The racial disparities in Iowa's state prisons continue to rank among the highest in the country. According to The Sentencing Project, the state’s Black to white prison ratio has decreased somewhat in recent years, but it’s still among the 10 worst in the nation.
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Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development will join U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack in Iowa this week.
After some truly challenging months, Iowa City musician Anthony Worden has released a new album with his band, The Illiterati.
Dayton, Ohio, was once desperate for American Rescue Plan money to help with basic services. Now the city finds itself awash in funds, and looking for creative ways to spend the COVID-19 aid largesse.
Maritime High School in Washington is preparing future marine scientists and ship captains. Most high schools take the occasional field trip. But few turn a catamaran into a floating classroom.
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