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(Courtesy Iowa Radio News Todd Kimm) – In a little more than a month the Iowa Speedway will host the first of five racing weekends and it will be capped off on June eighth by the Dupont Pioneer 250, the first ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News O. Kay Henderson) – A group of Iowa high school students won the “Inspire” award at a recent world robotics competition. Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds honored the group of ...

Philly Jury Returns Monday in Clinic Murder Case

A Philadelphia jury is scheduled to start a fourth full day of deliberations in the case of a Philadelphia abortion provider charged with multiple counts of murder. Dr. Kermit Gosnell, 72, is charged with killing ...

Cause of California Wildfire Appears Accidental

Investigators have ruled out arson as the cause of a huge Southern California wildfire that was 75 percent contained Sunday after burning through coastal mountains and threatening thousands of homes. Continuing ...

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Won’t Be Allowed to be Buried in Cambridge

The funeral director in charge of finding a city with a cemetery willing to bury Tamerlan Tsarnaev can cross Cambridge, Mass., off his list. While there has been no formal application for a burial permit there, ...

Investigators Clueless on Cause of Limo Fire That Killed Bride, 4 Friends

Investigators hope that the four people who escaped a limousine fire, in which a newlywed and four other women died, will offer key information about what started the weekend blaze as they crossed a San ...

Head Start Programs, Forced to Close Early, Still Have Funds For Flights

By cutting funds for Head Start, sequestration has sent low-income children in some states home 10 days early. But the federal government’s inability to agree on a budget didn’t prevent 2,800 Head Start ...

Iowa Agriculture Secretary, Bill Northey, today took his name out of the running for the open U.S. Senate seat in 2014. “I certainly appreciate all the good comments folks have given me, the encouragement. But ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ Pat Curtis) – The spring snowstorm striking today is unusual even by Iowa standards. Three cities have topped a 66-year-old record for the heaviest snowfall in the month of ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ O. Kay Henderson) – For the second time in five years, a northwest Iowa legislator has proposed docking the pay of Iowa Supreme Court justices, then tabled his plan before a ...