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Officials work to bring home US instructors recovering after stabbing attack at Chinese park

Jun. 11, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. officials worked Tuesday to bring home four injured instructors from Iowa’s Cornell College who were stabbed in the northeast Chinese city of Jilin, where they were teaching. Jilin city police said a 55-year-old man surnamed Cui was walking in a public park...

Casey's: Fiscal Q4 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 11, 2024 16:51 PM EDT

ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — ANKENY, Iowa (AP) — Casey's General Stores Inc. (CASY) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $87 million. On a per-share basis, the Ankeny, Iowa-based company said it had net income of $2.34. The results surpassed Wall Street...

AUTO RACING: NASCAR debuts Cup Series in Iowa with Larson coming off Sonoma win; F1, IndyCar idle

Jun. 11, 2024 16:33 PM EDT

All Times Eastern NASCAR CUP SERIES Iowa Corn 350 Powered by Ethanol Site: Newton, Iowa. Schedule: Friday, practice, 5:35 p.m.; Saturday, qualifying, 1:05 p.m.; Sunday, race, 7 p.m. (USA). Track: Iowa Speedway. ...

Federal appeals court weighs challenge to Iowa ban on books with sexual content from schools

Jun. 11, 2024 15:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Attorneys for LGBTQ+ youth, teachers and major publishers asked a federal appeals court Tuesday to affirm a lower court order that blocked key parts of an Iowa law banning books depicting sex acts from school libraries and classrooms. The law, which the...

Chinese police say a suspect is in custody after a knife attack on 4 instructors from Iowa’s Cornell College

Jun. 11, 2024 06:57 AM EDT
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese police say a suspect is in custody after a knife attack on 4 instructors from Iowa’s Cornell College.

4 Iowa instructors teaching at a Chinese university were attacked at a park

Jun. 10, 2024 22:23 PM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Iowa (AP) — Four Iowa college instructors teaching in China were attacked in a reported stabbing while visiting a public park, Cornell College and the U.S. State Department confirmed Monday. Cornell College President Jonathan Brand in a statement said the instructors...

Iowa defends immigration law that allows local officials to arrest people told to leave US

Jun. 10, 2024 15:51 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa defended its new immigration law on Monday and argued that the state's ability to file criminal charges against people did not infringe on federal authority over immigration because local officials would abide by all federal regulations. Lawyers for the...

The only surviving victim of a metal pipe attack in Iowa has died, authorities say

Jun. 10, 2024 13:40 PM EDT

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa (AP) — The only survivor of a metal pipe attack in Iowa has died, prompting authorities to charge the suspect with a fourth count of first-degree murder. The Linn County Sheriff’s Department alleges 34-year-old Luke Truesdell, of Marion, attacked four people...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jun. 10, 2024 07:13 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph-Herald. June 8, 2024. Editorial: Reducing Iowa’s cancer rates a battle to be fought on many fronts Today, the Telegraph Herald kicks off a three-part series examining the causes and impacts of Iowa’s high cancer rates, as well as efforts to combat...

Iowa's Ava Jones takes medical disqualification, retires from basketball after injuries from crash

Jun. 08, 2024 12:48 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa forward Ava Jones will take a medical disqualification and retire from college basketball. The school and Jones announced the decision Friday, saying Jones would remain on scholarship and work toward her degree at Iowa. She was not cleared to play as a...