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  • Wisconsin’s governor speaks with Iowa Republicans before collective bargaining vote February 14, 2017
    MADISON, Wis. (AP) – Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says he spoke with Republicans in neighboring Iowa as they prepared to vote on a bill that would eliminate most collective bargaining rights for public workers there. Walker’s signature achievement as governor was signing a similar bill into law in Wisconsin six years ago. Walker tweeted on
  • Mason City man speaks at collective bargaining bill public hearing February 14, 2017
    DES MOINES — One of the three dozen people who spoke at a public hearing on Monday night at the statehouse against the collective bargaining bill is a state worker from Mason City. Darrell Erickson says a lot of public sector workers take time away from their families during nights and holidays to provide services
  • Iowa’s Catholic bishops: collective bargaining a ‘common good’ February 14, 2017
    DES MOINES — The state’s four Catholic bishops are at the statehouse this morning as legislators prepare to debate a bill that makes changes in Iowa’s collective bargaining law for public sector unions. Archbishop Michael Owen Jackels of the Dubuque Archdiocese is Iowa’s top-ranking Catholic official. This is his message to lawmakers: “I would hope
  • Corwith man charged with kidnapping enters Alford plea February 14, 2017
    CORWITH — A Corwith man accused of kidnapping a woman back in October has entered an Alford plea in the case. 45-year-old Randy Dann was charged with first-degree kidnapping and domestic abuse assault causing injury after being accused of binding a woman with zip ties and assaulting her in a home from the evening hours
  • Senator Grassley concerned about Mexico and corn sales February 14, 2017
    WASHINGTON — In response to Trump administration policies, a Mexican senator plans to introduce a bill directing that nation to stop buying American corn in favor of corn from Brazil and Argentina. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says U-S farmers should be concerned about the threat and he plans to discuss the situation today in a
  • Paperwork submitted on two more Cedar Rapids casino plans February 14, 2017
    CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) – Two more Cedar Rapids casino proposals have been submitted to state regulators. The Cedar Rapids Development Group and Peninsula Pacific announced Monday that they turned in paperwork for two options: Cedar Crossing on the River, which would be located in the Kingston Square neighborhood, and Cedar Crossing Central, which would
  • Democrats say GOP’s labor bill is being ‘fast tracked’ February 14, 2017
    DES MOINES — Democrats in the legislature says Republicans are “railroading” a bill that narrows union negotiating rights public sector workers. The bill was revealed last Tuesday and it’s likely to be debated in both the House and Senate this week. “Republicans need to slow down the bill on collective bargaining and take time to
  • Fiery public hearing over collective bargaining changes February 14, 2017
    DES MOINES — Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker spoke privately via Skype to Republican legislators in Iowa Monday, encouraging them to embrace the same kind of collective bargaining changes he enacted in Wisconsin six years ago. There was a two-hour public hearing at the statehouse last night about the bill the Iowa House and Senate are
  • Investigation continues in crash between carriage and car in Mitchell County February 14, 2017
    MCINTIRE — Mitchell County authorities are continuing their investigation into a crash between a carriage and a car near McIntire on Sunday evening. The Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department says the carriage was struck from behind by a car at about 9:40 Sunday night on County Road A-23 about two miles west of McIntire. The driver
  • State Health Department report finds increase in Hepatitis C cases February 14, 2017
    DES MOINES — A new report from the Iowa Department of Public Health shows cases of Hepatitis C have shot up in Iowa. The Health Department’s Randy Mayer oversees the bureau which tracks the disease. “It’s increased about 200 percent since 2000. And what we think that shows is that providers have the message that

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  • Lisa Marie Presley says she's broke, claims ex has "disturbing" video February 20, 2017
    In court papers, only child of Elvis Presley accuses her estranged fourth husband of having inappropriate photographs of children on his computer
  • Gay Talese and the art of "New Journalism" February 19, 2017
    He's considered a leader of a movement known as "New Journalism" - writers who tried to break the boundaries of traditional reporting in the mid- to late-20th century. Now 85, and working on a new book about his long marriage, Gay Talese talks to Rita Braver about some of his most memorable stories, and about […]
  • "Billions" star Damian Lewis February 19, 2017
    It's no surprise Damian Lewis has created another indelible character: American hedge fund manager Bobby "Axe" Axelrod on the Showtime series "Billions." Yet the former star of "Band of Brothers" and "Homeland" is actually an upper-crust Brit. Correspondent Jim Axelrod visits with Lewis in London, when the Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor laughed, "Oddly, the […]
  • Damian Lewis and the big picture February 19, 2017
    The upper-crust Brit, who plays an American hedge fund mogul in “Billions,” talks about focusing on TV in the medium's new Golden Age
  • Calendar: Week of February 20 February 19, 2017
    "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead, from a farewell to Bao Bao the giant panda, to a celebration of the year's worst movies. Jane Pauley reports.
  • Gay Talese's sense of wonder February 19, 2017
    At 85 the acclaimed writer, proponent of the New Journalism movement, says the gift of "wanting to know more" keeps him alive
  • Pothole mosaics: Street art that fills a need February 19, 2017
    Chicago artist Jim Bachor patches up broken pavement with colorful works of art
  • Clyde Stubblefield, "Funky Drummer" soloist, dead at 73 February 19, 2017
    Stubblefield was best known for his solo on James Brown's 1970 single "Funky Drummer," which was sampled on over 1,000 songs and served as backbeat for countless hip-hop tracks
  • "Moonlight" writer on the inspiration and message of the film February 18, 2017
    Tarell Alvin McCraney discusses personal childhood moment behind his story "In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue" that inspired award-winning film
  • "Moonlight" writer on its origin and cirtical success February 18, 2017
    "Moonlight" won best picture in the drama category at last month's Golden Globe Awards and has received eight Oscar nominations. It's based on the story, "In Moonlight Black Boys Look Blue" by Tarell Alvin McCraney. McCraney is a MacArthur genius fellow and was recently named head of the playwriting department at the Yale School of […]