Iowans are celebrating the decision of the International Olympic Committee to keep wrestling in the Summer Games in 2020. Former University of Iowa wrestling coach and grappling legend Dan Gable says he’s very happy with the decision by the IOC. Congressman Bruce Braley released a statement in support of the decision, while Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds took to Twitter to say “We did it Iowa!” Gable said the goal now is to become a top five “core sport” for the Olympics.
U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.
Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.
State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.