist Teresa Manning was named to oversee the federal family planning program.


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