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Mayor: 5 unaccounted for including 2 likely in wreckage of collapsed Iowa apartment building

May. 30, 2023 12:59 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Five people remain unaccounted for, including two people whose remains may be in a pile of rubble at the site of a partially collapsed apartment building, officials of the city of Davenport, Iowa, said Tuesday. Mayor Mike Matson confirmed the numbers at a...

DeSantis kicks off presidential campaign in Iowa as he steps up criticism of Trump

May. 30, 2023 10:01 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ron DeSantis plans to kick off his presidential campaign in Iowa on Tuesday, the start of a busy week that will take him to 12 cities in three states as he tests his pitch as the most formidable Republican challenger to former President Donald Trump. The Florida...

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...

Langenberg, three relievers lead Iowa past Michigan in Big Ten semifinal

May. 27, 2023 14:15 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Ty Langenberg allowed two hits in seven innings, three relievers finished the three-hit shutout, and Iowa advanced to the Big Ten Tournament championship game with a 5-0 victory over Michigan on Saturday. Langenberg (6-3) struck out nine batters, walked two and...

Teen workers are in high demand for summer and commanding better pay

May. 27, 2023 00:08 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Teens have long been vital to filling out the summertime staffs of restaurants, ice cream stands, amusement parks and camps. Now, thanks to one of the tightest labor markets in decades, they have even more sway, with an array of jobs to choose from at ever higher...

Voit wins first start, has career-high 4 hits to help Michigan beat Indiana

May. 26, 2023 20:02 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Cody Jefferis went 3 for 5 with a double and three RBIs, Mitch Voit went 4 for 5 at the plate and threw 5 2/3 innings in his first career start and Michigan beat No. 2 seed Indiana 13-6 on Friday in an elimination game at the Big Ten Tournament. No. 6 seed...

Biden celebrates LSU women's and UConn men's basketball teams at separate White House events

May. 26, 2023 19:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — All of the past drama and sore feelings associated with Louisiana State's invitation to the White House were seemingly forgotten or set aside Friday as President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcomed the championship women's basketball team to the mansion with smiles,...