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The University of Northern Iowa’s new president has been on the job for almost a week. William Ruud started at the Cedar Falls school on Friday, May 31st and yesterday he met with the board that governs the ...

Tropical Storm Andrea Bearing Down on Fla. Coast

Heavy rain was pouring across much of Florida early Thursday as the first tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season headed toward the state’s western coast and a new tropical storm warning was issued for ...

Philadelphia Officials Face Questions Over Deadly Building Collapse, Inspections

Philadelphia officials are facing questions over whether the building collapse that killed six people on Wednesday could have been prevented. Mayor Michael Nutter and the city’s commissioner of licenses ...

Girl Gets New Birthday to Qualify for Adult Lungs

Sarah Murnaghan now has two records in the official organ transplant database: one with her real birthday and one with a birthday to make the system treat her as a 12-year-old. The 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl ...

George Zimmerman Judge Rules Witnesses Can’t Be Anonymous

Witnesses in the upcoming murder trial of George Zimmerman will not be permitted to testify anonymously, a Florida judge ruled today, just four days before the start of what is be a closely watched case in the ...

Dozens of American families have spent many months and many thousands of dollars trying to adopt Russian orphans with no success. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley is calling on President Obama to confront Russian ...

The head of a Cedar Rapids-based pro-life organization testified before a congressional committee Tuesday on how the IRS treated the group when it sought tax-exempt status. Sue Martinek, president of the Coalition ...

  (Radio Iowa) – Two young western Iowa boys are home and safe after they were the subject of an Amber Alert on Wednesday, which led to the arrest of their non-custodial mother in eastern Nebraska. Dodge ...

The monthly economic survey of business leaders in Iowa and eight other Midwestern states finds the region’s numbers slipping, slightly, while Iowa’s numbers are climbing. Creighton University economist Ernie ...

Former Iowa Congressman Jim Leach is joining the University of Iowa faculty. (Radio Iowa) – “We are so very pleased today to be announcing that he will become a visiting professor of law and the University ...