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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The top administrator in the Republican-controlled Iowa Senate threatened retribution against a GOP appointee who oversees workplace safety after inspectors said they would make public their concerns about COVID-19 hazards at the Capitol, records show. By Ryan J. Foley. SENT: 850 words, photos.


LAS VEGAS — Nevada’s governor signed into law Friday a bill that would make the Western state the first to vote on the 2024 presidential primary contests, bumping Iowa and New Hampshire from their leadoff spots. The new law is a gamble. It’s likely to set off maneuvering from other states, especially Iowa and New Hampshire, trying to move up their contests. By Michelle Price. SENT: 720 words, photo.



MILWAUKEE — A federal judge has halted a loan forgiveness program for farmers of color in response to a lawsuit alleging the program discriminates against white farmers. SENT: 200 words, photo.


CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — The bright red Quaker Oats sign that had long lit up the Cedar Rapids skyline before a rare wind storm damaged it last August is back atop the Quaker Oats plant near downtown. SENT: 160 words, photos.


WOMAN KILLED-HUSBAND ARRESTED — A woman was found shot to death inside her eastern Iowa home, and police arrested her husband on unrelated charges.


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