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(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad talked today about the items he vetoed from the budget in action last week. Branstad was asked at his weekly meeting with reporters about money he cut that would have ...

(Radio Iowa) – Damage assessment is underway at a state forest in far northeast Iowa where flash flooding forced dozens of campers to abandon their belongings and evacuate Saturday. Joe Wilkinson, a spokesman ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Family Leader has announced that businessman and reality TV host, Donald Trump, has agreed to speak at the group’s leadership summit in August. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, a Republican, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa moved up in the latest “Kids Count” national survey that ranks states based on 16 indicators that are supposed to give an indication of the well being of children and families. Michael ...

(Radio Iowa) – Investigators working to solve a nearly year-old abduction case near Waterloo are looking for a vehicle that was near a lake on the day two young cousins disappeared. Investigators are asking ...

Crews defending small homes, a ski area and a handful of roads against an erratic wildfire in Colorado’s southwest mountains hoped Monday for a break — any break — in the weather that will allow them to ...

Mom Charged with Murder After Daughter, 5, Shoots Self

A New Orleans mother has been charged with murder after her 5-year-old daughter shot herself in the head while home alone in a locked bedroom. Laderika Smith, 28, was booked Sunday on charges of second-degree ...

George Zimmerman Jury Hears Key 911 Tapes in Start of Trial

The George Zimmerman murder trial began with a prosecutor telling the jury that Zimmerman killed teenager Trayvon Martin “because he wanted to,” while Zimmerman’s lawyer told the court it was a ...

James ‘Whitey’ Bulger Ran Crime Ring With Help of FBI, Investigator Says

To the FBI he was known as informant BS 1544-OC, the OC designating “organized crime.” He was later upgraded to BS 1544-TE, designating “top echelon informant.” That role as FBI informant as ...

(Radio Iowa) – Hundreds of people were on hand today to greet 50 soldiers with the Iowa Army National Guard as they returned from a tour of duty in Afghanistan. The soldiers are with the 2-211th General ...