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Former Creighton Coach Dies

Former Creighton Coach Dies

Former Creighton basketball coach John “Red” McManus is dead at the age of 88.  He passed away Tuesday after a lengthy illness.  McManus was coach of the Bluejays from 1959 to 1969.  Credited with bringing the program back into prominence with tough scheduling, he was elected to the school’s athletic Hall of Fame in 1979.

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Wheat Quality Tour Shows Bumper Yields

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Iowa Senator Calls for Review of JBS Acquisition

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley wants the U.S. Justice Department’s Anti Trust Division to review the proposed acquisition by JBS of Cargill Pork.

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Iowa Landowners File Against Dakota Access Pipeline Company

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Congress Moves on Transportation Bill

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Congress has approved a highway bill ahead of taking off for the August recess.