- Where a House Costs Less Than a Used Car
A tiny 'studio house' in D.C. costs $250,000. A one-bedroom house in Iowa? $10,000.
U. S. News & World Report. Fri, 03 May 2013 12:26:00 -0400.
- Huge payout for US disabled workers
A US jury awards $240m to 32 mentally disabled men who suffered decades of abuse while working for a turkey processing company in Iowa.
BBC News. Wed, 01 May 2013 21:44:02 GMT.
- Congress, Fearing 'Brain Drain,' Seeks to Opt Out of Participating in Obamacare's Exchanges
As Obamacare was winding its way through the Senate in 2009, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa) slipped in an amendment requiring that members of Congress, and their staff, enroll in Obamacare’s health insurance exchanges. ...
By Avik Roy. Forbes. Thu, 25 Apr 2013 15:17:50 GMT.
- Iowa teen sues school over bullying
An Iowa teenager sues school officials he says failed to protect him from severe bullying, including an attack he says left him disabled.
BBC News. Tue, 02 Apr 2013 01:11:48 GMT.
- Map Showing Iowa Schools Without Security Posted, Then Removed
The Des Moines Register map was criticized as a 'shopping list' for would-be killers.
U. S. News & World Report. Thu, 28 Mar 2013 16:57:00 -0400.
- Extended Hours in Downtown Des Moines
MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwire - Feb 27, 2013) - Burlington Trailways and Jefferson Lines bus company announced they have extended the hours of the downtown Des Moines, Iowa motorcoach terminal located at 1107 Keosauqua Way. ...
Marketwire. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:25:31 EST.
- The Olympics Will Regret Dropping Wrestling From 2020 Games
US Wrestling Olympic Trials, April 21, 2012 in Iowa City, Iowa. ....
By Dan Bigman. Forbes. Thu, 14 Feb 2013 17:05:36 GMT.
- Tech’s New (Geographical) Frontier: ‘Silicon Prairie’
From Des Moines to Omaha to Kansas City — a region known more for its barns than its bandwidth — a start-up tech scene is blossoming.
By John Eligon. International Herald Tribune. Thu, 22 Nov 2012 03:14:57 GMT.
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- Romney, Obama in late scramble for votes
The presidential race converged on one city in Iowa on Saturday as President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney each made a last-minute appeal for support.
Mail & Guardian. Sun, 04 Nov 2012 06:42:00 +0200.
- The Caucus: What Obama Said About Immigration in His Off-the-Record Interview
In the interview he gave this week to The Des Moines Register, the president used his perceived anonymity to explain why he thinks the political calculus will make it possible for him to overhaul the nation's immigration laws next year.
By Michael Cooper. International Herald Tribune. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 21:33:33 GMT.
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- Old Ways Help Iowa Farmer Beat Drought
BOONE, Iowa — Unlike most of his Iowa neighbors, farmer Dick Thompson isn't expecting the US government to help him survive the drought. ...
Voice of America. Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:32:31 -0400.
- Remarks by Vice President Joe Biden on Manufacturing at a Campaign Event
Release Time: For Immediate Release PCT ENGINEERING DAVENPORT, IOWA 12:26 P.M. ...
The White House. The White House. Wed, 28 Mar 2012 20:03:00 +0000.
- Remarks by the First Lady at Let's Move Event -- Des Moines, IA
Release Time: For Immediate Release Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa 11:17 A.M. CST MRS. ...
The White House. The White House. Thu, 09 Feb 2012 20:07:00 +0000.
- Republican Primaries: Mitt Romney's Luck Has Limits
Mitt Romney barely won the Iowa Republican caucuses, and he's likely to become the party's presidential candidate. The former governor is profiting from his rivals' weaknesses, but this could damage him in the end. ...
Spiegel Online. Wed, 04 Jan 2012 12:43:00 +0100.
In 2008, the estimated population of Iowa was 3,002,555, whereas
in 2006, the population of Iowa was about 2,967,270.
For detailed, up-to-date information about Iowa's demographics,
visit the U.S. Census Bureau's
QuickFacts about Iowa
web page. For maps of Iowa,
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The photograph at right shows the state capitol building
in Des Moines, Iowa.
Iowa newspaper publishers are listed here, along with their
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Iowa library names, descriptions, and
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More information about Iowa
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