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Michigan beats Iowa 8-5 in Big Ten tourney

Michigan’s Kendall Patrick, center, is greeted by teammates after his solo home run off Iowa pitcher Ryan Erickson in the fourth inning of the NCAA Big Ten tournament college baseball game, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cody Bruder and Kendall Patrick hit home runs, leading Michigan to an 8-5 victory over Iowa in the Big Ten Tournament on Thursday night.

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New museum in John Wayne’s Iowa hometown celebrates his life

Tourists walk past an Andy Warhol print of John Wayne on display in the John Wayne Museum, Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Winterset, Iowa. Though Wayne moved to California at a young age, it’s a minor footnote for Winterset, a city of about 5,000 people. On Saturday, May 23, 2015, Winterset will help launch the official opening of the newly built museum celebrating Wayne’s life and career. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

WINTERSET, Iowa (AP) — Like many rural communities, the central Iowa city of Winterset has an idyllic town square, variety stores and a historic movie theater. But Winterset also has a unique claim to fame: It’s the birthplace of John Wayne, and a new museum opening here is celebrating the late actor’s life, career and local connections.

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Incoming UNI basketball recruit charged with drunken driving

AMES, Iowa (AP) — An incoming recruit for the Northern Iowa basketball team has been charged with operating under the influence.

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Health workers violated privacy of Iowa athlete, girlfriend

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa fired one student health clinic worker and disciplined another for breaching the privacy of an athlete and his girlfriend by immediately discussing the results of their pregnancy test, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

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Iowa poised to host NASCAR Xfinity race

The crew for the Brendan Gaughan's car work to get the car covered as rain starts to fall before qualifying for the NASCAR Xfinity Series auto race at the Iowa Speedway, Saturday, May 16, 2015, in Newton, Iowa. (AP Photo/Justin Hayworth)

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — In less than a decade, Iowa Speedway has established itself as one of the most important tracks for young NASCAR drivers.

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