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(ABC News) – Move over Aiden: There’s a new top baby name in town. For the first time in eight years, Aiden has been surpassed in popularity when it comes to baby boy names, according to the ...

(ABC News) – Swedish scientists have identified a new strain of HIV that appears to progress much faster than most previously identified variations of the virus. The new strain, known as A3/02, is a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa workers paid 4.5 percent more in personal income taxes to the State of Iowa in the past five months than in the same five-month period of 2012. Just in November, though, personal ...

(Radio Iowa) – Farmers, agricultural leaders, consumers and others will gather in Des Moines today for the 95th annual convention of the Iowa Farm Bureau. Craig Hill, a farmer from Milo, is president of the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The CEOs of Iowa’s largest businesses are feeling positive about business activity in the coming six months, according to a new report. The Iowa Business Council (IBC), which is comprised of ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Board of Parole today agreed to grant parole to an inmate who was sentenced to life in prison for first-degree murder at the age of 15. Kristina Fetters, who is now 33, was convicted in ...

(Radio Iowa) – The first shotgun deer season in Iowa opens this coming Saturday (December 7th), while the bow hunting season that’s underway will continue through January 10th. DNR wildlife research ...

  (Radio Iowa) – The Iowa State Highway Patrol’s gradual switch to more fuel efficient vehicles has led to a five percent reduction in the patrol’s fuel use in each of the last two years. Iowa ...

(Radio Iowa) – A team from the University of Iowa has received $125,000 from the National Institutes of Health to study air around frack sand mines in Wisconsin, and around some sites in Iowa where sand is ...

(Radio Iowa) – More information has been released on drowning of two boys Saturday in a farm pond near Prescott. During a news conference today, Corning Fire Chief Donnie Willett and Adams County Sheriff Alan ...

(Radio Iowa) – After five months of declines, the leading indicators for Iowa’s economy show solid growth during November, according to a survey of business leaders in Iowa and eight other Midwestern states. ...

Derailed Train Was Going 82 mph at 30-mph Curve

(ABC News) – A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the ...

Online Obamacare Enrollment Surges in November, but Still Lagging

(ABC News) – Around 100,000 Americans successfully signed up for health insurance in November through the troubled federal online marketplace, HealthCare.gov, a person familiar with the preliminary data ...

TB Flight 2846: Passengers Get Tuberculosis Warning

(ABC News) – The passengers aboard US Airways Flight 2846 from Austin to Phoenix Saturday night say the plane was swarmed by paramedics and police on landing, who advised that everyone on board should get a ...

Oregon Girl Barred From Selling Mistletoe But Told Okay to Beg

(ABC News) – Driven by her budding entrepreneurial instincts, an 11-year-old Oregon girl wanted to help her dad pay for her braces by selling mistletoe over the holidays, but she got tangled up in red tape ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines airport soon will allow speedier security screening for military men and women, including members of the Iowa National Guard. The change will be ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Google will pay Iowa more than $275,000 as part of a $17 million national settlement over claims that the search engine giant violated consumer privacy. The ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – MONDAMIN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying the body of a man found in western Iowa. The state Division of Criminal Investigation says a ...

81 Midwest Tornadoes Highly Unusual for November

(ABC News) – After one of the quietest U.S. tornado seasons in 40 years, Sunday was nature’s comeback, with a total of 81 tornado reports in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio. ...

Walmart Store Accepts Thanksgiving Donations for Its Workers

(ABC News) – Walmart is defending a holiday food drive for needy store associates at one of its Ohio stores, saying the workers are voluntarily helping colleagues who are experiencing “unforeseen ...

Feathered Menace: Wild Turkeys Threatening Suburbia

(ABC News) – They chase and frighten people, block roads and cause motorcyclists and bicyclists to crash–sometimes fatally. Then, adding insult to injury, they poop on your lawn. They are ...

George Zimmerman Charged With Aggravated Assault

(ABC News) – George Zimmerman, who was acquitted this summer of murdering teenager Trayvon Martin, has been arrested in Florida and charged with aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischief. Police ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has launched an effort to help cattle ranchers in South Dakota who are trying to recover from a natural disaster. The untimely blizzard that hit western South ...

(Radio Iowa) – A documentary opens this week about the life of an actress who grew up in Marshalltown and was targeted by the FBI for her activism and support of the Black Panther Party. “Movie Star: The ...

Ryan Ferguson Freed From Prison

(ABC News) – After nearly 10 years in prison for a murder conviction that was thrown out last week, 29-year-old Ryan Ferguson walked out of a Missouri prison last night and, after a news conference, sat down ...