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AP Interview: Kamala Harris on her bus tour through Iowa

Aug. 13, 2019 6:28 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Kamala Harris is on the move. During the course of a five-day sprint across Iowa that included 17 stops across 11 counties, the Democratic presidential candidate ordered tacos from a tacqueria in Storm Lake, sampled a pork chop at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, called bingo at a...

Mississippi River city ponders a wall it has long rejected

Jul. 28, 2019 11:57 AM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Hundreds of communities line the Mississippi River on its 2,348-mile journey to the Gulf of Mexico, but Davenport, Iowa, stands out for the simple reason that people there can actually dip their toes in the river without scaling a flood wall, levee or other impediment. It's a point...