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No. 18 Wisconsin, Iowa set for Big Ten West showdown

Sep. 21, 2018 2:47 AM EDT

The first Big Ten game of the season for No. 18 Wisconsin and Iowa could end up being the biggest one in the West division this season. The Badgers (2-1), despite getting upset by BYU last weekend, still look like the class of the struggling West. But Iowa (3-0) and its dominant defense look like Wisconsin's most...

Report details sexual misconduct by ex-ally of Iowa governor

Sep. 20, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An agency director who was a top ally of Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds committed a range of sexual misconduct, harassment and inappropriate behavior that went on for years, an independent investigation concluded Thursday. Iowa Finance Authority Director Dave Jamison grabbed one...

Similar slayings draw vastly different political reaction

Sep. 19, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The cases are strikingly similar: Two talented young women were stabbed to death by male strangers while doing athletic activities alone in normally safe parts of Iowa. But politicians who quickly expressed outrage about the immigrant suspect charged with killing runner Mollie...

Iowa moves to 3-0 with 38-14 win over Northern Iowa

Sep. 16, 2018 12:03 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Three plus three equals three. That's math that works for the Iowa football team. With a dominant 38-14 win against Northern Iowa on Saturday night at Kinnick Stadium, that makes three games, three impressive defensive efforts and three emphatic wins to send the Hawkeyes (3-0) into...

Iowa governor defends trip on vendor's plane to bowl game

Sep. 13, 2018 8:06 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Kim Reynolds dismissed criticism Thursday of her decision to travel to Iowa State's bowl game for free on a plane owned by a longtime and controversial state vendor. Reynolds told reporters that she saw nothing wrong with her flight to Memphis on the plane owned by Sedgwick,...

APNewsBreak: Iowa governor flew to game on vendor's plane

Sep. 12, 2018 2:48 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds received approval from an ethics regulator to fly with her family to Iowa State's bowl game free of charge on the jet of a state vendor, despite a law barring public officials and their relatives from accepting gifts, a review by The Associated Press shows....

Iowa beats Iowa State 13-3 for 4th straight win in series

Sep. 8, 2018 9:34 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The game itself was, at times, outright hideous. Iowa's defense looked gorgeous yet again though, doing more than enough to ensure that the CyHawk trophy stays in Iowa City for another year. Mekhi Sargent scored on a 2-yard TD run with 4:47 left and Iowa beat Iowa State 13-3 on...

Iowa's Luka Garza has surgery for benign cyst in abdomen

Sep. 7, 2018 4:42 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa sophomore Luka Garza had surgery Friday to remove a benign cyst in his abdomen and is out indefinitely. Coach Fran McCaffery says Garza's procedure "went well." He says the Hawkeyes look forward to him rejoining the team this fall. Garza was one of the few standouts in a lost...

Stakes in Hawkeyes, Cyclones' rivalry higher than ever

Sep. 7, 2018 4:32 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — For much of its history, the Iowa-Iowa State series was more about bragging rights than postseason possibilities. The 42nd consecutive matchup in this rivalry, to be held Saturday in Iowa City, could have huge implications for two teams dreaming of big things in 2018. Granted, no one...

Immigrant charged in Iowa student's death was known by alias

Sep. 5, 2018 6:06 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Mexican man charged with abducting and killing an Iowa college student was known for years on the dairy farm where he worked by another name: John Budd. The alias has emerged as Cristhian Bahena Rivera's employer, a cattle operation owned by a prominent Republican family, faces...