Feb 2, 2024 - News

The Ear: Croppenheimer

Illustration of a giant manufacturing robot embedded in a cornfield.

🕵️ Is anyone ever going to tell the truth about what's happening here? Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios

🧑‍💻 Microsoft Corp. has acquired 377 acres of farmland in Van Meter to build a new data center. (Business Record)

🪳 Iowa would eliminate routine hotel inspections under a bill approved by a Senate committee. (Iowa Capital Dispatch)

🏀 Caitlin Clark is now second on the NCAA women's all-time leading scorer list. (ESPN)

🙅‍♂️ Sen. Chuck Grassley spoke against a bipartisan tax bill, saying it could make President Biden look good and improve his chances of winning re-election this year. (NBC News)

⭐️ Today’s headline maker: Laura Knispel of Grimes.

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