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Before the Iowa Freedom Summit on Saturday, one Republican activist summed up Gov. Scott Walker’s challenge this way: “He doesn’t make the flashbulbs go off.” But at the end of the marathon day of speeches before conservatives, the Wisconsin governor emerged as the leading light. via www.slate.com Continue reading
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House Republican leaders on Monday sidelined a controversial border security bill amid widespread disagreement among GOP lawmakers, making it the latest piece of legislation caught in an internal battle in the caucus. Chamber leaders blamed the decision to cancel the vote, which had been set for Wednesday, on the massive... Continue reading
Reblogged 11 minutes ago at Mike's Politics
IOWA CITY — Eight was enough. After spotting Nebraska the game’s first eight points, the Iowa women’s basketball team ended its eight-game losing streak to the Cornhuskers in overtime Monday. The 20th-rated Hawkeyes overcame a sluggish first half and a 10-point deficit in the final 14 minutes of regulation to... Continue reading
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IOWA CITY — Eight was enough. After spotting Nebraska the game’s first eight points, the Iowa women’s basketball team ended its eight-game losing streak to the Cornhuskers in overtime Monday. The 20th-rated Hawkeyes overcame a sluggish first half and a... Continue reading
Reblogged 12 minutes ago at Coralville Courier
Iowa running backs Jonathan Parker and Akrum Wadley were ticketed late Saturday night by Iowa City Police for a disorderly house. Police responded to a call at 11:54 p.m. Saturday of a loud party at 86 Olive Court, located just southwest of Kinnick Stadium south of Melrose Avenue in University... Continue reading
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AMES, Iowa -- Iowa State accomplished what it set out to do: respond to a brutal loss at Texas Tech with another big win over a ranked team. But the Cyclones might be haunted by the final minutes of a game they nearly let slip away. Georges Niang scored 19... Continue reading
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The University of Iowa will now expand down Interstate 80, as the AIB College of Business will soon become the University of Iowa Des Moines campus. The Daily Iowan met with UI President Sally Mason on Monday for a monthly... Continue reading
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Johnson County Supervisor HATES it when elected officials talk about giving people some of their hard-earned money back. Sullivan doesn't believe in solving problems at the lowest possible level, or in an individual's ability to create and achieve. Sullivan thinks big government is the one and only solution to everything.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
Gas Pipeline Permit Deadlines – Passage - Vote Passed (253-169, 11 Not Voting) The House passed a bill that would require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve or deny a natural gas pipeline project within one year after receiving a completed application. Federal agencies responsible for issuing permits would... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
Gas Pipeline Permit Deadlines – Passage - Vote Passed (253-169, 11 Not Voting) The House passed a bill that would require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve or deny a natural gas pipeline project within one year after receiving a completed application. Federal agencies responsible for issuing permits would... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
Gas Pipeline Permit Deadlines – Passage - Vote Passed (253-169, 11 Not Voting) The House passed a bill that would require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve or deny a natural gas pipeline project within one year after receiving a completed application. Federal agencies responsible for issuing permits would... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
Gas Pipeline Permit Deadlines – Passage - Vote Passed (253-169, 11 Not Voting) The House passed a bill that would require the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to approve or deny a natural gas pipeline project within one year after receiving a completed application. Federal agencies responsible for issuing permits would... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Mike's Politics
MIKE'S POLITICAL NOTE: Senate Democrats are playing games with the Keystone XL Pipeline, trying to hold it hostage in an attempt to get Republicans to go on record as saying humans are the cause of climate change. Keystone XL Pipeline - Climate Change - Vote Rejected (50-49, 1 Not Voting)... Continue reading
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U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $321 billion in assets, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,086 banking offices and 5,086 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bank can take every part of your business to new heights. From business lending to payment services. From equipment financing to commercial real estate. And, even the personal banking needs of every employee. U.S. Bank can do it with a level of service no... Continue reading
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U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $321 billion in assets, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the 5th largest commercial bank in the United States. The company operates 3,086 banking offices and 5,086 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Corridor Search
President Obama's continued efforts to extend unemployment insurance kept the nation's unemployment rate high long after the recession ended, according to a new economic study. Normally, unemployed persons are entitled to up to 26 weeks of unemployment insurance benefits. But... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
AIB College of Business today (Monday, Jan. 26) announced that it will become the University of Iowa Des Moines campus. Transition is expected to take at least a year, but the two schools will immediately establish an integration team to... Continue reading
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JOHNSTON, Iowa —Gov. Terry Branstad was just taken to a hospital on Monday. The Governor's Office said he fell ill at an event at DuPont Pioneer in Johnston around noon. Branstad has been suffering from the flu. The ambulance took... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: This NAACP official is nuts. Pleas Thompson, president of the NAACP in Tulsa, Oklahoma, told KTUL-TV that a Muskogee police officer could have avoided shooting 21-year-old Terrance Walker on Jan. 17. The following is the order... Continue reading
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RAGBRAI officials have announced Coralville as an overnight town for the bicycle deluge in July, and local businesses and officials are preparing for the challenge. “It’s a great opportunity to showcase our city to people from around the world,” Coralville... Continue reading
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For the last several months, the likes of Jeb Bush, Mitt Romney, Ted Cruz and Rand Paul have dominated the media coverage of the still-nascent contest for the White House. But when the 2016 Republican presidential race roared to life this weekend with twin events in Iowa and Louisiana, two... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Mike's Politics
If you're spending time scouring statistics and pouring over numbers in an attempt to unearth the reason for Iowa's recent struggles against Nebraska, Lisa Bluder can save you some time. Bluder has a simple explanation for her team's winless string against the Cornhuskers over the past three seasons. via www.desmoinesregister.com Continue reading
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IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa bird watchers will be able to spot bald eagles this winter as the animals visit in search of warmer weather. Thousands of bald eagles cross Iowa each winter as they migrate south. Wildlife experts... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
DAVENPORT — Hiawatha and Coralville will welcome RAGBRAI participants to the Corridor this summer. The two cities were chosen to be overnight stops in the 2015 edition of the Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa. via www.kcrg.com Continue reading
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A Virgin Galactic rocket plane known as SpaceShipTwo crashed in the Cantill area of the California Mojave desert during a test flight Friday morning, leaving one pilot dead and another injured, the California Highway Patrol reported. The pilots have not... Continue reading
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