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Hawkeye Earns National Honor

Hawkeye Earns National Honor

Iowa Hawkeyes cornerback B.J. Lowery was named the Jim Thorpe Defensive Back of the Week yesterday.  Lowery registered two interceptions for touchdowns as the Hawkeyes dismissed Western Michigan 59-3 last weekend.  He is the first player in program history with two picks for scores in a single game.

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GOP Retreats On DHS Funding

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Severe Weather Season Approaches

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Jurors hear graphic accounts of Boston Marathon bombing

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Weaponized Drones Targeted In Protest

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No Speed Limit Change, But Texting Bill Advances

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