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Work is set to begin on a new farm bill in both chambers of Congress next week. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, who serves on the Senate Agriculture Committee, says they’ll take up the legislation on Tuesday. Harkin, a ...

The University of Iowa’s top research administrator predicts the automatic federal budget cuts known as “sequestration” will affect health research projects most severely. U-I Vice President for Research, ...

A newly drafted bill on the fast track in the Iowa House would provide new liability protection to Iowa farmers. It’s in response to a February Iowa Supreme Court ruling that said a woman injured during a ...

Most folks know Iowa is tops in the country in hogs, corn and soybeans, but the Hawkeye State is also the nation’s leader in eggs. Lois White, spokeswoman for the Iowa Egg Council, says the state has about ...

Governor Terry Branstad issued another disaster proclamation Tuesday, adding 15 more counties in southern and southeast Iowa to the disaster list for the severe weather and flooding in April. The latest proclamation ...

Up to 3.5 inches of rain has fallen in some parts of Iowa since Wednesday morning. National Weather Service Meteorologist Miles Schumacher says areas to the west and just north of Des Moines received the heaviest ...

Owners of cars that run solely on electricity would no longer get a big break on their registration fees under a proposal that’s been revived at the statehouse. Currently there’s a flat, $25 annual registration ...

Jodi Arias Found Guilty of First Degree Murder, Would Rather ‘Get Death Than Life’

Shortly after Jodi Arias was found guilty today of the first-degree murder of her ex-boyfriend, she told a local TV station that she would “rather get death than life” in prison. “I said years ago ...

Body of Boston Bombing Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Buried

The body of Boston marathon bombings suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who was killed during a standoff with police on April 19, has been buried after an unnamed individual came forward to assist police. Worcester Police ...

FBI Under Fire, Didn’t Tell Boston PD About Marathon Bombing Suspects

The FBI never told the Boston police or the Massachusetts State Police about possible Russian terror connections of the suspected Marathon bombers until three and half days after the attack, law enforcement ...