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ACLU of Iowa files suit for transgender coverage - Quad City Times

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:14

Quad City Times

ACLU of Iowa files suit for transgender coverage
Quad City Times
“Although a federal appellate court ruled in 1980 that Iowa could not 'arbitrarily' deny coverage for surgery when it was medically necessary as treatment for an individual undergoing gender transition, the same court in 2001 held that the Iowa ...
ACLU files suit against Iowa DHS over transgender surgical careKCCI Des Moines
Ban on Medicaid Coverage for Transgender Surgical Care Receives Court ChallengeIowa Public Radio

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Severe Drought Continues in Southern Iowa - whotv.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:09

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Severe Drought Continues in Southern Iowa
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Overall 67% of the state was still suffering through some stage of drought. That's a slight improvement from last week. However in southern Iowa things are actually getting worse. 3.70% of the state, all in South-Central Iowa, is now in "extreme ...

Peterson: Baylor is halfway to 0-6, while Cyclones and Longhorns are halfway to Thursday - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:05

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Peterson: Baylor is halfway to 0-6, while Cyclones and Longhorns are halfway to Thursday
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I can't resist. Is anyone without ties to Baylor suddenly saddened that the school's scandalous football program is halfway to 0-6? Seeing no raised hands, I'll proceed. The Bears have already lost against Liberty, Texas-San Antonio and Duke. They're ...

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Iowa Public information Board won't release tape to ombudsman - The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:32

The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

Iowa Public information Board won't release tape to ombudsman
The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
The Iowa Public Information Board won't allow the state ombudsman's office to review audio recording of a closed-session meeting to assess whether the board violated Iowa's open meetings law. The board voted 7-2 Thursday to withhold the recording, ...

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Iowa's transparency board refuses to divulge secret meeting to ombudsman - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:30

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Iowa's transparency board refuses to divulge secret meeting to ombudsman
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An Iowa board responsible for enforcing government transparency on Thursday denied the state's ombudsman access to an Aug. 25 meeting that records advocates contend was illegally confidential. The Iowa Public Information Board is the first government ...
Iowa Public information Board won't release tape to ombudsmanThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines

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Studies: New health care bill spells long-term trouble for Iowa - Mason City Globe Gazette

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:14

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Studies: New health care bill spells long-term trouble for Iowa
Mason City Globe Gazette
In fact, Iowa would be one of the few states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act that would gain under the new system, according to Kaiser, although the organization warns those figures could change depending on how the new system ...
Graham-Cassidy bill could cause major healthcare cuts in IowaKCCI Des Moines

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Studies: New health care bill spells long-term trouble for Iowa - Quad City Times

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 17:07

Quad City Times

Studies: New health care bill spells long-term trouble for Iowa
Quad City Times
In fact, Iowa would be one of the few states that expanded Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act that would gain under the new system, according to Kaiser, although the organization warns those figures could change depending on how the new system ...
Graham-Cassidy bill could cause major healthcare cuts in IowaKCCI Des Moines
Iowa senator says GOP has 'responsibility' to pass legislationMason City Globe Gazette

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Iowa's been better than Nebraska since ex-AD's comment about the Hawkeyes - SB Nation

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 16:29

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Iowa's been better than Nebraska since ex-AD's comment about the Hawkeyes
SB Nation
His last game was a 17-point comeback overtime win at Iowa in the Huskers' regular-season finale. Athletic director Shawn Eichorst fired him anyway, and he used the Hawkeyes' mediocrity that year (they'd finish 7-6) to justify the timing of the Pelini ...
Former Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst's 'evaluate where Iowa was' statement revisitedLandof10.com

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Former Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst's 'evaluate where Iowa was' statement revisited - Landof10.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:50

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Former Nebraska AD Shawn Eichorst's 'evaluate where Iowa was' statement revisited
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — Former Nebraska athletics director Shawn Eichorst tied his legacy to firing football coach Bo Pelini and hiring replacement Mike Riley in late 2014. Inside that 6-day period, Eichorst either inadvertently or intentionally ignited a ...

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ACLU files suit against Iowa DHS over transgender surgical care - KCCI Des Moines

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:19

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ACLU files suit against Iowa DHS over transgender surgical care
KCCI Des Moines
The ACLU of Iowa announced the filing of a lawsuit Thursday to challenge the Iowa Department of Human Services' ban on Medicaid coverage of surgical care for transgender Iowans. The ACLU of Iowa is filing the lawsuit on behalf of client EerieAnna Good, ...
Transgender women sue Iowa over Medicaid coverage banDesMoinesRegister.com

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Iowa football: Fans wave to children's hospital in Hawkeyes' newest tradition - NCAA.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 14:13

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Iowa football: Fans wave to children's hospital in Hawkeyes' newest tradition
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Iowa's Kinnick Stadium has a seating capacity of 70,585, which gives the Hawkeyes incredible strength in numbers in one of the coolest new traditions in college football. The stadium is located next to the new University of Iowa Stead Family Children's ...

