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(Radio Iowa) – As more Iowa cities compete to land a new state casino license, an economist from Creighton University says gambling can be like a “neutron bomb”  that kills other businesses in the ...

The annual Iowa State University survey of farmland values found the fourth straight record high average for one acre in 2013. Economics professor Mike Duffy who conducts the survey says the average value of $8,716 ...

(Radio Iowa) – Friday night’s drawing for the Mega Millions lottery game will be for an estimated $400 million. Mary Neubauer is spokesperson for the Iowa Lottery. “It’s the second largest jackpot in the ...

(Radio Iowa) – A Chinese national who became a resident of the U.S. through a work visa has been arrested for stealing trade secrets of bioengineered corn from two seed manufacturing companies in Iowa and ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A new report says Iowa’s public pension system remains in strong fiscal health. The analysis from the Iowa Policy Project was released Thursday. The report ...

Interpreter at Mandela Event Was Hallucinating, Saw Angels

(ABC News) – The man accused of faking sign interpretation while standing alongside world leaders like U.S. President Barack Obama at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service said Thursday he hallucinated that ...

Danish PM Defends Obama Selfie

(ABC News) – Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt says she was just having a “bit of fun” when she snapped the now famous selfie alongside British Prime Minister David Cameron and President Barack ...

Accused Cliff-Push Bride Agrees to Plead Guilty

(ABC News) – A newlywed bride accused of deliberately pushing her husband to his death in Montana’s Glacier National Park agreed Thursday to plead guilty to second-degree murder. News of the plea deal ...

Republicans and Tea Party Activists in ‘Full Scale Civil War’

(ABC News) – Years of growing friction between the Republican Party leaders and its Tea Party faction has erupted into what one conservative said today was “full-scale civil war.” House ...

(ABC 5/WOI-TV) – AMES, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say the body of a dead man has been found in a residence hall at Iowa State University, but no foul play is suspected. The Iowa State University Police ...