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(Radio Iowa) – After five months of declines, the leading indicators for Iowa’s economy show solid growth during November, according to a survey of business leaders in Iowa and eight other Midwestern states. ...

Derailed Train Was Going 82 mph at 30-mph Curve

(ABC News) - A commuter train that derailed over the weekend, killing four passengers, was hurtling at 82 mph as it entered a 30 mph curve, a federal investigator said Monday. But whether the wreck was the result ...

Online Obamacare Enrollment Surges in November, but Still Lagging

(ABC News) - Around 100,000 Americans successfully signed up for health insurance in November through the troubled federal online marketplace, HealthCare.gov, a person familiar with the preliminary data confirmed ...

TB Flight 2846: Passengers Get Tuberculosis Warning

(ABC News) - The passengers aboard US Airways Flight 2846 from Austin to Phoenix Saturday night say the plane was swarmed by paramedics and police on landing, who advised that everyone on board should get a ...

Oregon Girl Barred From Selling Mistletoe But Told Okay to Beg

(ABC News) - Driven by her budding entrepreneurial instincts, an 11-year-old Oregon girl wanted to help her dad pay for her braces by selling mistletoe over the holidays, but she got tangled up in red tape ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Des Moines airport soon will allow speedier security screening for military men and women, including members of the Iowa National Guard. The change will be ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Google will pay Iowa more than $275,000 as part of a $17 million national settlement over claims that the search engine giant violated consumer privacy. The ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – MONDAMIN, Iowa (AP) — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying the body of a man found in western Iowa. The state Division of Criminal Investigation says a ...

81 Midwest Tornadoes Highly Unusual for November

(ABC News) – After one of the quietest U.S. tornado seasons in 40 years, Sunday was nature’s comeback, with a total of 81 tornado reports in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio. ...

Walmart Store Accepts Thanksgiving Donations for Its Workers

(ABC News) - Walmart is defending a holiday food drive for needy store associates at one of its Ohio stores, saying the workers are voluntarily helping colleagues who are experiencing “unforeseen ...