Best of AP — Honorable Mention


Donations fund Iowa State president Steven Leath’s plane use

Ryan J. Foley, correspondent, Iowa City, for breaking the news that Iowa State University president Steven Leath had traveled more frequently than he claimed on the school’s planes and used them to take relatives and friends with him on trips, possibly in violation of ISU and state regulations. Foley’s reporting has prompted an apology by Leath, review of policies by the board overseeing Iowa universities and demands by student government for an investigation.

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