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Expect big changes this fall at ISU football games

Construction is well underway on the end zone at Jack Trice Stadium.

District charging teachers for coffee, fridge, microwave

Teachers received news of the fees Tuesday.

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'Cops' crew member, suspect die in Wendy's shooting

A "Cops" TV show crew was following officers when the shooting happened.

Former lawmaker pleads in 'under-the-table payments' case

Kent Sorenson pleaded guilty to the charges.

Man's comments against school children lead to charges

Wednesday, the man remains in the county jail.

Here's how school will handle student sex offender

Iowa law requires the district to offer education to all school-age children, including registered sex offenders.

Teens injured when car rams school bus

Two teenage boys have been hospitalized after the car they were in rammed the rear of a school bus.

1 injured in stabbing at McDonald's

Police are investigating a stabbing behind a Des Moines McDonald's.

Iowan sentenced for stealing cemetery vases

A 53-year-old Iowa man has been imprisoned for stealing dozens of brass vases from an eastern Nebraska cemetery.

'Twinx' is latest fair food sensation

The Iowa State Fair just ended, but vendors might want to pay attention.

Woman sentenced for setting fire to apartment building

She'd pleaded guilty to a reduced arson charge after making a deal with prosecutors.

Wahlert to testify before Senate committee

that Iowa Workforce Development Director Teresa Wahlert testifies before the panel Wednesday.

Police chief an inspiration in 34-year career

Police Chief Judy Bradshaw started as a young cadet in the force and rose through the ranks, inspiring other female officers along the way.

Official: Worker resigns after falsifying drinking water test

Despite the fact that the water sample was safe all along, there are reasons the long-term employee no longer is employed.

'Arrested Development' star to give free lecture

The actor will speak as part of the University of Iowa lecture series.

University of Iowa President: High-risk drinking down on campus

University of Iowa President Sally Mason cited the reduction in dangerous drinking among students and she also stressed the university’s need to continue improving as it focuses on overall student safety.

House fire kills 9 dogs, injures 2 firefighters

A fire at a New Jersey home apparently operating without licenses as a pet-sitting business has killed at least nine dogs and injured two firefighters.

High school cracks down on student cellphone use

The policy is designed to do away with one very big classroom distraction.

Possible pond drowning under investigation

Iowa authorities are investigating the death of a 69-year-old man who was found unresponsive in a pond.

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