| Jun 23, 2011
| 4:37 PM
Herman Cain quotes Abe Lincoln in shrugging off what he believes was a racist imitation of him by the Comedy Central host...
| Aug 16, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Texas Gov. Rick Perry was asked a question he evidently has no business answering, which probably means he has no business running for president....
| Aug 22, 2011
| 9:22 PM
As the young collegians head back to school, I find myself a little spiteful. I, too, once returned to the quaint (and drunk) town of Iowa City, ready to party and greet old friends. Now, I return to my cube, pay for my own rent and cough up more than...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 5:21 PM
He chronicled war-torn Iraq through the eyes of its citizens, but filmmaker Usama Alshaibi says he didn't feel the sting of violence until he crashed a house party last weekend in the tiny Iowa town of Fairfield.
"Right when I walked in, somebody asked...
| May 9, 2011
| 6:55 AM
The Chicago-based 110 mph passenger rail network under development across the Midwest received a more than $670 million federal funding boost on Monday to upgrade track and purchase dozens of new trains.
Two of the rail spokes radiating from the Chicago...
| Sep 25, 2010
| 3:56 PM
#23 Penn State struggles to score touchdowns but still manage to beat Temple 22-13 thanks to a solid defense and five field goals by Collin Wagner. Wagner's five field goals tied a school record and Senior Running Back Evan Royster finally had a big day...
| Feb 2, 2011
In all, TCU, SMU and North Texas sign 74 players on national letter of intent signing day.
2011 TCU Recruiting Class
Quincy Aldridge (S, 6-2, 195, Whitehouse, Texas; Whitehouse High School)
James Bailey (S, 6-1, 200, Everman, Texas; Everman High...
| Feb 13, 2011
| 2:01 AM
Mary Beth Dunnichay had plenty in common with her opponents in the 2011 IHSAA State diving competition at the IU Natatorium on Saturday afternoon. All of the competitors were proudly representing a school, many of them will be off to college soon, and all...
| Aug 18, 2011
| 7:59 PM
Spirit Airlines went right into American Airlines’ backyard Thursday and started offering non-stop flights between Dallas and Chicago, two of American’s hub cities.
The first Spirit Airlines flight between Chicago and Dallas pulled into DFW...
| Jan 27, 2008
A member of the U.S. Army Special Forces, whose parents and other family members live in Oviedo, was killed in action Friday near Barikowt, Afghanistan, the Department of Defense announced Saturday.
Staff Sgt. Robert J. Miller, 24, of Iowa City, Iowa,...
| Jun 2, 2010
| 8:41 AM
I am in love with the Windy City! I have been there a few times now and every time I fall more in love with it. My first experience of Chicago was a surprise to me, not in the sense of awesomeness but one of freezing cold! I think the temperature during...