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  (Radio Iowa) – A public memorial service is being planned to honor Sioux City native and war hero Bud Day who died Saturday at his home in Florida at the age of 88. Day was awarded the Medal of Honor for ...

Ahead of Obama’s Visit, Amazon Announces 7,000 New Jobs

On Tuesday President Obama will visit Amazon.com’s warehouse in Chattanooga, Tenn., to talk about job growth, but Amazon already has something to say. The online shopping giant announced this morning that ...

Pittsburgh Husband Charged in Cyanide-Poisoning Death to Appear in Court Today

A University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of fatally poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide will appear in a West Virginia court later today. An extradition hearing will be held for Dr. Robert Ferrante, 64, ...

Pope Shifts Church’s Tone on Gay People

Pope Francis departed from his predecessors’ remarks on gay people, telling reporters today that he was not in a position to judge people based on their sexuality. “If someone is gay and he searches for ...

FBI Rescues 105 Kids From Forced Prostitution

A nationwide effort over the weekend, led by the FBI, has rescued more than 100 children–some as young as 13–from forced prostitution, according to the FBI. “It would be easy enough to look through ...

(Radio Iowa) – U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said today farmers should not accept another one-year extension of the Farm Bill. Congress was unable to pass a new Farm Bill last year and the legislation’s ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is introducing legislation designed to stop pharmaceutical companies from blocking cheaper, generic forms of popular prescription drugs from reaching the market. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Rain fell in parts of Iowa this weekend providing some much needed moisture to Iowa corn and soybean fields, but the showers were isolated, for soil that has been drying back out. Iowa State ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa students who will be starting seventh grade next month have to be vaccinated for whooping cough, or pertussis. Dr. Patty Quinlisk, the state’s chief epidemiologist, says it’s a new ...

(Radio Iowa) – The USDA is enrolling another 1.7 million acres in the Conservation Reserve Program, including just over 47,000 acres in Iowa. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says about 12-million acres has been ...