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(Radio Iowa) – The Ankeny-based Casey’s General Stores convenience store chain is pushing to expand into southern states, increase the hours of operation at its already existing stores and grow its pizza ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s Republican Secretary of State is disputing statements the chairman of the Iowa GOP has been making about Iowa election law. Iowa GOP chairman A.J. Spiker says the party must hold its ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack of Iowa City says congress may be unable to pass a Farm Bill or even pass legislation that would keep the government operating. “I’ll tell you I’m not ...

Kerry Spars With Russia in Syria Talks

Negotiations over how to rid Syria of its chemical weapons continued for a second day here in Geneva. It remains unclear if the American and Russian delegations have narrowed their differences. Secretary of State ...

Obama Hopeful Syria Talks Will ‘Bear Fruit’

President Obama said today he hopes negotiations between Secretary of State John Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on how to neutralize Syria’s chemical weapons stockpiles will “bear fruit,” but ...

Ex-Mayor May Be Blocked From Her Daughter’s Graduation

More than three years after being charged with third-degree child molestation and having to register as a level one sex offender, Linda Lusk has a new battle to face: going to her daughter’s high school ...

Colorado Residents, Rescuers Battle Epic Floods

Residents in northern Colorado continued to struggle today, as flash floods consumed whole neighborhoods and forecasts warned of more rain to come this weekend. In Estes Park, trapped residents had to zip-line to ...

(Radio Iowa) – From the peaks of Mount Everest to the depths of the deepest seas, central Iowa will host the world premiere of a monumental new exhibit this month. Created by National Geographic, “Earth ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King says he’d vote “no” on a congressional resolution authorizing a military strike into Syria, but King believes Russia’s idea of getting the Syrian ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s congressional delegation is making clear they likely would be “no” votes if the House and Senate were to vote this week on a military strike into Syria. Before the president ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa is involved in four of 33 Conservation Innovation Grants announced Tuesday by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Vilsack, the former Iowa governor, said during the announcement that ...

(Radio Iowa) – A federal agency is giving its initial approval to the purchase of Smithfield Foods by a Chinese company. Greg Lear, president of the Iowa Pork Producers Association, says he understands ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King has returned from an overseas trip that included stops in Egypt and King says he was told the Muslim Brotherhood was involved in the terror attacks that struck ...

(Radio Iowa) – A southwest Iowa farmer is one of the first to adopt “smart-farm technology” that allows him to manage most everything on the farm from his smart phone. Joe Hossle says hooking up his farm ...

Terror Threats Mar 9/11 Anniversary

Federal authorities warned overnight of an attack threat targeting Los Angeles International Airport and New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, but questioned the seriousness of the threat. In the ...

Victim’s Friend Was Suspicious of Jordan Linn Graham

A friend of Cody Johnson, the 25-year-old Montana man whose wife admitted to pushing him to his death from a cliff just days after their wedding, says that he immediately suspected his friend’s new wife after ...

YouTube Drunk Driving Confessor Pleads Not Guilty Plea

An Ohio judge was visibly angry when the man who posted an emotional video confession online, admitting to killing a man in a June drunk driving accident, blindsided the court by pleading not guilty. ...

Obama Marks 9/11 With Nod to Benghazi, Syria Crisis

From the White House to Capitol Hill to the Pentagon — and at countless ceremonies around the country — Wednesday brought a solemn step back from the frenetic campaign for U.S. military action in Syria ...

(Radio Iowa) – Four Republican candidates for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat agree: the U.S. should not send military strikes into Syria. The four spoke tonight at the Polk County Republican Party’s annual summer ...

(Radio Iowa) – Many Iowans have allergies or hearing problems but farmers may be more susceptible to both. Dr. Dwight Jones, an ear, nose and throat specialist in Omaha/Council Bluffs, says some of the most ...

(Radio Iowa) – After a slight cool-off over the weekend, triple-digit temperatures are back in today’s forecast for a wide section of Iowa. Miles Schumacher, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad – in the midst of a trade trip to Japan — today announced Iowa will host next year’s Midwest U.S./Japan Annual Meeting. Branstad spoke with reporters by phone from ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Utilities Board is reminding Iowans that financial support is available for some who may have trouble affording telephone service. Utilities Board chair Elizabeth Jacobs says its a ...

(Radio Iowa) – The man who served as the state’s public safety commissioner for the past 11 months tells The Cedar Rapids Gazette that working for the State of Iowa has “destroyed” his reputation. ...

Ohio Man Who Confessed ‘I Killed a Man’ in YouTube Video Indicted

An Ohio grand jury has indicted Matthew Cordle, the 22-year-old man who confessed in a YouTube video to causing a Navy vet’s death while drunk driving. Matthew Cordle was indicted today for one count of ...