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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 ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ Dar Danielson) – Governor Terry Branstad has ordered that all flags in the state to be flown at half-staff today to honor a northeast Iowa sailor who was killed in action in ...

(Courtesy Iowa Radio News’ Dar Danielson) – Organizers of the Pella Tulip Festival seem to be taking the sudden shift to winter weather in stride. The event opened Thursday as the rare May snowstorm ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa News’ Dar Danielson) – The Iowa Supreme Court has upheld a district court ruling that both names of a lesbian couple should be included on a birth certificate when one of the women ...

(Courtesy Radio Iowa News’ Matt Kelly) – The Midwestern economy faltered slightly during the past month but it’s still healthy and chugging along, while Iowa’s economy is thriving, according to a ...