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(Radio Iowa) – Experts say supplies of heating fuels in Iowa will be able to meet the demand this fall and winter. “Supplies seem to be ample,” says Harold Hommes, director of the Iowa Department of ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa had — then lost — its claim to a world’s record a few years ago, but there will soon be an attempt to win back the title for most people perfoming the “stop, drop and roll” fire ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa businesses will save next year on the amount of money they have to pay in for unemployment benefits. Iowa Workforce Development spokesperson, Kerry Koonce, says they set the rate based on a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Based on what he’s hearing in town meetings over the past week, Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says Iowans are 100-percent opposed to the U.S. launching a military attack against Syria. Grassley, ...

(Radio Iowa) – The governor has launched a “Connect Every Iowan” effort to expand broadband access in Iowa. Governor Branstad likens the effort to the push to get electricity to every home and farmstead in ...

(Radio Iowa) – About 6700 Iowa couples sought a divorce last year — the lowest divorce rate in the state since 1968. Susan Stewart is an Iowa State University sociology professor who analyzes the ...

(Radio Iowa) – A state senator says a fellow Republican senator who’s the subject of an ethics investigation should resign. Senator Kent Sorenson of Milo has been accused of violating ethics rules which ...

(Radio Iowa) – The entire state is under a heat advisory today, as temperatures are going to push up into the 90s. National Weather Service meteorologist, Brad Small, says it’s not that unusual to see such ...

(Radio Iowa) – Fuel pumps in Iowa that offer higher concentrations of ethanol are becoming more popular. At a Coralville gas station just off Interstate 80, Ohio motorist Marcella Balin just finished filling ...

(Radio Iowa) – A nationwide campaign to remove drunk drivers from the road gets underway today and will run through September 8. Randy Hunefeld with the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau says motorists ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad today said the Iowa Republican Party’s state central committee “made a mistake” this weekend by setting July 12 as the date of the 2014 GOP state convention. ...

(Radio Iowa) – State officials have finally submitted their formal request to the federal government, asking for approval of Iowa’s version of Medicaid expansion. “We’ve worked with the Department of ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans who don’t enjoy the extreme heat that’s in the forecast this week may find relief in a prediction from the Farmers’ Almanac. The publication’s managing editor, Sandi Duncan, says ...

Jodi Arias Judge Delays Hearing on TV Ban and Jury’s Twitter

The sentencing phase for convicted murderer Jodi Arias was pushed back again today after the judge overseeing her case said the court was not ready to set a start date. Arias, 33, was convicted in May of ...

Wildfire Closing in on SF Bay Area’s Water Source

A raging wildfire in Yosemite National Park rained ash on the reservoir that is the chief source of San Francisco’s famously pure drinking water, and utility officials Monday scrambled to send more water ...

Penn State Settles 25 Suits in Jerry Sandusky Case

Twenty-five men who claimed they were abused by former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky have settled lawsuits totaling millions of dollars with the university, a lawyer for Penn State said today. The ...

Police Conduct ‘Limited’ Search for Missing ‘Into the Wild’ Teen

Police in Oregon are conducting only a “limited search” for a missing college freshman, whose family says is at serious risk after being inspired by a movie to enter the wilderness, but whom cops believe ...

(Radio Iowa) – Two out of every three Iowa adults is obese or overweight, according to a new national report, ranking the state 12th in the U.S. for poorest health — the same as a year ago. Dr. Mariannette ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of Iowa’s largest public employees union is calling on the director of the Iowa Department of Corrections to resign following the escape of an inmate from the Clarinda Correctional ...

(Radio Iowa) – The results from Iowa students who took the ACT college entrance test this year showed little change from the year before in the four subject areas of English, reading, math and ...

(Radio Iowa) – A Republican leader in the Iowa House says the GOP will likely employ some of the voter turn-out techniques the Obama campaign used to secure victory in Iowa last year. Representative Chris ...

(Radio Iowa) – It’s been a while since Iowans have heard the words “heat index” in the forecast. Kurt Kotenberg, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, says if you thought yesterday was steamy, ...

(Radio Iowa) – The retired head of Iowa’s highest court is issuing his ruling on a recent scandal involving the governor’s office and an ex-lawman. Former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Lou Lavorato says ...

(Radio Iowa) – Howard Dean — the former Vermont governor who finished third in the 2004 Iowa Caucuses — is in Iowa today  — and he’s dismissing talk about another Dean bid for the White House. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Branstad says a report released today by the former head of Iowa’s highest court should clear the governor’s office of any wrongdoing in the firing of a longtime Iowa DCI agent. ...