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(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Senator Tom Harkin is slamming as “nonsense” a plan that could bring about a federal government shutdown at the end of this month. Republicans, who hold a majority in the U.S. House, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Branstad’s brother has been fined by the federal government and has agreed to restore some wetland areas after alleged Clean Water Act violations at his cattle feedlot in northern ...

Pvt. Jessica Lynch, 10 Years After Iraq Rescue

It was back in March 23, 2003, just three days after the start of the Iraq War, when Private First Class Jessica Lynch’s unit was ambushed in Nasiriyah, Iraq. Lynch was only 19 when she was captured, badly ...

Jon Gosselin Waits Tables, Lives in Pa. Cabin

Usually budding actors and actresses wait tables while they are trying to get their big break. Not Jon Gosselin, who after making it big on “Jon & Kate Plus Eight,” suffered through a messy divorce ...

Is This the Man Stolen at Birth From Chicago Hospital in 1964?

A new age-progression drawing of a baby stolen from a Chicago hospital 49 years ago could provide important clues in a mystery that has produced both hope and heartache for the family of the infant, named Paul ...

Washington Navy Yard Opening 3 Days After Massacre

Some employees returning to work at the Washington Navy Yard Thursday said they felt it was too early to talk about the massacre earlier this week while others said it will take a while to put what happened behind ...

(Radio Iowa) – A retired utility company executive who’s been “exploring” a run for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat says he’s “about ready” to officially enter the race. Five candidates have already ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King says his recent travels to states that will host early voting events in the 2016 presidential race aren’t about his own White House aspirations, but about his ...

(Radio Iowa) – Unseasonably warm weather is returning to Iowa today and tomorrow. Kevin Skow is a meteorologist with the National Weather Service. Today will be the hottest day across Iowa for the next week or ...

(Radio Iowa) – A full security review is being conducted at all Iowa National Guard facilities statewide following this week’s shootings at the Washington D.C. Navy Yard that left 13 people dead. Iowa Guard ...

DAVENPORT, IA – On September 17, 2013, Charles Arthur Ruhl, Jr., age 59, of Davenport, Iowa, pled guilty pursuant to a plea agreement to one count of wire fraud and one count of money laundering, announced ...

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that the Access Energy Cooperative in Henry County has received a grant of $300,000 and a loan of $495,000 from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s ...

Fed Won’t Ease Off Economic Stimulus Program

The Federal Reserve today declined to curtail its economic stimulus program, surprising investors who had expected the government’s bond-buying to be tapered off starting this month. Investors anticipated that ...

YouTube Drunken Driving Confessor Changes Plea to Guilty

Matthew Cordle, the Ohio man who confessed to killing a man on a drunk driving accident earlier this summer, has kept to his promise and pleaded guilty today. Cordle, 22, caused a stir in the 3.5-minute video, ...

Aaron Alexis’s Mom “Glad” That “He Can No Longer Do Harm”

The mother of Aaron Alexis, the gunman who killed 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, said today that her “heart is broken,” but she is “glad” that he can no longer do harm to anyone. ...

Abducted Georgia Teen Ayvani Hope Perez Found Alive

A Georgia teen who was allegedly abducted by two frustrated gunmen during a home invasion Tuesday morning was found safe today, Clayton County Police said. Two suspects are in custody. Ayvani Hope Perez, 14, was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Those who track farm injuries say grain bin accidents and wrecks involving all-terrain vehicles are increasing, while the number of children killed in farm-related accidents is on the decline. ...

(Radio Iowa) – The president of the Iowa Association of Realtors says homes sales in August were as hot as the weather. Don Marple tracks the sales from members across the state. “The average sale price has ...

(Radio Iowa) – The leader of the group that blew the whistle on problems at the Iowa Juvenile Home in Eldora says she wants to focus on solutions for the future rather than the problems of the past. Jane ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Lottery CEO, Terry Rich, says some changes are coming for the Mega Millions game. Iowa joined other states who play the Mega Millions game a few years ago as a companion to the Powerball ...

(Radio Iowa) – Following Monday’s mass shootings at a Navy Yard in Washington D.C., Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says he wouldn’t be surprised if new gun control legislation is introduced in the very near ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Environmental Council is asking state regulators to set new, tougher standards for water quality in 159 Iowa lakes.The group argues farm chemicals like phosphorus and nitrogen are ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s Republican U.S. Senator Charles Grassley is turning 80 today, but he isn’t just sitting back and enjoying the day. Grassley began the day with a morning jog. “I ran from where I ...

(Radio Iowa) – American Red Cross chapters from across Iowa are sending crews to Colorado, where severe flooding has claimed at least eight lives and destroyed hundreds of homes. Liz Dorland, spokeswoman for ...

Green River Killer Claims He Murdered Dozens More Women

Gary Ridgway, the Seattle-area truck painter who was unmasked as the Green River serial killer and went on to plead guilty to killing 49 women, now claims that he killed closer to 80 women over two decades. ...