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New tool for grading Iowa kids in gym class? Heart rate monitors

No more slacking in PE -- at least not in the schools in Dubuque, Iowa. Starting this year, the district will require students to wear the devices.

By August 18, 2014

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Cop allegedly objects to proof of insurance on phone, gets law wrong

In more than half the states, drivers are allowed to show proof of car insurance electronically. One driver, allegedly pulled over for playing "F--- Tha Police," says the cop who stopped him didn't know the law.

By December 18, 2014

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Rotating driver's license photos evoke 'Harry Potter'

Next year, Iowa might just become the first state in the nation to provide digital, smartphone-based driver's licenses -- with very cool pictures.

By December 10, 2014

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Digital driver's licenses come with one small (big) problem

Iowa announces it is testing driver's licenses on phones. But what if a police officer asks to take your phone, so that he can check your license in his own vehicle?

By December 11, 2014

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Two-phone standoff after cop stops man for 'walking with hands in pockets'

In Michigan, a police officer stops a man who apparently was doing nothing wrong. They both pull out their mobile phones and film each other.

By December 1, 2014

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This is why people use phones to film police

A routine traffic stop in Iowa turns into a police officer trying to trick the driver into admitting he has pot. His reasoning? The driver must have pot because he's into frisbee golf.

By October 13, 2014

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Facebook confirms state-of-the-art data center in Iowa

With 1 billion users and growing, the social network needs more servers to keep up with the constant flux of information.

By April 23, 2013

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A stranger in my bed: Testing the Wakie app

Crave's Michael Franco spends a week getting woken up by people from all over the world, and the results are eye-opening.

By September 18, 2014

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Your texts displayed on the big screen

Who wouldn't want to comment on the movie while it's playing? You can now in China via a special section of the screen that accommodates texts.

By August 19, 2014

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Man makes 'humorous' mugshot his Facebook profile pic

Robert Burt's new mugshot shows him wearing a T-shirt depicting his previous mugshot. Art or asinine?

By August 18, 2014