Apr 4, 2024 - News

The Ear: Catch up on the news

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๐Ÿ€ Caitlin Clark won the Naismith Award for the second year in a row, which commemorates her as the best women's basketball player of the year. (KCCI)

A former librarian is suing Des Moines Public Library, saying its policies and trainings are "inadequate" at protecting employees, including from a "nearly constant stream of masturbating patrons." (Des Moines Register)

๐ŸŽค Former "SNL" star Pete Davidson is bringing his comedy tour to Vibrant in Waukee on May 25. (KCCI)

๐Ÿ’ต Iowa lawmakers approved a bill giving Perry district staff bonuses if they do not quit their jobs. The retention effort comes after a deadly school shooting earlier this year. (WHO-13)

๐Ÿ• A new plan consolidates and transitions Iowa DNR state park rangers to conservation officers that oversee counties, rather than specific parks. (The Gazette)

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