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NASCAR addresses company layoffs; staff reductions at Iowa Speedway

27 minutes ago   |   NBC Sports

As part of across-the-board layoffs Friday, NASCAR will downsize operations at Iowa Speedway, which will remain operational with help from Kansas Speedway.
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Iowa doctor starts petition for stay-at-home order with support from medical professionals

Iowa doctor starts petition for stay-at-home order with support from medical professionals

1 hour ago   |   KETV

"I fear that is giving the impression that the crisis just isn't that bad right now, and the truth is, it is."
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College Basketball Preseason Top 25

1 hour ago   |   NBC Sports

The only top 25 you need to read.
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COVID-19 UPDATE: 699 total cases in Iowa

COVID-19 UPDATE: 699 total cases in Iowa

1 hour ago   |   KCCI

The Iowa Department of Public Health reports 85 additional positive cases of Iowans with COVID-19.
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Key Iowa banks not ready to issue stimulus loans

Key Iowa banks not ready to issue stimulus loans

2 hours ago   |   KCCI   |   2 articles

Two of the largest banks in Iowa say they aren't ready to take applications for the $349 billion small business aid program that began Friday.
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COVID-19 impact: Food pantry says demand has spiked

COVID-19 impact: Food pantry says demand has spiked

5 hours ago   |   KCCI

One of central Iowa's largest food pantries says demand has skyrocketed as more people are jobless due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Iowa family strikes a musical chord across the country

Iowa family strikes a musical chord across the country

6 hours ago   |   KCCI

One Iowa family's love for music is bringing them together and striking a chord across the country.
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Congress struggles to get tech savvy

Congress struggles to get tech savvy

19 hours ago   |   Politico

As the rest of the country begins adapting to virtual life amid the coronavirus pandemic, Congress is having a hard time keeping up. Rank-and-file lawmakers in both chambers...
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Suspended cookie sales takes toll on Iowa Girl Scouts

Suspended cookie sales takes toll on Iowa Girl Scouts

19 hours ago   |   KCCI

The Girl Scouts of America suspended public cookie sales on March 14 for the girls' safety.
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Iowa State AD: 'It's Ice Age Time' If 2020 College Football Season Is Canceled

19 hours ago   |   Bleacher Report

The 2020 college football season is five months away, but some within the sport are already preparing for the worst-case scenario as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread...
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‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ” “Lovely Day” and “Ain't No Sunshine,” has died. Read more ...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face...

Nursing home that was an early epicenter of coronavirus cases could face federal fine of $600,000

At least 35 coronavirus deaths are associated with the Washington state facility, according to officials. The virus infected two-thirds of residents and dozens of staff members. Read more ...

Corona beer stops production

Corona beer stops production

Production of Corona beer is being temporarily suspended in Mexico because of the coronavirus outbreak. Read more ...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death...

National coronavirus updates: Officials urging stronger response as death toll passes 6,000

To keep the numbers from rising, the nation's top experts say aggressive social distancing measures are now more important than ever. Read more ...

'Throwing the commanding officer overboard': Democrats want investigation...

'Throwing the commanding officer overboard': Democrats want investigation after Navy fires aircraft carrier captain

House lawmakers want answers about the Navy's abrupt dismissal of Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, after his letter pleading for... Read more ...

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

Slammed By Trump, 3M Says N95 Mask Exports From U.S. Should Continue

The president and others have criticized 3M, with some officials alleging profiteering during the COVID-19 pandemic. But the company says cutting exports would be a mistake... Read more ...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a...

NFL fans want Rex Ryan to apologize for inexplicably calling Amari Cooper a 'turd'

Rex Ryan said he wasn't a fan of Amari Cooper's new deal with the Cowboys, but the former coach took things a bit too far. Read more ...

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

100,000 New Yorkers have coronavirus, death toll nears 3,000

ALBANY - The horrific toll the coronavirus pandemic is taking on the Empire State continued to climb Friday as the number of cases soared past 100,000 and officials reported... Read more ...

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

Dow slides after the US economy loses far more jobs than expected in March

US stocks fell Friday after the March jobs report disappointed by a wider margin than expected, ending a record 113-month streak of job growth. The declines reversed gains from... Read more ...

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, singer of ‘Lean on Me' and ‘Just the Two of Us,' dies at 81

Bill Withers, the soulful voice behind R&B classics such as “Lean On Me,” “Ain't No Sunshine,” “Lovely Day” and “Just the Two of Us,” died Monday from heart complications in... Read more ...