The New Yorker
Bill James, True-Crime Obsessive, on the Genre's Enduring Importance
The New Yorker
And two weeks later Jay Leno was making jokes about them. ... All right, a hundred and four years ago, eight people are found dead, murdered with an axe, inside this locked house, in a quiet, small town in the southern part of Iowa. It's a famous crime ...
Half-Century Career at Iowa State University Comes to an End
During his time at Iowa State, Madden has seen and done it all, including practical jokes. “One Halloween, there's a very tall spire on the top of (Morrell Hall), they put a pumpkin up there. We still don't know how they got up there,” he said. He's ...
Vidor grad, University of Houston grad expected to sign with LA Angels
Possibilities could also include time at other Angels affiliates, including the short-season, Advanced-Rookie class Orem Owlz in Utah or the Class A Burlington Bees in Iowa. Bouncing around locations is nothing new for Maxwell, who began his collegiate ...
SCOV Law Blog: When is a landlord liable for damage from a tenant's animal?
I've run out of jokes about it. The SCOV majority frames the question on appeal like so: “What duty, if any, runs from Toomey, as noncustodial landowner, to plaintiff?” The majority notes the general duty to act as a reasonably prudent person, but ...
Street performance by Syrians in Lebanon opens wounds
For the Caravan's actors, the show is a chance to get closer to their Lebanese hosts, not as needy refugees but as a talented group who can crack jokes even about their own misery. "We want to change the idea Lebanese have of Syrians," said Hanan ...
Making an impact
Newton Daily News
He was absolutely wonderful and made me proud of be from Iowa.” Siepker had everyone in the room laughing as he spoke about Iowa and opportunity to make an impact in our communities, while making jokes about Nebraska, among other things.
2016 CWS: Parrett Powers Coastal With Career Night
OMAHA—Coastal Carolina closer Mike Morrison jokes that if catcher David Parrett's name weren't printed on the official roster, you'd never know he was on the team bus. Parrett is the quiet type—a calming, steady presence. Usually, on road trips, he's ...
Iowa Public Radio
Changes For Colon Cancer Screening: 5 Things To Know Now
Iowa Public Radio
It's a predictable passage in life: Hit 50, get lots of birthday cards with old-age jokes, a mailbox full of AARP solicitations — and a colonoscopy. But millions of Americans — about one-third of those in the recommended age range for colon cancer ...
Skyrocketing sophomore Breanna Beal has always aimed higher
Beal said her first scholarship offer came from the University of Iowa when she was only in sixth grade. "I wasn't clueless, but I really didn't know what [an offer] ... Hall said Beal took the jokes and pranks in stride. But now that she's heading ...
What Steve King Doesn't Understand About Harriet Tubman
The Iowa Republican this week attempted a maneuver to block the Treasury Department from adding the Underground Railroad conductor to the $20 bill. He filed an amendment to the annual appropriations bill, seeking to prevent the government from ... The ...