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Lawmakers at the statehouse are rushing though a slew of bills to try to wrap up the work of the 2013 legislative session today. A bill that just cleared the Iowa House sets aside money in the state surplus to pay ...

Oklahoma Tornado: 2 Devastated Elementary Schools Had No Safe Rooms

There are reinforced tornado shelters in more than 100 schools across Oklahoma, excluding the two that were devastated by a Tornado earlier this week in Moore, Okla., an emergency-management official said. As ...

Cleveland Kidnapping Victims Grateful for Support, Privacy in Letter

The three Cleveland women rescued from the kidnappings that kept them in captivity for over a decade say they are “happy and safe” as they continue to recover from the harrowing ordeal. The attorneys for ...

Jodi Arias Feels ‘Betrayed’ By Jury, Waffles on Apology

Hours after Jodi Arias asked a jury to spare her life for killing her ex-boyfriend, Travis Alexander, the convicted killer maintained in a jailhouse interview with ABC News that it would have been ...

Florida Man Shot by FBI Was About to Sign Boston Murder Confession: Officials

The man shot dead by an FBI agent in Orlando, Florida early today was “about to sign a statement” admitting to a role, along with Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, in an unsolved triple ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Iowa farmers made up a lot of time planting last week with a stretch of dry weather. The latest crop report from the U.S.D.A. shows 71-percent of the corn is now in the ground — an ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The company that runs the Argosy Riverboat Casino in Sioux City has filed a court action asking a judge to overturn the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission’s decision to grant a license for ...

(Radio Iowa News) – A group of southern Iowa landowners is hoping a last-minute effort from lawmakers could roll-back construction plans for a lake near Osceola. Doug Robins of Osceola says the farm ground ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Two eastern Iowa lawmakers — one Democrat and one Republican — are trying to insert a last-minute deal into a catch-all budget bill that will be among the last items to be voted upon in ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Key legislators suggest private deal-making sessions at the statehouse today are producing results. House Speaker Kraig Paulsen, a Republican from Hiawatha, has been meeting with top ...