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Trump returns to campaign trail in Iowa as GOP rival DeSantis makes case to New Hampshire voters

Jun. 01, 2023 00:16 AM EDT

LACONIA, N.H. (AP) — Former President Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail Thursday as his chief rival for the GOP presidential nomination, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, is undertaking his first swing through early voting states as an official candidate. Trump is back in Iowa...

DeSantis plays up his personal side — and swipes at Trump — during campaign blitz across Iowa

May. 31, 2023 21:48 PM EDT

SALIX, Iowa (AP) — Ron DeSantis blitzed through Iowa during his first full day of presidential campaigning on Wednesday, aiming for the kind of personal connections with voters that critics say have long eluded him while stepping up his verbal swipes at former President Donald Trump. ...

Mike Pence will launch his presidential campaign in Iowa on June 7

May. 31, 2023 20:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former Vice President Mike Pence will officially launch his long-expected campaign for the Republican nomination for president in Iowa next week, adding another candidate to the growing GOP field and putting him in direct competition with his former boss. Pence will...

Iowa judge orders continued probation for teen sex trafficking victim who killed her alleged abuser

May. 31, 2023 18:45 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A teenage sex trafficking victim who fatally stabbed the man she accused of abusing her was resentenced Wednesday to probation, telling an Iowa judge that she now has a support system to help keep her on track. Prosecutors agreed that Pieper Lewis should...

DeSantis kicks off presidential campaign in Iowa, vows to 'fight back' against Trump

May. 30, 2023 22:54 PM EDT

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis stepped into Iowa on Tuesday for the first time as a Republican presidential candidate and stepped up to Donald Trump, vowing to “fight back” against the former president as the GOP’s 2024 campaign enters a new phase. Until now,...

Iowa governor to send about 100 of the state's National Guard troops to US border

May. 30, 2023 18:41 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — About 100 Iowa National Guard troops and 30 public safety officers will be sent to the U.S. border with Mexico, Gov. Kim Reynolds announced Tuesday. Reynolds said the National Guard troops would be deployed for 30 days in August and the Department of Public...

No fatalities reported in Iowa as officials plan to demolish partially collapsed building

May. 29, 2023 21:15 PM EDT

Officials in Iowa are making plans to demolish a six-story apartment building a day after it partially collapsed, injuring at least one person and displacing countless residents and business owners. No fatalities have been reported. City officials in Davenport, a city in eastern...

Editorial Roundup: Iowa

May. 29, 2023 15:08 PM EDT

Des Moines Register. May 23, 2023. Editorial: Move past ‘No Mow May’ to better help pollinators Suddenly going back to diligent mowing in late spring, even after flora has gotten a better hold for the season, can cause trouble, scientists say. ...

Fire chief in Iowa says one person rescued overnight from building collapse in Davenport; number of missing unclear

May. 29, 2023 08:16 AM EDT
DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — Fire chief in Iowa says one person rescued overnight from building collapse in Davenport; number of missing unclear.

Keister, Lorusso lead Maryland over Iowa 4-0 in Big Ten Tournament title game

May. 28, 2023 18:09 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kevin Keister and Nick Lorusso hit fifth-inning home runs and Maryland used five pitchers in a four-hit 4-0 victory over Iowa in the championship game of the Big Ten Tournament on Sunday. Reliever Kenny Lippman — the third pitcher of the game for top-seeded...