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Iowa public defender quits side police job after criticism

Nov. 15, 2019 2:56 PM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A supervisor in the Iowa public defender’s office quit his longtime side job as a police officer after critics said his dual roles created a conflict of interest, according to a resignation letter released Friday. Mike Adams, supervisor of the special defense unit, resigned...

No. 22 Texas takes slim Big 12 title hopes to Iowa State

Nov. 15, 2019 3:06 AM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 22 Texas still has a path to the Big 12 title game. But the Longhorns also head into Saturday’s game at Iowa State (5-4, 3-3 Big 12) knowing that they will have to start playing much better. The Longhorns (6-3, 4-2) have split their last four games, with wins over Kansas and...

No. 7 Minnesota takes its perfect season to No. 23 Iowa

Nov. 15, 2019 3:01 AM EST

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Minnesota proved it was for real by beating No. 9 Penn State last weekend. The next challenge for the seventh-ranked Golden Gophers (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) will be to knock off yet another ranked opponent Saturday — in a stadium where they haven’t won in 20 years. No. 23...

No. 22 Texas looks for road win at Iowa State

Nov. 14, 2019 4:55 PM EST

No. 22 Texas (6-3, 4-2 Big 12) vs. Iowa State (5-4, 3-3), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EST. Line: Iowa State by 7. Series record: Texas leads 14-2. WHAT’S AT STAKE Texas still has an outside chance at the Big 12 title game, but the Longhorns need to win out and get help from Baylor and Oklahoma. Fourth-year Iowa...

Defense expert: Iowa murder suspect’s confession unreliable

Nov. 14, 2019 4:27 PM EST

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — A confession by the suspect in the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is not reliable because he was sleep deprived and susceptible to coercion after hours of questioning, a defense expert testified Thursday. Brian Leslie, a consultant with expertise in interrogation...

No. 7 Minnesota continues playoff push at No. 23 Iowa

Nov. 14, 2019 3:14 PM EST

No. 7 Minnesota (9-0, 6-0 Big Ten) at No. 23 Iowa (6-3, 3-3), Saturday at 4:05 p.m. EDT (FOX). Line: Iowa by 3. Series record: Minnesota leads 62-48-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE? For once, more than a pig. Minnesota has much bigger things to play for than the “Floyd of Rosedale” hog trophy, as it seeks to win...

The Latest: Defense: Iowa suspect’s confession unreliable

Nov. 14, 2019 3:13 PM EST

MONTEZUMA, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on a court hearing in the case against the man charged with killing University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts (all times local): 2:10 p.m. A defense expert says a confession by the suspect in the death of University of Iowa student Mollie Tibbetts is not reliable because...

Manure driving Wisconsin push to prosecute journalists

Nov. 14, 2019 2:26 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Behind all the anger and indignation over a southwestern Wisconsin board’s attempts to control reports on a well water study is a simple story about manure. Lafayette County officials tried to stifle discussion about upcoming results from the study, which has already determined...

These employers chip in on your student loans

Nov. 14, 2019 12:11 PM EST

Trilogy Health Services, a Louisville, Kentucky-based operator of senior living facilities, has paid $100 a month toward each eligible worker’s student loans over the past four years. Its total outlay: roughly $3 million. That money has made a big difference for Trilogy’s nurses, therapists and...

No. 7 Gophers head to No. 23 Iowa out to prove selves again

Nov. 14, 2019 4:01 AM EST

What to watch in the Big Ten this week: GAME OF THE WEEK No. 7 Minnesota at No. 23 Iowa Minnesota apparently still has some doubters. A week after the Gophers (6-0 Big Ten, No. 8 CFP) beat Penn State as a home underdog to run their record to 9-0 for the first time since 1904, they go on the road to Iowa (6-3,...