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Latino population in Denison may foretell Iowa's future - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:16

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Latino population in Denison may foretell Iowa's future
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Lorena Lopez was a journalist on a TV news program in Nicaragua. She became a dishwasher after she immigrated to Iowa. “I have a dictionary all the time in my pocket,” she said. “And I smile a lot.” She also had a plan. Lopez trained as a medical ...

On the Beat: ESPN College GameDay whiffs by skipping Iowa City this week - Landof10.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 13:07

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On the Beat: ESPN College GameDay whiffs by skipping Iowa City this week
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IOWA CITY, Iowa — At black-and-gold Kinnick Stadium where any shade of red is both abhorred and discouraged, University of Iowa officials will roll out a more palatable-looking but equally regal carpet for ABC's No. 1 college football crew on Saturday ...
Big Game Hunting: Is Iowa City where No. 4 Penn State goes down?Chicago Sun-Times
2-Minute Drill: Penn State Nittany Lions at Iowa HawkeyesThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
No. 4 Penn State opens Big 10 play at IowaSacramento Bee
Allentown Morning Call -Black Heart Gold Pants -News & Observer
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Inside Hakeem Butler's resilient journey to Iowa State football - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:26

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Inside Hakeem Butler's resilient journey to Iowa State football
DesMoinesRegister.com
AMES, Ia. — Hakeem Butler shakes his head as he starts laughing. He's thinking about his journey to Iowa State. And what a journey it's been. There have been so many twists, turns, tough moments. Where to begin? What to say? The redshirt sophomore ...

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New rifle law seen as boon for Iowa deer hunting, gun shops - DesMoinesRegister.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:06

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New rifle law seen as boon for Iowa deer hunting, gun shops
DesMoinesRegister.com
Iowa hunters can legally shoot deer this fall with rifles using straight wall cartridges, and gun shop owners are reporting brisk sales of ammunition and new firearms. Mike Sporer says he plans to hunt deer in rural Marion County with eight longtime ...

Opponents to rally ahead of Ernst Iowa City town hall meeting Friday - Mason City Globe Gazette

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:55

Mason City Globe Gazette

Opponents to rally ahead of Ernst Iowa City town hall meeting Friday
Mason City Globe Gazette
“You claim you host town halls to listen and explain your positions, but really you parrot alt-right talking points and have no interest in hearing from the people you claim to represent,” reads an open letter to Ernst from Action Iowa, Indivisible ...

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Iowa Coach Ferentz Supports American Farmers Through ANF - Agriculture.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:53

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Iowa Coach Ferentz Supports American Farmers Through ANF
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The University of Iowa and Iowa Farm Bureau will showcase the many ways America needs farmers at the seventh annual America Needs Farmers (ANF) Game Day held Saturday, September 23 at Kinnick Stadium. “We are honored for the opportunity to ...

Iowa mailbag: Which opposing player made you wince, safety play crucial against Penn State - Landof10.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:34

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Iowa mailbag: Which opposing player made you wince, safety play crucial against Penn State
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Have Iowa football questions? We've got answers. Join us every Thursday for the Land of 10 Iowa mailbag to discuss Hawkeyes football. This week, we'll discuss Iowa's ranking potential, Iowa's defensive scheme and the player from the past who makes fans ...
Iowa football: Fourth-ranked Penn State set for trip to IowaWaterloo Cedar Falls Courier
2-Minute Drill: Penn State Nittany Lions at Iowa HawkeyesThe Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines
No. 4 Penn State opens Big 10 play at IowaSacramento Bee
Allentown Morning Call -Black Heart Gold Pants -York Daily Record/Sunday News
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Opponents to rally ahead of Ernst Iowa City town hall meeting Friday - Quad City Times

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 11:17

Quad City Times

Opponents to rally ahead of Ernst Iowa City town hall meeting Friday
Quad City Times
“You claim you host town halls to listen and explain your positions, but really you parrot alt-right talking points and have no interest in hearing from the people you claim to represent,” reads an open letter to Ernst from Action Iowa, Indivisible ...

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Iowa to Discontinue Soda and Candy for EBT Recipients on 1 October 2017? - snopes.com

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 10:54

Iowa to Discontinue Soda and Candy for EBT Recipients on 1 October 2017?
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On Oct. 1st, 2017 Iowa Residents will no longer be able to buy Soda Pop or Candy with their Benefits, Sources say the number one product bought with the EBT Cards was Mt. Dew.. with other studies in place officials are wanting to make Iowa a more ...

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