STUDENT LOANS

You Can Lose Your Driver’s License Over Student Loan Debt In 22 States

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Several states including Iowa and Montana are considering repealing state laws that take away driver's and occupational licenses when individuals fall behind on their student loan payments.

#Twitter

This Iowa Republican Claims His ‘Sex After Sixty’ Book Was A Gag Gift

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Iowa Republican state representative Ross Paustian was photographed reading a book titled "Sex After Sixty" during a recent House session.

AWESOME DOGS

An Incredibly Loyal Dog Walked 20 Blocks To The Hospital To Visit Her Owner

Despite never having been to the hospital, this adorable miniature Schnauzer stopped at nothing to find her owner.

#The Daily Show

Jon Stewart Ripped Chris Christie For Vetoing A Bill That Would Allow Pigs To Move Around On Pig Farms

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Chris Christie vetoed a bill unpopular in Iowa, where he hopes to gain support for a presidential run. Jon Stewart isn't happy.

joe biden

Joe Biden Called A 3-Year Old Girl Because She ‘Calls’ Him On Her Toy Phone

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Because he's just a cool guy, Vice President Joe Biden called a young girl's family after he learned she had been 'calling' him.

TERRIBLE REFEREES

A Ref Called A Bizarre Penalty Based Entirely On A Player’s Emotional State

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Are you allowed to call penalties like this in college football?

HAMBURGERS

How Do You Say ‘Heart Attack’ In German? The Undead Hasselhoff Hamburger.

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Iowa's Zombie Burger has created an over-the-top food tribute to both David Hasselhoff and stereotypical German food.

TWILIGHT RELATED CRIME

This Stuntman Impersonated A Twilight Actor To Pick Up Tweens Before Getting Arrested With Daggers

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A stuntman who was not in Twilight impersonated an actor who was to lure a 14-year-old girl into his car before getting arrested for dagger possession.

weathermen

Iowa Man Steals Local Weatherman’s Identity To Pick Up Chicks

A Davenport, Iowa man is facing two years in jail after using fake social media accounts impersonating a weatherman to meet women.

WTF

Iowa State Makes A Regrettable Cameo In This Hilarious ‘Hooray For Ames’ Video

This tourism video for Ames, Iowa is going to make people want to visit just to see if everyone there is this unintentionally funny.

#Animals

SO IT BEGINS: Bonobo Learns How To Build A Fire, Roasts Marshmallows

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In this video, Kanzi the bonobo builds a fire and toasts marshmallows at the Iowa Primate Learning Sanctuary. Well, we're boned.

VODKA SAMM

Vodka Samm Speaks Out For The First Time About Blowing A .341 BAC

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Hear what Vodka Samm has to say about her drunken night for the first time.

LUCK

And Now, The Most Ridiculously Lucky Pass In The History Of Football

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Behold the most lucky pass in the history of football as a high school QB throws the ball backwards over his head as he's being tackled and finds his man.

JIM CARREY

PICTURE: Jim Carrey crashes a high school baseball team’s bus in Iowa

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Jim Carrey's likability rating probably took a hit last month after his announcement that he could "no longer support" Kick-Ass 2 in the wake of Sandy Hook (the obvious response to that being that he should've donated his paycheck).

SHOOTOUT GOALS

Here’s An Amazing Shootout Goal From A 9-Year Old

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By way of @frostml and our friends at Bob's Blitz comes this clip of 9-year old Iowan Carter Frost scoring a Minnesota AAA hockey shootout goal like a boss.

SPORTS BARS

The Great American Dwarf Wrestling Debate Is Alive And Well In Des Moines

The Des Moines Register’s Annual Great Bicycle Ride Across Iowa has grown in popularity since it was created by two newspaper writers back in 1973, and with the exception of the four years that it was banned by the county after a man died, the event has been big for state tourism and the economy in general.

RICHARD YAW

A Race Car Driver Was Saved From A Fiery Crash By A Man In A Nickelback Shirt

It was a scary scene for one driver and racing fans during a recent event at the Boone Speedway in Boone, Iowa.

IOWA

The Best Of The 2012 Drake University Beautiful Bulldog Contest

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Tomorrow marks the beginning of the 103rd annual Drake Relays at Drake University, at which more than 8,000 athletes and spectators will gather to participate in the record 120 events at this year’s competition.

#video games

Got Some Tuition Money You Need to Burn? The University of Iowa’s Offering a Games Journalism Course!

This is what Shutterstock gave me when I entered "Video Games Journalism".


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