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  (Radio Iowa) – The director of the Iowa Department of Transportation plans to spend up to $100,000 over the next five years to imprint a new agency logo on DOT signs, stationery and other materials, but a ...

(Radio Iowa) – The University of Iowa will be the first state supported school to pass a significant milestone in student retention. A little more than 51-percent of U-Iowa students who graduated last year ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa teacher and his students are drawing international attention for their so-called “McDonald’s Diet” that helped the teacher lose 37 pounds in three months. Science teacher John ...

(Radio Iowa) – A public policy research group has ranked Iowa 35th in the nation for job creation in 2014. The analysis, released by Pew Charitable Trusts, estimates Iowa will add just over 21,000 jobs this ...

Frigid ‘Polar Vortex’ Cripples US for Second Straight Day

(ABC News) - Deadly cold temperatures refused to loosen their grip on much of the country for a second straight day, spreading the bone-chilling weather this time to the Northeast and South. Wind chill advisories ...

Hundreds of Passengers Rescued After Night on Frozen Amtrak Trains

(ABC News) – Hundreds of Amtrak passengers were rescued today after spending a bone-chilling cold night stranded on board three Amtrak trains that were crippled by snow and ice outside of Chicago. More than ...

Hospitals Overcharging Patients, Nurses’ Union Says

(ABC News) – New data released by National Nurses United revealed that not only do a handful of hospitals charge patients more than 10 times the actual cost of treatment but that prices have been steadily ...

Once Again, Is JPMorgan Chase Too Big to Jail?

(ABC News) – In another major victory for JPMorgan Chase and its CEO Jamie Dimon, prosecutors said today the bank will be able to avoid criminal charges under a deferred prosecution agreement despite having ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa State Patrol is keeping an eye out today for motorists who might be having some trouble on the roadways. Trooper Vince Kurtz says most of their focus will be on assisting motorists. ...

(Radio Iowa) – “Significant headwinds” may be ahead for state tax collections according to the Legislative Services Agency. State tax revenue in December, 2013 was $98 million below December of 2012. ...