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(Radio Iowa) – The weekly crop report from the U.S.D.A. shows the extreme heat last week caused stress on the corn and soybean crops and caused their condition to decline. The report shows a total of 22- ...

Next to Fourth of July fireworks, perhaps one of the loudest “sounds of summer” has arrived.  It’s the annual singing of the cicadas. Iowa State University Entomologist Donald Lewis says there are three ...

(Radio Iowa) – A woman who served as chief of staff for Congressman Steve King is now interim chief of staff for Governor Terry Branstad. Brenna Findley left Congressman King’s staff to run as the ...

Two Democrats in the legislature who’re running for governor say Republican Governor Terry Branstad needs to explain why the state’s public safety commissioner has resigned. Brian London resigned Tuesday night ...

(Radio Iowa) – The commissioner of the Iowa Department of Public Safety resigned Tuesday night after a face-to-face meeting with Governor Branstad – and Branstad has asked a former state trooper who led the ...

Controversial Montana Teacher Rape Sentence Appealed

Montana state prosecutors are appealing a controversial ruling in which a judge sentenced a former teacher to only 30 days in jail for raping a 14-year-old girl who later committed suicide. Prosecutors are ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro Committed Suicide in Prison Cell

Ariel Castro, who was convicted of kidnapping, torturing and imprisoning three young women for over a decade in his Ohio home, committed suicide by hanging in his prison cell. He was characterized as a degenerate ...

Obama on Syria: ‘My Credibility Is Not on the Line’

STOCKHOLM — A defiant President Obama declared his credibility was not on the line when it came to Syria.  Instead, he said, it was the credibility of Congress, and the international community, that was on the ...

One Dead, Several Injured in Houston School Stabbing

A school cafeteria fight turned deadly this morning at a high school in Houston where one student was stabbed to death and three others were injured, police said today. Three persons of interest are in custody, ...

Syrian Rebels Want U.S. to Hit Hard, or Not at All

As the U.S. Congress prepares to debate military action against the Syrian regime, rebel commanders and fighters on the ground say that it would take a decisive strike to aid them in their fight. Salim Idris, the ...