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  • 3 days in Iowa, for gays and progressives alike

    3 days in Iowa, for gays and progressives alike
    DES MOINES -- During the weekly Sunday afternoon drag show at The Garden, one of this state's handful of gay clubs, a crisis emerged. As audience members nursed their beers in the dim room, the performer scheduled to next step forward and twist and...
  • If you go: Iowa

    Now that gay marriage is legal in Iowa, a new tourism industry has emerged. Whether you go to get hitched or to enjoy a quick getaway in what some are surprised to learn is one of the nation's most open-minded places, Iowa has plenty of options....
  • Midwest events

    Illinois Kankakee River Fishing Derby Add some sport to your next family adventure with this fishing derby, now in its third decade. If you reel in a fish with a special tag, you could win a prize. Feel-good bonus: Proceeds from the contest help...
  • Most Big Ten schools publicize appeal option

    Appeals aren't unusual at competitive colleges and universities, particularly state schools. But unlike the University of Illinois, most said they publicize the option. Only one university contacted by the Tribune said it had an unadvertised process...
  • Local Medical Center Tapped For Swine Flu Vaccine Trials

    Local Medical Center Tapped For Swine Flu Vaccine Trials
    The federal government is about to begin human trials for a swine flu vaccine and is tapping a local medical center to assist. About 2,400 healthy adult volunteers will be given one or two shots, each containing 15 or 30 micrograms of vaccines made by...
  • Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools

    Tulane Makes List of Top Party Schools
    The nation's top party schools, according to Princeton Review's 2009 survey of 122,000 students. 1. Penn State University, State College, Pa. 2. University of Florida, Gainesville, Fla. 3. University of Mississippi, Oxford, Miss. 4. University of...
  • PSU Named Top Party School

    PSU Named Top Party School
    Penn State University tops the charts this year when it comes to the country's top party schools. The school known in part for its football tailgate weekends and fraternity and sorority scene snatched the title away from last year's winner, the...
  • Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives

    Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives
    Tracy Kidder's 2003 book, "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World," inspired legions of young people to go out and do something for the poor and disenfranchised. It also lighted a fire under donors --...
  • Hit Iowa's Wine Trail

    Eagles Landing Winery, Marquette In 1993, Roger and Connie Halvorson opened a bed-and-breakfast in Marquette as a retirement hedge. Roger, an amateur winemaker since the 1950s, provided complimentary bottles for guests. It wasn't long before they went...
  • Day 7: Big East entry helps Hokies go from chumps to conference champs

    Day 7: Big East entry helps Hokies go from chumps to conference champs
    For Gators, Trojans and Longhorns, championship foundations are brick-and-mortar basic. Sell your storied heritage and alluring locale to the region's elite prospects, mix with virtually unlimited resources and build another trophy case. Virginia Tech...
  • Beechen & Dill stays on top of its game

    Beechen  &   Dill stays on top of its game
    Still on the sunny side of 40, Matt Dill recalls the words of wisdom imparted by his communications professor at the University of Iowa, where he earned a degree in business: "Communicating means listening, not talking." "I remember that when I'm with...
  • Sycamore Sidelined: ISU Star Jake Kelly Tears ACL

    Sycamore Sidelined:  ISU Star Jake Kelly Tears ACL
    Another standout performer of and In-State Division-One Basketball team has suffered a devastating injury. Indiana State Junior Jake Kelly injured his knee early in the second half of Tuesday's 70-52 loss to Southern Illinois. Multiple sources confirm...