News Briefing – May 6, 2013

  • Iowa Legislature still optimistic about adjourning soon:  GAZETTE
  • Rain and snow help wash away drought conditions:  RADIO IOWA
  • College debt remains high for Iowa graduates:  QCTIMES
  • 2013 session enters week 17:  RADIO IOWA
  • CR traffic cameras keep on clicking:  GAZETTE
  • Burmese refugees flock to Columbus Junction:  WCFCOURIER
  • Changes proposed for Iowa’s hunting, trapping seasons:  RADIO IOWA
  • Head start shrinks as sequester takes effect:  GAZETTE
  • Eastern Iowa seed retailers looking to soil conservation:  GAZETTE
  • Report can’t pin down one cause for loss of honey bees:  RADIO IOWA
  • Incentives are key to growing economy:  WCFCOURIER
  • Creighton survey finds minor slip, but strong Midwest economy overall: RADIO IOWA
  • After Postville raid, advocates hope next step is immigration reform:  GAZETTE
  • Some Iowa sex offenders receive gun permits:  QCTIMES
  • Iowa ‘terrorist’:  some question if law is being used as intended:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • Mother and father labels may be removed from Iowa birth certificates:  GAZETTE
  • Officials:  Gender balance requirement tough to meet:  GLOBEGAZETTE
  • King latest Republican to decline Senate bid:  QCTIMES
  • Layoff notices leave SC teachers in limbo:  SCJOURNAL