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While Washington has opted to fix a few of the more publicly painful cuts pursuant to sequestration, other troublesome effects lie on the horizon. The bill to end some flight delays that flew through the legislature ...

What if the United States could shrink the federal deficit and get high at the same time? Two congressmen calling for the legalization of recreational marijuana say it’s not such a trippy idea. Rep. Earl ...

Jodi Arias Trial Nearing End as Final Witnesses Take the Stand

After four months of detailed and sometimes graphic testimony, the final two witnesses are set to take the stand today for what could be the final day of testimony in the Jodi Arias murder trial. Arias’ legal ...

Gas prices usually head higher during the spring and summer but not this year. The American Automobile Association’s new forecast says drivers are likely to pay less this summer, with prices dropping to below ...

Jessica Heeringa Disappearance: Person of Interest Seemed Like ‘Just Another Guy Hitting on Her’

An employee at a store adjacent to the gas station where Jessica Heeringa worked the late shift said he noticed a man in a minivan talking to the missing Michigan mother, but didn’t think much of the ...

3 More in Custody in Boston Marathon Bombing Case: Cops

Three more suspects have been taken into custody in connection to the deadly bombing at the Boston Marathon, the Boston Police Department tweeted today. The brief statement said more details were forthcoming. ...

Democrats in the Iowa Senate last night rejected a Republican effort to protect kids from ice cream truck drivers who might be pedophiles. Republicans tried to attach a provision to a spending bill that would allow ...

An agreement’s been reached between Alliant Energy subsidiary, Interstate Power and Light Company, and the Office of Consumer Advocate that keeps plans on track for a new natural gas electric plant in ...

The Consul General from the Turkish Embassy in Chicago says he is “on a mission” to strengthen relationships between Turkey and the United States. Consul General Fatih Yildiz visited Iowa City Monday and he’s ...

More large hail hit parts of north-central and northeast Iowa overnight after ping pong ball-sized hail fell earlier in the day. Meteorologist Rod Donovan, at the National Weather Service, say a number of counties ...