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August 23, 1988 | Associated Press
A summer storm Monday drenched large sections of Iowa with up to 6 inches of rain, causing isolated flooding and starting to replenish drought-sapped soil, a process that comes too late for some of the state's crops. "It might help the lawns some," said Keith Hora, who is president of the National Corn Growers Assn. and farms near Riverside. "And the football fields will be green. But the corn is history."
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August 23, 1988 | Associated Press
A summer storm Monday drenched large sections of Iowa with up to 6 inches of rain, causing isolated flooding and starting to replenish drought-sapped soil, a process that comes too late for some of the state's crops. "It might help the lawns some," said Keith Hora, who is president of the National Corn Growers Assn. and farms near Riverside. "And the football fields will be green. But the corn is history."
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January 28, 1994 | JAMES BORNEMEIER
When swollen rivers were ravaging the Midwest last summer, most House Republicans joined with 45 conservative Democrats to block--momentarily--a $3-billion flood relief bill. The Republicans wanted to make the point that laying out billions of dollars in federal assistance without offsetting budget cuts was bad, deficit-enhancing government. Remarkably, Rep. Jim Nussle, a two-term Republican deficit hawk from rain-soaked Iowa, was one of the leaders of that uprising.
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July 12, 1993 | STEPHEN BRAUN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lightning strikes over the Mississippi River marked the path of an incoming thunderstorm early Sunday, a deluge that dropped 10 inches of rain on Iowa in a day and added to the calamity from one of the most destructive floods ever to swamp the upper Midwest. In Des Moines, 220 miles to the northwest, the storm washed out the city's only water treatment plant, contaminating the water supply for 250,000 residents.
SPORTS
January 1, 1986 | TRACY DODDS, Times Staff Writer
Iowa Coach Hayden Fry is a good ol' boy. He wears cowboy boots, even when he's wearing a tie, just like all the other big shots who grew up in Texas. He's quick with a smile, quick with a quip, acts like he's known you all his life. He can trade tall stories and one-liners all day and into the night.
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September 2, 1993 | GENE WOJCIECHOWSKI
If these weren't the worst eight days of Lou Holtz's coaching career, they were close. Then again, give him time--the season hasn't even started yet. The Holtz nightmare in review: Tuesday, Aug. 24-- Holtz, who thinks potato chips are one of the major food groups and who also considers cleaning his glasses an aerobic exercise, is stricken with chest pains. He goes to a local hospital for tests, which prove negative. Wednesday-- Paul Failla, Holtz's so-called "No.
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