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Today in History

Sep. 13, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, Sept. 13, the 256th day of 2019. There are 109 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 13, 2001, two days after the 9/11 terror attacks, the first few jetliners returned to the nation's skies, but several major airports remained closed and others opened only...

With "Eve," Rapsody gains traction in the best rapper debate

Sep. 11, 2019 3:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The debate over who reigns supreme as the greatest rapper of the moment is never-ending and never settled. From LL Cool J vs Kool Moe Dee, Tupac vs. Biggie, Jay-Z vs. Nas, it's a time-honored discussion that's likely to be heard in any barbershop or boardroom where rap fans converge. These...

Today in History

Sep. 7, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Saturday, Sept. 7, the 250th day of 2019. There are 115 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Sept. 7, 1977, the Panama Canal treaties, calling for the U.S. to eventually turn over control of the waterway to Panama, were signed in Washington by President Jimmy Carter...

Public art of vibrant murals proliferates in Toledo

Sep. 2, 2019 2:07 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Local muralist Chris Rodriguez had been drinking all day in January 2018 when he picked up the quarter stick of dynamite and decided to light it off. "It didn't have any wick, which in that state of mind I was like, 'oh, that doesn't matter.' So I went and lit it and instantly it...

Ousted Iowa director files $2M wrongful discharge claim

Aug. 30, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The former head of the Iowa Department of Human Services is seeking $2 million for wrongful termination, claiming Gov. Kim Reynolds fired him for questioning whether the department should be paying one of her staffers to assist with the state's Medicaid program. Jerry Foxhoven was...

Tupac and hip hop among FX's expansion into docuseries

Aug. 6, 2019 2:59 PM EDT

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Tupac Shakur and his mother Afeni are the subjects of a five-part docuseries planned by FX in the cable channel's ongoing expansion into non-fiction shows. "Outlaw: The Saga of Afeni and Tupac Shakur" is told through the eyes of those who knew the late hip hop icon and his...

The Latest: Ousted Iowa director: Reynolds' aides lying

Aug. 1, 2019 6:08 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Latest on former Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven (all times local): 5 p.m. Ousted Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven says aides to Gov. Kim Reynolds are lying when they say he never objected to paying a portion of the salary of a...

Ousted Iowa director: Reynolds' aides lying about his firing

Aug. 1, 2019 5:46 PM EDT

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Ousted Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven said Thursday aides to Gov. Kim Reynolds are lying when they say he never objected to paying the salary of a governor's staffer out of his budget. Jerry Foxhoven, a 67-year-old legal scholar known for his frequent...

Ousted Iowa director to file whistleblower case, lawyer says

Jul. 31, 2019 3:07 PM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The ousted Iowa Department of Human Services director will pursue a wrongful termination lawsuit, alleging he was let go after objecting to a pay arrangement for the governor's deputy chief of staff, his lawyer said Wednesday. Jerry Foxhoven, a 67-year-old legal scholar known for his...

Correction: Iowa Official-Tupac Emails story

Jul. 25, 2019 9:46 AM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — In a story July 24 about the resignation of Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven, The Associated Press incorrectly spelled the name of the governor's chief operations officer. The official is Paul Trombino III, not Paul Tombino. A corrected version of the story is...