More donations for RI charity auction

WEST WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — MTV and Comedy Central have joined singer Taylor Swift in supporting an auction to raise money for charity and cel…

Publisher Matthew Shear dead at age 57

NEW YORK (AP) — A gregarious and widely loved publisher who worked with authors ranging from Doris Kearns Goodwin and Shirley MacLaine to Ja…

Cedar Rapids airport gets federal grant

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids will get a $5.2 million federal grant for improvements. U.S. Rep. Bruce Bra…

Chief of staff to Iowa governor resigning

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad’s chief of staff Jeff Boeyink is resigning. Boeyink announced his plans Friday. In a press relea…