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Facebook Gets Rid of Privacy Option

(ABC News) – Any change to Facebook, whether it’s a tweak in its site design or an overhaul of its privacy settings, generates a groan or two. In another effort to improve its users’ experience on ...

Murder Trial Pits Accused Utah Doctor Against His Daughters

(ABC News) - Family fireworks are on full display in a Utah courtroom where a judge is expected to decide next week whether a 12-year-old girl should testify in her father’s upcoming murder trial after ...

Ted Cruz Heckled by Immigration Activists

(ABC News) – Sen. Ted Cruz struggled to finish his speech at the Values Voter Summit in Washington today as hecklers repeatedly interrupted his remarks. Protesters interrupted Cruz more than six times, some ...

AIR FORCE FIRES TWO STAR GENERAL IN CHARGE OF NUKE MISSILES

(ABC News) – The Air Force’s two star general in charge of the units responsible for its 450 nuclear missiles has been fired “due to a loss of trust and confidence in his leadership and judgment.” Maj. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republicans are ridiculing Democratic Congressman Bruce Braley for statements he made during an interview with a Chicago newspaper reporter. The reporter cited an Illinois congressman’s call ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa State University Extension agronomists have updated charts which spell out how much phosphorus and potassium are recommended for Iowa farm fields. “The key issue of this update is ...

(Radio Iowa) – The governors of Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota are calling on Congress to end the deadlock that’s shut down the federal government. The three met at the Tri-States Governors’ Conference in ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Tom Harkin, a Democrat, today criticized Congressman Steve King and other Republican who say the federal government can continue to pay its debts without raising its debt limit. ...

(Radio Iowa) – The numbers are in — and they’re spectacular. Iowans put on their walking shoes Wednesday to take a one-kilometer walk as part of the Healthiest State Initiative. Liz Cox, spokeswoman for ...

(Radio Iowa) – The average price of a gallon of gas dropped six cents in the latest survey from the Department of Agriculture.  Analyst Harold Hommes, says the increase driving from the summer season seemed ...

Feds May Shut Down Farm Over Salmonella Outbreak

(ABC News) – A California poultry farm at the center of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people in 18 states has until today to come up with a plan to improve food safety or federal ...

Obama ‘Would Likely Sign’ Short-Term Debt Limit Increase

(ABC News) – The House Republican proposal for a short-term deal to increase the debt limit is “an encouraging sign,” the White House said today, suggesting that President Obama would sign such a bill even ...

Ariel Castro’s Jail Suicide May Have Been Autoerotic Asphyxiation

(ABC News) – Convicted Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was found hanging in his jail cell with his pants and underwear around his ankles, leading investigators to question whether he killed himself while ...

House GOP Embracing 6-Week Debt Limit Hike but Shutdown Persists

(ABC News) – Republicans are prepared to pass a six-week increase of the debt limit with the hope that President Obama “will look at this as an opportunity and a good-faith effort on our part” to ...

(Radio Iowa) – One of the key components of the state education reform plan is moving closer to being implemented. Ryan Wise, the director of strategic initiatives at the Iowa Department of Education, says ...

(Radio Iowa) – After more than a century in operation, the 4-H program has changed to continue thriving, but its leaders stick by the adage, the more the program has changed, the more it’s stayed the same. ...

(Radio Iowa) – While Iowa is one of the nation’s top food producers, people in some areas of the state don’t have easy access to fruits and vegetables. Courtney Pinard, a research scientist, says a study ...

(Radio Iowa) – Woodbury County authorities are continuing their damage assessment after severe weather struck the area Friday evening. County Emergency Services Director Gary Brown says at least three ...

(Radio Iowa) – West Des Moines has become the third city in Iowa — and only the 12th in the country — to be named a “connected community” by a group pressing for expanding broadband Internet ...

(Radio Iowa) – Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds has endorsed Joni Ernst, one of a handful of Republicans but the only woman running for the Republican Party’s 2014 U.S. Senate nomination. “Joni Ernst ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Governor Terry Branstad is publicly rebuking Iowa GOP officials who posted advice on the party’s website Friday for Iowans pulled over at traffic checkpoints. “I don’t think a ...

(Radio Iowa) – The governor has set Tuesday, November 19 as the date for a special election to fill a vacancy in the Iowa Senate. Kent Sorenson of Milo resigned from the Senate last week after a special ...

Delta Reviewing Procedures After Boy Stows Away

(ABC News) – Airport and airline officials are reviewing video and gathering information as they try to figure out how a 9-year-old boy evaded security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas ...

How Malala Yousafzai’s Courage Inspired a Nation

(ABC News) – When the Taliban sent a gunman to kill a 15-year-old girl because she fought publicly for girls’ education, they intended to instill fear in anyone who wanted to educate young Pakistani ...

Christopher Cruz, Biker Charged After SUV Gang Assault, Says He’s Not Responsible

(ABC News) – The 28-year-old biker accused of starting a bloody encounter between a group of bikers and an SUV driver on a New York highway says he does not feel responsible for the attack. Christopher Cruz, ...