The latest news on Iowa
Proving that there is little that can part a college student and his beer, a change in keg laws has not slowed keg sales at the University of Iowa.
Mike Huckabee has been taking a victory lap since coming in a surprising second at last Saturday's GOP Iowa presidential straw poll, and now he's got another poll to crow about: At Channel 13's popular booth at the Iowa State Fair, the former Arkansas governor has surged into second place in the all-important corn Kernel Poll, knocking former Tennessee Sen. Fred Thompson out of the top three. Mitt Romney leads the Republicans by a wide margin of Republican kernels cast; Rudy Giuliani is third. Democratic kernel voters favor Sen. Hillary Clinton, who is edging out John Edwards, followed by Sen. Barack Obama.
The Arizona senator knows the value of huffing through the Iowa State Fair.
Romney had to finish first and did. For the also-rans, it was a decidedly mixed result.
It's well known that presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee is a music buff. But he was especially excited about recently visiting the Surf Ballroom.
Smokey Bear has lasted almost 63 years, yet Kent State University's crime prevention mascot, Simon the Squirrel, may be abandoned after just one year because of budget constraints, reports the Daily Kent Stater.