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(Radio Iowa) – Republican Congressman Steve King on said Saturday he hadn’t anticipated his upcoming trip to South Carolina might spur some to suggest he’s considering a run for president. “I hadn’t ...

Father in Adoption Dispute Refuses Extradition

The father of a Cherokee Indian girl at the center of an adoption dispute turned himself in to authorities on Monday but refused extradition to South Carolina. Dusten Brown turned himself in about 10 a.m. Monday in ...

Kidnapped Hannah Anderson Had ‘Fear in Her Eyes,’ Witness Says

A group of horseback riders who spotted Hannah Anderson and her kidnapper, James Lee DiMaggio on hiking trails in Idaho, said today that Anderson had “a lot of fear in her eyes” that led them to report ...

Sinkhole Swallows Section of Florida Resort

Visitors staying at a resort near Walt Disney World were rushed to safety overnight after a nearly 50-foot wide sinkhole swallowed part of the building in which they were staying. No one was injured. Around 20 ...

‘Whitey’ Bulger Guilty of 11 Murders

Boston mobster James “Whitey” Bulger was convicted today of 11 murders today during a criminal reign that lasted decades. Bulger, 83, was charged with a string of crimes that included 19 murders.

(Radio Iowa) – The latest crop report from the U.S.D.A. shows things are turning back to the dry side in the farm fields. The report says some areas received rain but most of Iowa saw below average rainfall ...

(Radio Iowa) – The state’s chief executive says union work rules are to blame for some of the problems uncovered at the state home for troubled juveniles, a charge the head of a union that represents state ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans who want farm-fresh products grown the old-fashioned way but who also want to order it on-line now have a couple of options. Jason Grimm is the founder of the Iowa Valley Food Coop, which ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Congressman Dave Loebsack is trying for a second time to rally support in Washington, D.C. for a bill to establish a national research center to study floods. In 2011, the National Flood ...

(Radio Iowa) – Members of an animal rights group are staging protests outside two Iowa Walmart stores this week as part of a regional demonstration. Jeni Haines, national campaign coordinator for Mercy for ...

(Radio Iowa) – Democratic Congressman Dave Loebsack supports the Obama Administration’s decision to close U.S. embassies in the Middle East and North Africa this week. “I’ve not been privy to any of the ...

(Radio Iowa) – A national bus tour has rolled into Iowa today to urge lawmakers to require background checks for private gun sales. Carlee Soto came to Des Moines for the event. Her sister Victoria was a ...

(Radio Iowa) – A former youth pastor at a Des Moines church is facing sexual abuse charges.   Des Moines police say they were contacted by a female juvenile and her parents who said she had been sexually ...

‘Sliders’ Snatching Valuables From Cars Across US

In a new wave of crime that occurs in an instant, thieves are cagily sliding into victim’s cars and snatching valuables from open windows, in what police are calling “sliding.” From Corbin, Ky., to Tampa, ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Ariel Castro’s ‘House of Horrors’ Demolished

Michelle Knight was on-hand today to see the Cleveland “house of horrors” where she was held captive for 11 years by Ariel Castro demolished. A smiling Knight, 32, greeted crowds and handed out yellow ...

Lottery Fever Fatigue: Powerball Soars to $425 Million

If it seems as though lottery fever has become a near-constant ailment, that’s because it has. Tonight’s Powerball jackpot, worth a cool $425 million, is just the latest in a string of history-making ...

California Missing Kids’ Dad Begs Suspect to ‘Let My Daughter Go’

While authorities in San Diego wait on DNA test results to determine if remains found in a scorched California home belong to one of two children for which an Amber Alert was issued, the childrens’ father ...

(Radio Iowa) – Not far from Iowa City, Johnson County officials are trying to preserve a 19th century farm that was once a home for the poor and mentally ill by placing it on the National Register of Historic ...

          (Radio Iowa) – Modern wind turbines are now a common site across the Iowa countryside, while old fashioned windmills are rusting away on abandoned farmsteads. But, a central Iowa man is working ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans who love the taste of farm-fresh sweet corn, tomatoes and other just-picked veggies already know where to go — as this is Iowa Farmers Market Week. Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill ...

(Radio Iowa) – Congress left Washington for its August recess Friday without passing a new farm bill and the current farm bill extension will expire just weeks after lawmakers are scheduled to return. While ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad is regrouping and hopes to come up with a new alternative that would prevent Iowa school districts from starting early in mid-August. “It is an important issue to a lot ...

(Radio Iowa) – State Auditor Mary Mosiman gives the state budget plan the governor and legislators agreed upon high marks overall, but she is raising a few concerns. Mosiman, a Republican, says about $129 ...

Defense: Ga. Woman Crushed by Husband’s Death

Andrea Sneiderman was a happily married mother devastated by her husband’s killing, not the woman prosecutors described as engaged in a “forbidden romance” with the boss who fatally shot her spouse ...

Google Co-Founder: The Man Behind the $300K Test-Tube Burger

If you are going to spend thousands of dollars on a burger made not out of meat but of bovine stem cells, you’ve got to have a huge passion for science and innovation. You’ve also got to have a lot of ...