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It’s time for some innovative thinking

July 15, 2015 Federal funding to help low-income children in public schools does not necessarily aid all of them. Under Title I, the biggest such initiative at about $14. more »»

Some things sound good but aren’t

July 14, 2015 Former Maryland Gov. more »»

Let’s keep our farms safe for kids

July 12, 2015 According to the federal government’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, agriculture is the second most dangerous occupation in the nation with a death rate at 22.7 per 100,000 workers. more »»

Greece’s problems have a message

July 11, 2015 The recent vote by Greeks to reject a bailout offered by the European Union reflects a dangerous game of “chicken” being played by that country’s people, encouraged by their government. more »»

Taliban extremists just might win

July 10, 2015 As many critics of President Barack Obama’s get-out-at-any-price policy in Afghanistan warned, it has emboldened Taliban extremists. more »»

Study has implications for US policy

July 9, 2015 Throughout the Middle East are schools in which millions of boys and girls are taught mathematics, language skills, science and hatred of Jews and sometimes Americans. more »»

Clinton’s email use remains an issue

July 8, 2015 Federal officials are required to use government email accounts and servers for their official correspondence whenever possible. more »»

A whistleblower retires at the VA

July 7, 2015 Perhaps the most important person in the Department of Veterans Affairs is retiring, leaving behind a long list of critics. Some say he did not do his job well enough. more »»

What are they waiting for in D.C.?

July 6, 2015 Federal budget deficits in the half-trillion-dollar a year range apparently are being viewed as a success by President Barack Obama and some in Congress. more »»

Be sure to attend your county fair

July 5, 2015 Times change. Even so there are a few constants in life. One is the pleasure provided by the county fairs that continue to be a highlight of summer in the Hawkeye Stat. more »»

Community Health Needs Assessment is underway

July 5, 2015 Every three years UnityPoint Health — Trinity Regional Medical Center conducts a Community Health Needs Assessment. more »»

It’s a day to celebrate America

July 4, 2015 Whether you spend this Fourth of July picnicking, swimming, boating, enjoying a parade, attending a community celebration, watching a fireworks display or just plain loafing, there should be at leas... more »»

Let’s take special care on the roads

July 3, 2015 All across the Hawkeye State, people will be taking advantage of this holiday weekend to pursue fun summer activities. more »»

Now is a time for extra vigilance

July 2, 2015 If preventing a terrorist attack in the United States is a matter of connecting the dots, Americans have plenty to fear as the Independence Day holiday approaches. more »»

‘This is no way to run a government’

July 1, 2015 Even for the federal government, this one may be for the record books: In 1982, a Baton Rouge, Louisiana, firm, Solenex, obtained an energy lease on national forest land in Montana. more »»

Cyber security concerns are growing

June 29, 2015 Claims all the personal information on tens of millions of Americans being collected through the Affordable Care Act is secure sound less reassuring in light of a massive cyber security breach a few... more »»

Help celebrate Hometown Pride

June 28, 2015 In every town there are special people who contribute to the success of the community through the giving things they do. more »»

US goals in Iraq aren’t being met

June 26, 2015 American military personnel hoping to help Iraq build an army capable of taking on Islamic State terrorists will not meet their goal of training 24,000 troops by this fall, Defense Secretary Ashton... more »»

Misdeeds at VA continue to unfold

June 25, 2015 It turns out that more than $54 million worth of prosthetic arms and legs purchased one at a time by Department of Veterans Affairs employees — charged on purchasing cards at $24,999 apiece — may be... more »»

World is proving quite dangerous

June 24, 2015 The Russian bear has been growling for some time now, as evidenced by Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine. Now, he may be sharpening his claws. more »»



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