Inside Corbett’s Fundraising Report

What’s the one thing people hate about politicians? It’s that you can’t trust them. They tell you one thing, and do another. It’s not only frustrating, but it’s become all too common in American politics. Still, I don’t know if I’ve ever seen an outright lie the size and scope of Ron Corbett’s lie…

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Ron Corbett Faces Serious “Think Tank” Scandal

The month of January could not get worse for gubernatorial candidate Ron Corbett. Following a lackluster fundraising report, Ron Corbett is now front…

House Judiciary Chairman Arrested on DUI and Weapons Charges

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Hubbell spending a fortune but can’t pull away

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The Record Fundraising Haul No One is Talking About

While Iowa reporters were falling all over themselves to chase Pat Rynard’s fundraising scoops, they missed one important element: Kim Reynolds set two…

Donald J. Trump, Deregulator-in-Chief

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Trump tells farmers he supports crop insurance

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Best- and worst-run states in America: Which one is top rated?

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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, with Bettendorf, North Scott…

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 area education leaders. Iowa…

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 bodies as well, adding…