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New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows the Asian population is now the fastest growing racial or ethnic group in Iowa. In 2012, the number of people living in Iowa who identified themselves as Asian climbed to ...

The Ankeny-based convenience store chain Casey’s General Stores reports earnings for the fiscal year ending April 30th at $111-million, down 5.3% from 2012. The company’s chief financial officer, Bill ...

Girl Dies After Tick Bite Infection

A 6-year-old North Carolina girl has died from Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a bacterial infection transmitted by ticks. Emilee Russell of Black Mountain, N.C., died Wednesday, two-and-a-half weeks after she was ...

School Cites Allegedly Abusive Ex-Husband in Teacher’s Dismissal

A former Catholic school teacher said she is considering a lawsuit against the Diocese of San Diego after she was dismissed from her job and forced to pull her four children from the school because of  perceived ...

Leffler’s Death Puts Spotlight on Short Tracks

Tony Stewart says safety standards at short tracks are as strong as they’ve ever been. Brad Keselowski says they’re “dismal” and he tries to avoid racing on them. The death of NASCAR driver ...

‘Whitey’ Bulger Snickered When Witness Recalls Death Threat

Dick O’Brien was a Boston bookmaker. He learned the business from his father and learned it well. Dick O’Brien paid his debts fast and for that he got a lot of action. He had at least 30 agents under ...

Backers of a plan to build a large sports park in the town of Pella landed a one-million dollar state grant today. The Vision Iowa Board approved the Community Attraction and Tourism grant toward the construction of ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Farm Bill now has a major backer, one who can clear the way for a vote in the U.S. House. House Speaker John Boehner  announced on Wednesday that he would support the legislation when it ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of the National Security Agency told members of a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday the agency’s in-depth surveillance of American citizens has stopped dozens of terrorist attacks. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s governor and lieutenant governor met this morning in Des Moines with the prime minister of Kosovo. More than 700 Iowa National Guard troops have performed peacekeeping missions in ...