Feb 7, 2024 - News

The Ear: The tortured corn-ets department

Illustration of a cob of corn in the shape of a microphone.

We had to make a Taylor Swift reference. Illustration: Lindsey Bailey/Axios

๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ A bill legally defining "man," "woman" and "sex" advanced in the Iowa Legislature yesterday, despite opponents saying it will result in "LGBTQ erasure." (Des Moines Register)

๐Ÿ“š Ankeny schools is offering a "transitional kindergarten" program for the first time, giving kids an additional year to develop skills before starting kindergarten. (WHO-13)

โค๏ธ Community members are writing letters of encouragement to every Hoover High School student before they take their standardized tests in April. (KCCI)

๐Ÿ˜ˆ The Satanic Temple of Iowa says a proposed bill banning all satanic displays from public buildings is unconstitutional. (WHO-13)

Thanks for the pun, Nicole Wiegand!

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