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(Radio Iowa) – Many of us spend long hours staring at computer screens, tablets, TVs and our tiny telephones. It can lead to vision problems, headaches and worse. Iowa optometrist Dr. Beth Triebel calls it ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Agriculture Secretary, Bill Northey, is looking for farmers to participate in water quality programs. One program provides funding to help share the cost of nutrient reduction practices. ...

(Radio Iowa) – After four months of either dropping or holding steady, the state unemployment rate inched up slightly in July to 4.8-percent. Iowa Workforce Development spokesperson, Kerry Koonce, says the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Registration for the second “Governor’s Bullying Preventing Summit” opens next Monday, August 26. Governor Terry Branstad says bullying is a “pervasive problem” and he’s encouraging ...

(Radio Iowa) – A state senator who represents Toledo is asking for the legislature’s Government Oversight Committee to investigate the Toledo home for female delinquents where some teens were kept in ...

Oscar Pistorius Tears Up Before He’s Formally Charged With Murder

Olympian Oscar Pistorius wiped away tears today shortly before a South African court formally indicted him on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva ...

Couple Turns to Internet to Finance Fertility

ABC News’ Melissa Lustrin reports: After getting married in 2012, Kripa and Erin Pizzorno knew they wanted to have a child but had difficulty getting pregnant. “At first I did start to feel ...

Researcher Hacks Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Timeline to Report Bug

If you want to let Facebook know that there is a security bug that allows anyone to post on your Timeline, then demonstrating it on Mark Zuckerberg’s Timeline seems like a surefire way to get the social ...

12-Year-Old Girl Thought She Was a ‘Goner’ in Bear Attack

A 12-year-old Michigan girl thought she was “a goner” after a black bear attacked her twice as she jogged near her grandparents’ home last week. Abby Wetherell was jogging on a trail in ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad is suggesting the state should consider having a private organization take over the management of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo. The home’s superintendent quit ...

(Radio Iowa) – A traveling memorial honoring Iowa’s fallen veterans is at the Iowa State Fair this week. “Remembering Our Fallen” is a 40-by-10-foot display with pictures of Iowa veterans who died in the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The outbreak of cryptosporidiosis or “crypto” continues as many kids are returning or getting ready to go back to school. State medical director, Patti Quinlisk says the believe the cases of ...

(Radio Iowa) – A fighter jet is making its way from western to central Iowa this morning, but there’s no afterburners or supersonic flight involved. Iowa National Guard spokesman, Colonel Greg Hapgood, says ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s Republican secretary of state has been granted access to a federal database which he’ll use in his ongoing voter fraud investigation. “This is a common sense approach,” says ...

(Radio Iowa) – Congressman Bruce Braley has just returned from a trip to the Middle East where he met with Israeli and Palestinian leaders who’ve agreed to resume peace talks. “The thing that was most ...

(Radio Iowa) – The new administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spoke at the Iowa State Fair today, promising to improve the agency’s “relationship” with the nation’s farmers. Gina ...

Paralyzed Swimmer Banned From Paralympics Elicits Outrage

Victoria Arlen slipped into a three-year coma after experiencing flu-like symptoms at age 11. When she awoke, she was paralyzed from the waist down because of an autoimmune disorder that attacks the nerves in the ...

Woman Stabbed 32 Times by Ex Finds Love in First Responder Who Saved Her

A Florida woman who was stabbed 32 times by her former boyfriend says she doesn’t see the near-fatal attack as “anything bad anymore” because the paramedic who saved her life is now the love of her ...

Rockefeller Impostor Sentenced for Calif. Murder

A small, bespectacled German immigrant who invented a glamorous life for himself in the United States by posing as an heir to the fabled Rockefeller fortune was sentenced Thursday to 27 years to life in prison for a ...

Leukemia Patient Says Insurance Was Canceled Over 26-Cent Payment Shortfall

A New Jersey father who was laid off from his job while battling leukemia had his health insurance benefits canceled after a check sent as payment was mistakenly 26 cents short, his wife said. Sergio Branco, 33, ...

(Radio Iowa) – The preliminary findings of a “Green Ribbon Commission” indicate Iowans favor connecting Iowa’s park system with trails to create a “web of connected outdoor recreation.” “We’re ...

(Radio Iowa) – The costs associated with being a farmer in Iowa rose by double-digits, percentage-wise, last year. A report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey handed out certificates Tuesday at the Iowa State Fari to honor those who have had a farm in their family for 100 years. Northey says the number of farms meeting ...

(John Deere) – The green machine is humming right along. Moline, Illinois-based Deere & Co. reports its third-quarter profits rose 26 percent. In addition, Deere’s net income for the quarter ended July ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa State Fair attendees this year have enjoyed mostly mild weather conditions with very little rain and high temperatures in the upper 70s to low 80s. Many people associate the fair with high ...