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(Radio Iowa) – Friday night’s drawing for the Mega Millions lottery game will be for an estimated $400 million. Mary Neubauer is spokesperson for the Iowa Lottery. “It’s the second largest jackpot in the ...

(Radio Iowa) – A Chinese national who became a resident of the U.S. through a work visa has been arrested for stealing trade secrets of bioengineered corn from two seed manufacturing companies in Iowa and ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says Iowa’s public pension system remains in strong fiscal health. The analysis from the Iowa Policy Project was released Thursday. The report ...

Interpreter at Mandela Event Was Hallucinating, Saw Angels

(ABC News) – The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that ...

Danish PM Defends Obama Selfie

(ABC News) – Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt says she was just having a “bit of fun” when she snapped the now famous selfie alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack ...

Accused Cliff-Push Bride Agrees to Plead Guilty

(ABC News) – A newlywed bride accused of deliberately pushing her husband to his death in Montana’s Glacier National Park agreed Thursday to plead guilty to second-degree murder. News of the plea deal ...

Republicans and Tea Party Activists in ‘Full Scale Civil War’

(ABC News) – Years of growing friction between the Republican Party leaders and its Tea Party faction has erupted into what one conservative said today was “full-scale civil war.” House ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – AMES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say the body of a dead man has been found in a residence hall at Iowa State University, but no foul play is suspected. The Iowa State University Police ...

(Radio Iowa) – Executives with the Ankeny-based Casey’s General Stores chain of convenience stores say company earnings were up 24 percent in August, September and October. “The results reflect the strong ...

(Radio Iowa) – A new report indicates Iowa employers plan to hire at a “steady pace” over the first quarter of 2014. The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows 71-percent of the Iowa companies surveyed ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Transportation Commission gave unanimous approval Tuesday to proposed rules for red light and speed cameras that require cities to prove the devices are needed to improve safety on ...

Colorado 6 Year Old Suspended for Kissing a Girl

(ABC News) – The suspension of a 6-year-old boy for kissing a girl at school is raising questions about whether the peck should be considered sexual harassment. The boy’s mother said officials at Lincoln ...

President Obama Poses for Selfie at Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service

(ABC News) – What do President Obama and a bunch of teenagers have in common? It turns out they like to appear in selfies at memorial services. Denmark’s Prime Minister Helle Thorning Schmidt appeared to ...

(ABC News) – Relatives of a recently deceased 66-year-old woman discovered the skeletal remains of two infants in a footlocker at her northeast Ohio home, police said Tuesday. A man contacted investigators ...

Missing Couple, Kids Found Alive in Frigid Nevada Wilderness

(ABC News) – A member of a search team on Tuesday found a couple and four young members of their families who had been missing in the frigid mountains of northern Nevada since Sunday, authorities said. The ...

(ABC News) – With 3-D printers increasingly able to produced plastic weapons, the House voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines. On a ...

(ABC News) – As pressure mounts on President Obama to fix problems that persist with his signature healthcare law, Speaker John Boehner and House Republicans are coming under pressure themselves to present ...

(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 ...