Month: September 2019

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iStock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL AMERICAN LEAGUEMinnesota 10, Detroit 4Texas 7, Boston 5Chi White Sox 8, Cleveland 0Oakland 3, Seattle 1LA Angels 4, Houston 3  — 12 innings NATIONAL LEAGUEMilwaukee 5, Cincinnati 3LA Dodgers 1, San Diego 0San Francisco 8, Colorado 3Washington 6, Philadelphia 3Miami 4, […]

The Iowa Department of Public Health says the number of vaping cases linked to severe respiratory illness have increased. The Health Department says there have been 23 reported cases in Iowa and no deaths. That compares to 803 cases nationally and 12 deaths. The ages of those involved in Iowa range from 17 to 60. […]

The actions of two eastern Iowa law officers are being called “reasonable” after the death of a man shortly after being taken into custody. Following a lengthy review, including of police body-cam footage, the Muscatine County attorney says there is no evidence of wrongdoing by a Maquoketa police officer and a Jackson County deputy. They […]

University of Iowa Chief Financial Officer Terry Johnson is confident the school will be able to privatize its utility system. Under the plan, a winning bidder would pay the university a lump sum — which would be invested in an endowment to support teaching, research and scholarship. Johnson says that up-front payment would be in […]

An eastern Iowa man who admitted to taking advantage of a 14-year-old girl will spend 32 years in federal prison. Thirty-year-old Kevin Herrig pleaded guilty to sexual exploitation of a child and the receipt of child pornography. Evidence at his sentencing showed Herrig was staying in a halfway house in Cedar Rapids after getting out […]

One person was killed in a car-semi collision Thursday near Duncombe in Webster County. The Iowa Highway Patrol says a westbound 2017 Subaru Forester driven by Ricky Mason of Dysart was in the right hand lane of Highway 20 and approaching a westbound 2015 Freightliner semi, operated by Kirk Gunderson of Hampton. The Gunderson semi […]

An economist who monitors Iowa’s farm sector says things would be far worse if the Trump Administration hadn’t given farmers $28 billion in trade relief payments. Iowa State University economist Chad Hart says the farm economy has been struggling for the past five years due to depressed commodity prices. “It wasn’t just the trade war […]

iStock/monkeybusinessimages(LOS ANGELES) — After Eddie Murphy’s ex-wife Nicole Murphy appeared on the Wendy Williams Show earlier this week to reiterate her “regret” over kissing married film director Antoine Fuqua, she also denied releasing a statement claiming her steamy smooch was just a “friendly hello.” Now, the blogger who Murphy accused of fabricating that statement is speaking out…and […]

NBCUniversal(NEW YORK) — If just you can’t get enough of Law & Order — in spite of the fact that various iterations of the show are pretty much airing constantly throughout the day on various channels — you’re in luck. Series creator Dick Wolf and NBC are launching  The Law & Order: SVU Podcast, an […]

Diageo/Skybound(NEW YORK) — Spirits company Diageo and Skybound Entertainment have collaborated on a whiskey celebrating the latter’s most famous creation: The Walking Dead. The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey is a limited-edition spirit launching in honor of the series, which returns to AMC for a 10th season on Sunday. Available in stores nationwide beginning […]

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