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(Radio Iowa) – Is your farmstead pretty enough to be the next “Field of Dreams”? The state is launching an effort to get Iowans to show off properties they’d like to see featured on the silver screen, on ...

(Radio Iowa) – Federal grant awards for medical researchers are likely to be delayed following the federal government shutdown. Last year, the University of Iowa received 362 grants from the National ...

(Radio Iowa) – Tomorrow’s trip to work or school could be a hassle for many Iowans as snow is in the forecast for a wide swath of the state. Brad Small, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service in ...

Obama Says ‘No Excuse’ for Problem-Plagued Health Care Rollout

(ABC News) – President Obama today said “nobody’s madder than me” about the botched rollout of the online health care marketplace, vowing that the problems will be fixed. “The website ...

‘Wind Turbine Syndrome’ Blamed for Mysterious Symptoms in Cape Cod Town

(ABC News) – Sue Hobart, a bridal florist from Massachusetts, couldn’t understand why she suddenly developed headaches, ringing in her ears, insomnia and dizziness to the point of falling “flat on ...

Florida Orphan Davion Only Will Get a Family

(ABC News) – A Florida orphan whose church plea for a family to “love me until I die” has received about 10,000 requests from people asking to adopt him and will “without a doubt” be ...

2 Dead, 2 ‘Critical’ After Nevada Middle School Shooting

(ABC News) – Two people are dead and two boys are in critical condition after a shooter opened fire at Sparks Middle School in northern Nevada this morning, according to police. Detective Rocky Triplett of the ...

(Radio Iowa) – A survey of CFOs at companies nationwide finds salaries in Iowa should rise next year at a higher rate than in most other states — in several key industries. Jim Kwapick, district president ...

(Radio Iowa) – A celebration is planned in Iowa City this afternoon for the naming of a new vision research center at University of Iowa Hospitals. The center will focus on preventing and curing blindness. ...

  (Radio Iowa) – The smell of bacon will permeate the campus of Iowa State University Saturday. The first ever ISU Bacon Expo is being held in the courtyard of the Scheman Center. Bacon Expo student co-chair ...

  (Radio Iowa) – More than 150 scientists from 36 colleges and universities in Iowa are jointly issuing a call for action against global warming. The director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State, ...

NJ Court Agrees to Allow Same-Sex Marriages Monday

(ABC News) – Same-sex marriages will begin within days in New Jersey after the state’s highest court ruled unanimously Friday to uphold a lower-court order that gay weddings must start Monday and to deny ...

Ex-House Speaker Tom Foley Dies at 84

(ABC News) – Tall and courtly, Tom Foley served 30 years in the House when partisan confrontation was less rancorous than today and Democrats had dominated for decades. He crowned his long political career by ...

Boyfriend of Suicide Suspect Regrets Not Stopping Alleged Bullying

(ABC News) – The 13-year-old boy at the center of an adolescent love triangle that ended in Rebecca Sedwick’s suicide said he might have tried to stop the bullying that tormented the Florida girl if he ...

Utah Doc’s Wife Had ‘Greenish Pale’ Skin When Neighbor Found Her in Tub

(ABC News) – The neighbor of Martin MacNeill testified at the Utah doctor’s murder trial today that she found MacNeill’s wife lifeless in a bathtub wearing only a black long-sleeve shirt. Next-door ...

(Courtesy KCCI, Des Moines) – GRINNELL, Iowa —About 40 students and a teacher were taken to a hospital in Grinnell Thursday morning.Superintendent Todd Abrahamson said the group from Grinnell-Newburg High ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Senator Tom Harkin is celebrating the 11th-hour bipartisan agreement that will give the U.S. government renewed borrowing authority and fully open the federal government. “This ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republicans Chuck Grassley and Steve King were the only two members of Iowa’s congressional delegation to vote against the deal that has ended the federal government shutdown and extended the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Copper is used for wiring because of its ability to conduct electricity, but in recent months the value of the metal has created a magnetic appeal to thieves. The electric companies and coops ...

(Radio Iowa) – If you have a flight today out of the Des Moines International Airport, expect to see plenty of red, white and blue flags amidst camouflage uniforms, hugs and flowing tears. About 40 members of ...

(Radio Iowa) – A website that ranks America’s communities for their “livability” has five Iowa cities on its top 100 list. Livability.com looked at categories like amenities, economy, education, health ...

(Radio Iowa) – The nation’s leading motor home maker reports stronger-than-expected quarterly profits as its backlog grows due to rebounding demand. Forest City-based Winnebago Industries reports revenues in ...

(Radio Iowa) – Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair was featured in a panel discussion at World Food Prize festivities in Des Moines this morning. Blair was here to tout his foundation which works to ...

As Shutdown Lifts, Capitol Hill’s Ohio Clock Ticks Again

(ABC News) – Remember that clock in the U.S. Capitol that shut down during the shutdown? Well, today, the Ohio Clock came back to life, ticking again for the first time in at least a week. Its hands were ...

Utah Doc on Trial for Killing Wife May Be ‘Total Jerk’ But Jury Told: ‘Set Aside Your Emotion’

(ABC News) – The murder trial of a once-prominent Utah doctor began today with prosecutors painting him as a manipulative adulterer who fatally drugged his former beauty queen wife so he could pursue a ...