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The conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation is out with a new report today predicting sky-high costs – to the tune of $6.3 trillion – associated with the legalization of about 11 million undocumented ...

It was among the first states to legalize gay marriage and served as the 2008 campaign liftoff site for the first black president, but in other arenas Iowa isn’t quite so progressive — it’s also one of ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News O. Kay Henderson) – Legislators return to the statehouse today with all the major issues they’ve faced since January unresolved. Ten-member negotiating committees have been assigned ...

Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds says she is encouraging the woman who took her seat in the Iowa Senate to consider running for the U.S. Senate. “I’ve always been involved in encouraging and strengthening the ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News Pat Curtis) – The number of cows being raised for beef in Iowa is at its lowest level in 60 years, but producers are expecting to add to their herds as the drought eases. Iowa beef ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News) – Iowa’s youngest mayor says he’s loving his job and he plans to run for another term. Jeremy Minnier was 18 in November of 2011 when he won a write-in campaign to become the ...

(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 ...