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No. 13 Iowa women beat Western Kentucky 104-67

Nov. 13, 2018 9:13 PM EST

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Megan Gustafson scored 29 points, making all 13 of her shots, Makenzie Meyer made five 3-pointers and scored a career-high 21 points and No. 13 Iowa beat Western Kentucky 104-67 on Tuesday night. Gustafson became the second player in program history to surpass 1,000 career...

Whitaker abandoned taxpayer-funded project in Iowa in 2016

Nov. 13, 2018 9:09 PM EST

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — While in private business, acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker walked away from a taxpayer-subsidized apartment-rehabilitation project in Iowa after years of cost overruns, delays and other problems, public records show. The city of Des Moines ultimately yanked an affordable...

2015 'Bachelor' star pleads guilty to reduced charge

Nov. 13, 2018 5:54 PM EST

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A farmer who appeared on ABC's "The Bachelor" pleaded guilty Tuesday in a fatal crash last year near his home in northern Iowa. In an agreement with prosecutors, Chris Soules pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of leaving the scene of a serious injury accident. The misdemeanor...

TE Noah Fant's usage questioned during Iowa's 3-game skid

Nov. 13, 2018 5:31 PM EST

Iowa junior tight end Noah Fant is one of the most talented players that Kirk Ferentz has ever coached in his 20 years. So why isn't Iowa (6-4, 3-4 Big Ten) getting Fant the ball more? It is a perplexing question in an increasingly disappointing season in Iowa City. The issue came to a head last week in a 14-10...

No. 18 Iowa State to miss Montgomery for a half vs. Texas

Nov. 13, 2018 4:33 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — No. 18 Iowa State will be without junior David Montgomery, one of its best players, for the first half of one of the bigger games in school history. How the Cyclones (6-3, 5-2 Big 12) fare for 30 minutes without their star running back could decide whether they stay alive in the Big 12...

Why wait? Democrats openly flirt with 2020 White House bids

Nov. 13, 2018 5:30 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the days after the midterm election, New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker worked the phones with Democratic luminaries in Iowa. Montana Gov. Steve Bullock courted high-dollar donors in New York. Other Democrats openly mused about their White House ambitions on live television. Motivated by an...

Iowa State beats Texas Southern 85-73

Nov. 12, 2018 10:35 PM EST

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa State's thin roster survived its opening home stand with three straight wins. Next up for the Cyclones, down four regulars because of injuries and suspensions, is a trip to Hawaii that should really test their mettle. Marial Shayok scored a career-high 26 points, freshman Talen...

Scuffling Baylor-Iowa St players to miss 1st half this week

Nov. 12, 2018 7:38 PM EST

Iowa State running back David Montgomery and Baylor defensive end Greg Roberts will miss the first half of their teams' games this week after the scuffle that led to their ejections in the second half of a testy game between the Cyclones and Bears. Cyclones coach Matt Campbell said Monday that his team wouldn't...

Big 12 down to final 4 teams to determine 2 title game spots

Nov. 12, 2018 5:44 PM EST

Sixth-ranked Oklahoma or No. 7 West Virginia will play in the Big 12 championship game. They might be facing each other, too, The Sooners, Mountaineers, No. 13 Texas and No. 18 Iowa State are the final four teams still in contention for the two spots in the Big 12 title game Dec. 1. There are also two big...

Nearly 170 neglected dogs seized from Iowa puppy mill

Nov. 12, 2018 2:06 PM EST

NORTHWOOD, Iowa (AP) — Officials say nearly 170 dogs showing signs of neglect in filthy kennels have been seized from an overcrowded puppy mill in northern Iowa. A news release on the Worth County Sheriff's Office website says the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals took the animals...