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PetSmart groomer, Michelle Boch, assisted by salon manager, Joel Mitchell, adds color during a chalking treatment to a 2 year old dachshund, Sugarplum, at PetSmart in Culver City, Calif. (AP Photo/Richard Vogel)

Groomers are dazzling up dogs with bling, bows

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sugarplum went into the salon as a reddish-blonde dachshund mix and came out with pink and green ears, a rainbow tail and a bow in her fur. “It’s like having a […]

01/01/2014

University of Iowa students before an NCAA college football game against Penn State in Iowa City, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

University of Iowa claims top party school title

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — College students consider the University of Iowa the nation’s best party school, even though Iowa City has tried to make its famous bar scene less hospitable to underage drinkers. The […]

08/05/2013

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Iowa top court: Firing of attractive aide is legal

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A dentist acted legally when he fired a longtime assistant because he had grown too attracted to her and worried he would try to start an affair, the Iowa Supreme […]

07/12/2013

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Iowa kidnapping suspect probed in cousins’ deaths

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The man suspected of kidnapping a still-missing 15-year-old Iowa girl and her friend as they walked home from school is being scrutinized in last year’s unsolved kidnapping of two young […]

05/23/2013

Sammy Hagar in a 2002 AP file photo.

Judge rules Sammy Hagar’s memoir did not defame woman

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A defamation lawsuit against Sammy Hagar filed by a former Playboy bunny who claims he fathered her child has been dismissed, and Hagar is pleased with the result, his attorney […]

05/06/2013

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Abused disabled Iowa plant workers awarded $240M

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A jury on Wednesday awarded a total of $240 million to 32 mentally disabled Iowa turkey processing plant workers for what an expert witness described as years of “virtual enslavement” […]

05/01/2013

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Speeding Iowa dad ignores police with baby coming

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa man who was pulled over for speeding as he tried to get his pregnant wife to the hospital says he was determined to keep going despite the blinking police lights behind him.

03/18/2013

Police Officer Helps Deliver Baby After Pulling Over Speeding Car – Video

An Iowa City police officer assisted with a special delivery while on patrol late Sunday night. Officer Kevin Wolfe helped a woman deliver her third child at the intersection of Gilbert and Jefferson Streets after […]

03/15/2013

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At more colleges, classes on genetics get personal

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — University of Iowa student Bakir Hajdarevic didn’t have to study for the most important test in his genetics class. He just had to spit.

03/01/2013

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Iowa court: Bosses can fire ‘irresistible’ workers

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court says a dentist did not commit gender discrimination when he fired an attractive female assistant he viewed as a threat to his marriage.

12/21/2012

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