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Democrat and Republican legislators still split over school funding level

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - March 3, 2015 By O. Kay Henderson There was an official meeting today among 10 members of the House and Senate assembled to find a compromise on state school funding, but the negotiations remain stalled. House Speaker Kraig Paulsen, a Republican from Hiawatha, says the GOP is sticking with its proposal to boost [...]

Department of Revenue warns of possible phone scam

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - March 3, 2015 By Dar Danielson A spokesperson for the Iowa Department of Revenue says a potential phone scam that has been used to target Iowans through other organizations could now be using the Department of Revenue too. Victoria Daniels says a taxpayer reported the scam. “He had received an automated call and [...]

NTSB could take another look at Buddy Holly plane crash

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - March 3, 2015 By Radio Iowa Contributor The National Transportation Safety Board has agreed to consider reopening the investigation into one of Iowa’s most famous plane crashes. The NTSB has agreed to consider another investigation into the 1959 plane crash near Clear Lake that killed rock and roll musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, [...]

Burlington Notre Dame downs Central Lyon to open 1A state tourney

Category: State Sports

(Radio Iowa) - March 2, 2015 By Todd Kimm Top ranked Burlington Notre Dame outscored Central Lyon 20-4 to start the fourth quarter in a 78-60 victory in a class 1A quarterfinal. The game was tied at 49 at the end of the third quarter. “I think we all just knew that our offense comes from [...]

Cyclones surge in second half to down Oklahoma

Category: State Sports

(Radio Iowa) - March 3, 2015 By Todd Kimm A huge comeback in Ames. Trailing Oklahoma by 21 points in the second half Iowa State responded with a 22-0 run and went on to post a 77-70 victory. “It was really fun to just go out there and just see things clicking after a first half [...]

Iowa hits the road to take on Indiana

Category: State Sports

(Radio Iowa) - March 2, 2015 By Todd Kimm The Iowa Hawkeyes play their final road game of the regular season tomorrow night with a visit to Indiana. The Hawkeyes improved to 10-6 in the Big Ten with Saturday’s overtime win at Penn State to clinch their first winning record in league play since 2007. “We [...]

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