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Siouxland Public Media

The Morningside College Football team is looking to repeat as national champions.  Siouxland Public Media’s Sheila Brummer was there as the team left for Louisiana on the morning of December 17, 2019.

Dozens lined Peters Avenue running through the heart of Morningside College.  A warm send-off in cool conditions for a successful football program.    

The Mustangs take on the Marian University Knights for another appearance in the NAIA Football Championship game on Saturday.  Both teams are undefeated.

Associated Press

'Dark money' ties raise questions for GOP Sen. Joni Ernst of Iowa

Documents obtained by The Associated Press reveal an outside group founded by top political aides to Sen. Joni Ernst is working closely with the Iowa Republican to raise money and boost her reelection prospects.

Some legal experts say the degree of overlap between her campaign and the nonprofit Iowa Values could violate the law.

Emails show Ernst fundraiser Claire Holloway Avella asked a donor for $50,000 for the group following an introduction by the senator.  

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The Nebraska Democratic Party has dumped caucus system in favor of the less costly and primary elections. The national democratic party wanted states with caucuses to make some changes to make them more inclusive and that proved to be very costly.

Also, we hear from a psychologists who says Donald Trump supporters and opponents are different in the way their brains work. 

And a new biography of University of Iowa football legend, Nile Kinnick.