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APNewsBreak: Candidate refunds illegal EMILY's List donation

Apr. 24, 2018 5:05 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Iowa Secretary of State said Tuesday she would refund a major contribution from a national political group after learning it was mistakenly given and accepted in violation of Iowa law. Deidre DeJear's campaign said it would send back the $5,000 contribution...

Iowa hoping to find offensive consistency in 2018

Apr. 20, 2018 10:33 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's offense was as inconsistent as any in the country last season, capable of hanging 55 points on Ohio State one week and getting shut out by Wisconsin the next. A more reliable attack could help vault the Hawkeyes back atop the Big Ten West in 2018. That's certainly the hope at...

Regulator: Iowa official won't have to ID outside businesses

Apr. 18, 2018 5:44 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa's top elections official will not be required to identify his private businesses in a conflict-of-interest disclosure form because other state officials have kept them secret without consequence, a regulator said Wednesday. The Associated Press reported Tuesday that Secretary of...

Iowa seeking clarity at linebacker heading into the fall

Apr. 17, 2018 5:09 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The biggest hole Iowa will have to fill by September is at linebacker, where three multi-year starters have graduated and are preparing for their shot in the NFL. The Hawkeyes appear to have gotten some clarity in the middle of their defense this spring. Defensive coordinator Phil...

Former Iowa wrestler pleads guilty to computer fraud charge

Apr. 16, 2018 7:10 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A former University of Iowa wrestler has pleaded guilty to a federal computer fraud charge for manipulating the school's network so he could access its computers and change his and other students' grades for classes. The U.S. attorney's office says Trevor J. Graves pleaded guilty...

Iowa city suspends policy allowing police to kill feral cats

Apr. 13, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

JEFFERSON, Iowa (AP) — Under prodding from an animal welfare organization, a central Iowa city is reviewing animal control policies and suspending the city practice of trapping and fatally shooting feral cats. City administrator Mike Palmer said Friday that Mayor Craig Berry told council members Tuesday...

US wins wrestling World Cup for 1st time in 15 years

Apr. 8, 2018 7:03 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The United State won wrestling's World Cup for the first time in 15 years Sunday, beating Azerbaijan in the final. The victory marked the second consecutive major international tournament won by the Americans, who won the team crown at last year's world championships. This title came...

Absence of Russia, Iran mars US-held wrestling World Cup

Apr. 7, 2018 7:41 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — This year's freestyle World Cup could have been one of the most intriguing wrestling tournaments outside of the Olympics in years. The powerhouse Russian and Iranian teams were looking to topple the Americans — last year's team winner at the world championships — in...

Iowa guard Isaiah Moss to test NBA draft waters

Apr. 3, 2018 6:13 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Guard Isaiah Moss is the second Iowa sophomore to submit paperwork for early entry into the NBA draft, a process designed to gauge professional interest. Moss joined Tyler Cook by announcing his plans on Tuesday. Moss has not hired an agent and has until May 30 to return to school or...

Russia says US barring its wrestlers from Iowa competition

Mar. 28, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian Foreign Ministry has accused the United States of trying to bar Russian wrestlers from an upcoming competition and claims the U.S. is unfit to host international sports events. The ministry says the U.S. embassy in Moscow refused to arrange visa interviews for the Russian team...