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Senator Grassley part of effort to curb sexual assault on college campuses

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - July 29, 2014 By Matt Kelley Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is part of a bipartisan group of U.S. senators who will hold a press conference tomorrow  to announce the introduction of legislation which aims to curb sexual assaults on college and university campuses. Grassley, a Republican, says, “There’s too many people connected with higher education [...]

Paulsen places second in ‘Night of Destruction’ race

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - July 29, 2014 By O. Kay Henderson Staff with the Republican Party of Iowa have uploaded a video to youtube showing the top Republican in the Iowa legislature racing at the Jackson County Fair on Sunday night. House Speaker Kraig Paulsen of Hiawatha raced a yellow school bus in what was billed as the “Night [...]

Finance company agrees to settlement involving members of the military

Category: State News

(Radio Iowa) - July 29, 2014 By Pat Curtis Thousands of military service members, including nearly 100 Iowans, will be receiving millions of dollars in debt relief after becoming victims of a predatory lender. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says an agreement has been reached with Rome Finance Company. “It will provide 92 million dollars in relief for [...]

Bad news bear: Cubs sue over fake mascot that was in bar fight

Category: National Sports

(Fox Sports) - The Chicago Cubs filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was captured on video and posted online. The team filed its lawsuit on Friday in federal court in [...]

Gonzalez’s ninth-inning hit allows L.A. to avoid sweep by Cards

Category: National Sports

(Fox Sports) - Clayton Kershaw couldn't hold a two-run lead in a ballpark that's been rough on him. The Los Angeles Dodgers won despite a so-so start from their ace lefty, who'd been virtually untouchable for a long stretch entering the All-Star break. Adrian Gonzalez hit a tiebreaking single in the ninth inning off St. [...]

Trading for Price would be right move for Cubs

Category: National Sports

(Fox Sports) - The moment the Cubs hired Derek Johnson as their minor-league pitching coordinator in Oct. 2012, many in the industry speculated that it was their first move toward eventually landing Rays left-hander David Price. Johnson, you see, was Price's pitching coach at Vanderbilt. And while the Cubs wanted Johnson on his own merits, [...]