Topic: Iowa State University
Rural grocery stores are being reinvented by town councils, coops, even high school students. When
09/26/2011 12:22 pm
Police lineups: The new study finds witnesses should not look at a group of people at once to pick a perpetrator. Instead, they should look at individuals one-by-one with a detective who doesn't know which is the real suspect
09/20/2011 12:30 pm
Irene's wind and rain damaged East Coast tobacco and corn crops, and flooding has hit New York and Vermont dairy farmers. But the biggest impact on US food prices is still from extreme drought in parts of the South and West.
08/30/2011 08:30 pm
From 'beef sundaes' to homemade peach preserves, Republican candidates dish it up as they vie for support. But Iowans are casting ballots based more on their minds than their taste buds.
08/13/2011 05:20 pm
Iowa's GOP is dominated by social conservatives whose focus is on opposing abortion and gay marriage, say party insiders. That explains why not all Republican presidential hopefuls are competing in the Iowa straw poll on Saturday.
08/12/2011 03:21 pm
Eight candidates sparred at the GOP debate in Ames, Iowa, Thursday night. Though Texas Gov. Rick Perry wasn't one of them, his imminent entry into the presidential race changes everything.
08/12/2011 10:09 am
Sarah Palin's One Nation bus tour is making a surprise visit to the State Fair in Iowa, where GOP presidential candidates (and the attendant press corps) are gathered for a debate and straw poll.
08/11/2011 01:00 pm
Michelle Obama, Alice Waters among others receive an inaugural award that recognizes efforts to create a healthier, safer, and more sustainable food world.
08/10/2011 01:17 pm
Six candidates are actively competing in the Iowa straw poll on Saturday. Those who fare poorly may find that fundraising dries up. Those who do well may see an infusion of campaign cash.
08/08/2011 12:48 pm
Tax-free weekends kick off in many states this month -- several start Saturday -- just in time for back-to-school shopping. Parents should spend wisely, experts say, by seeing what is already available in their home, buying when items are on sale, and creating a budget and sticking to it. It's also a chance to teach children important money lessons. Here are six money smart lessons for kids:
08/05/2011 04:43 pm