IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Records show a business owned by Board of Regents President Bruce Rastetter got $480,000 in no-interest loans from an Iowa State University center a few months after he joined ISU's governing board. The loans helped the business finance the $990,000 cost of installing wind turbines. Rastetter says he didn't get any special treatment.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - A former Des Moines clinic manager has won her federal appeal to proceed with a lawsuit against Planned Parenthood. The appeals court ruled that Sue Thayer has provided sufficient detail to try claims that the clinic unlawfully filed Medicaid claims for unnecessary quantities of birth control pills and abortion-related services.
CEDAR FALLS, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a fuel leak is the probable cause of a bus fire in Cedar Falls. Seven riders on the public bus scrambled to safety after the bus fire broke out Thursday near the University of Northern Iowa campus. No one was hurt.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - Executives at Templeton Rye say they will change labels on bottles of their celebrated whiskey to clarify that it is distilled in Indiana, not Iowa. The company's chairman says Templeton wasn't trying to deceive people by not listing the Indiana distillery on labels. The company is working to build an Iowa distillery.
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