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Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Aug. 15, 2022 07:21 AM EDT

Des Moines Register. August 14, 2022. Editorial: Spin doesn’t change that Chuck Grassley and Joni Ernst refused to help with insulin costs When the chance came to put potentially decisive votes behind their words Aug. 7, the Iowa Republicans blinked. ...

Dubuque airport terminal named for Black WWII fighter pilot

Jul. 21, 2022 14:14 PM EDT

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — The main terminal at Dubuque’s regional airport has been renamed to honor a Black World War II fighter pilot from the eastern Iowa city. The family of the late Robert Martin, city leaders and those who sought the change gathered Tuesday for a ribbon cutting...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

Jul. 11, 2022 13:34 PM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. July 10, 2022. Editorial: Smoke-free casinos not a bad bet for Iowa It’s been 14 years since Iowa restaurants and bars went smoke-free. It’s getting hard to remember the days of restaurant smoking sections and smoke-filled bars, and there...

Editorial Roundup Iowa

Jul. 04, 2022 07:13 AM EDT

Dubuque Telegraph Herald. July 2, 2022. Editorial: Midwest must welcome, assist refugees “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these,...

Lawsuits filed days after deadly Missouri Amtrak crash

Jul. 01, 2022 17:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The first lawsuits have been filed only days after an Amtrak train collision and derailment in rural Missouri that left four people dead and injured up to 150 others. In a federal lawsuit filed Friday, surviving passenger Janet Williams of Dubuque, Iowa,...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

May. 30, 2022 17:22 PM EDT

Dubuque Herald Telegraph. May 25, 2022. Editorial: Iowa mobile home law brings baby steps toward change Efforts by Iowa lawmakers to put in place protections for mobile home owners fared better than they did two years ago. Marginally. In...

In bear-barren state, Iowa officials issue bear safety tips

May. 27, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — Iowa has hardly any bears, but one keeps popping up in Dubuque and has led state and city officials to advise residents to be on guard for black bear encounters. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources and the city of Dubuque issued a “bear aware” release...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

May. 23, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

Des Moines Register. May 22, 2022. Editorial: Find a way to keep free school lunch for kids going permanently Ensuring that children don’t go hungry is morally good, full stop. But the benefits of putting reasonably nutritious food in front of children do not stop...