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(Radio Iowa) – An illness that’s often seen during the summer months is turning up this fall. Department of Public Health Medical Director Patricia Quinlisk says they’re seeing cases of cryptosporidiosis ...

(Radio Iowa) – The executive director of the Iowa Renewable Fuel Association says recent sales of E-15 and E-85 show the so-called “blend wall” does not exist. Monte Shaw says blender sales of all four ...

(Radio Iowa) – Forecasts indicate the weather will remain cool and damp in the Upper Midwest for the next couple of weeks, slowing the fall harvest. Meteorologist Bryce Anderson says rainfall amounts won’t ...

Kathleen Sebelius Seizes Responsibility for Health Site ‘Debacle’

(ABC News) – On the hot seat before a House panel for more than three and a half hours today, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius directly apologized to consumers for the “flawed launch” ...

In Secret Letter, Senate Democratic Women Rally Behind Hillary Clinton

(ABC News) – All of the female Democratic senators signed a secret letter to Hillary Rodham Clinton early this year encouraging her to run for president in 2016 – a letter that includes the signature of Sen. ...

Woman to Get New Face For Free After Scarring Radiation

(ABC News) – Lessya Kotelevskaya, a stunning blond and former businesswoman, wears a bandage across her face that covers scars caused by a horrific misdiagnosis — terminal cancer. A decade ago, she ...

Utah Doc’s Daughter Says She Confronted Him About Over-Medicating Her Mom

(ABC News) – In the days before Michele MacNeill was found lifeless in the bathtub, one of her oldest daughters confronted her dad about over-medicating her mom as she recovered from plastic surgery, the ...

(Courtesy of My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A Des Moines middle school has lifted its lockdown following reports of a man who entered the building and told staffers he had a gun. Students at ...

(Radio Iowa) – The corn and soybean harvest moved ahead quickly in the last week. The latest U.S.D.A. crop report shows 20-percent of the corn crop was harvested last week and 17 percent of the soybeans. That ...

(Radio Iowa) – Deere and Company is selling a majority interest in its landscaping supply and distribution business. Company spokesperson Ken Golden says John Deere Landscapes was formed in 2001 and now has ...

Republicans Allege Obama Deception on Health Plan Cancellation

(ABC News) – House Speaker John Boehner and GOP leaders today accused the Obama administration of misleading the public on the effects of the Affordable Care Act, which they claim has forced hundreds of ...

Trayvon Martin’s Mom Calls For Amending ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws

(ABC News) – Sybrina Fulton, the mother of Trayvon Martin, testified on Capitol Hill today that “stand your ground” laws must be reviewed and amended. “It’s unfortunate what has happened with Trayvon, ...

Utah Doc’s Youngest Daughter Recalls Finding Mom

(ABC News) – Dr. Martin MacNeill’s youngest daughter recalled finding her mother submerged in brown bath water the day she died, according to video testimony played today for jurors at the Utah ...

Hospital Whips Up Wedding for Parents of Girl with Leukemia

(ABC News) – Nine-year-old Miranda Olivera didn’t ask for much, but a few little girl touches were obvious at her parents’ wedding last week: a pink cake with white bows and a chocolate fountain ...

(Radio Iowa) – An event scheduled for Saturday is designed to tackle Iowa’s fastest growing form of substance abuse. Dale Woolery, with the Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy, says there will be ...

(Radio Iowa) – Pheasant hunting season opens tomorrow in Iowa, but hunters may not see many birds. The Iowa Department of Natural Resources reports pheasant numbers could be down 18-percent compared to last ...

  (Radio Iowa) – A University of Iowa student, who became infamous from her Twitter name “Vodka Samm”, is speaking out for the first time after her arrest at an Iowa football game made national ...

(Radio Iowa) – Officials at William Penn University in Oskaloosa have identified a freshman student found dead in his dorm last night.  According to a University Press Release, the student has been identified ...

Arias Files Motion to Fire Main Defense Attorney

(ABC News) – Jodi Arias wants to fire her lead defense attorney. The Arizona Republic reports Arias filed a handwritten motion on Tuesday. In the 12-page document, Arias says attorney Kirk Nurmi hasn’t ...

Giant George’s Owner Thanks Fans For Support

(ABC News) – David Nasser said he couldn’t talk to people three or four days ago about the loss of his beloved Great Dane Giant George. George, verified as the world’s tallest dog by Guinness World ...

Utah Doc’s Daughter Has ‘Planted or Distorted’ Memories of Day Mom Died

(ABC News) – The youngest daughter of a Utah doctor accused of drugging and drowning his wife will be allowed to testify at her father’s murder trial, a judge ruled today. Judge Derek Pullan said Ada ...

(Radio Iowa) – The largest family-owned ice cream producer in the United States is celebrating its centennial. One-hundred years ago today Fred H. Wells started up a dairy operation in Le Mars, Iowa. Wells had ...

ABC5 News Des Moines, IA (ABC 5/WOI-TV) – The Food and Drug Administration is appealing to pet owners for information as it struggles to solve a mysterious outbreak of illness and deaths among pets that ate ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A series of online seminars aimed at helping farmers learn about such topics as how to insure an apple orchard, marketing and distributing local food, and the ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Iowa business owners can begin applying for a new property tax credit that was part of a tax reform package approved by the Legislature and signed by the governor ...