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Iowa again leads US in graduation rates

Deirdre Cox Baker [email protected] Four-year graduation rates in Iowa once again lead among the nation’s public school systems,…

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Teachers coaching teachers paying off for local schools competition

By DANA LARSEN A Pilot-Tribune series A little TLC goes a long way. But will it last? That’s the concern of…

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Newton company to add hundreds of jobs making bus bodies

NOVEMBER 13, 2017 BY RADIO IOWA CONTRIBUTOR A company that makes wind blades in central Iowa will begin manufacturing bus…

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Grassley: Bump stock ban is ‘common sense’

by James Q. Lynch, The Gazette Sen. Chuck Grassley won’t say if he would support legislation banning bumps stocks —…

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Iowa student loan debt: $13.08 billion, state’s public universities report some progress

by Vanessa Miller, The Gazette Tuition rates at public and private colleges and universities nationally — and in Iowa —…

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Iowa governor Reynolds seeks foreign agent law change

by Rod Boshart, The Gazette DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds says she will ask Iowa legislators next session to…

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As Trump and Xi Jinping meet in China, an Iowan is the bridge between them

by Kyle Munson, Des Moines Register BEIJING — The Iowan who has the ear of the leaders of two world…

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Ag Secretary candidate Craig Lang says Iowa needs to more diverse ag sector

by OK Henderson, Radio Iowa Former Iowa Farm Bureau president Craig Lang has filed the paperwork to launch a campaign…

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Waterloo-Cedar Falls jobless rate still best in a decade

by Pat Kinney, Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier WATERLOO — Unemployment rates in Waterloo-Cedar Falls remain the best in nearly a decade. The…

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In Iowa, Apple CEO Tim Cook touts its new data center jobs as the ‘future’ of America

by Anita Balakrishnan, CNBC Apple will invest at least $1.3 billion in the first phase of an Iowa data center…

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