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(Radio Iowa) – In the past few days, Iowa’s had the coldest weather since February of 1996 and many of our furnaces have been working overtime to hold off the deep freeze outside. Natural gas usage across ...

(Radio Iowa) – Cedar Rapids mayor, Ron Corbett, led the delegation as supporters of a new casino in the city spoke to the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission today.  Corbett called Cedar Rapids the state’s ...

Chris Christie Fires Top Aide, Apologizes for Bridge Scandal

(ABC News) – One day after bombshell revelations implicated his top aides in a political revenge plot, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie fired a top aide and apologized for his staffers’ part in ...

‘White Knuckle Time’ for Radiation Hurtling From the Sun

(ABC News) – ABC News’ Gina Sunseri reports: Hold on, our communications devices and airline flights aren’t quite safe yet. Just as we Earthlings were trying to adjust to the polar vortex, now comes a CME ...

Scourge of Heroin Abuse in Vermont Mirrors National Epidemic

(ABC News) – The governor of Vermont devoted his entire State of the State speech on Wednesday to address the scourge of heroin abuse, a problem he described as a “full blown… crisis” in his state, but ...

Mystery Bodies, Explosives Discovered Near Winter Olympics Site

(ABC News) – Russian security forces launched an aggressive “anti-terrorism sweep” today after coming across multiple unexplained deaths and explosive devices in a region near Sochi, where the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Something farmers often called “trash” could be a new cash crop in 2014 as ethanol plants near Nevada and in Emmetsburg that use the leaves, stalks and cobs of the corn plant will begin ...

(Radio Iowa) – Fourteen communities across the state were awarded grants Tuesday to complete downtown or main street business projects. Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) spokesperson Tina Hoffman says ...

Iowa State Fair to go “cashless” in 2014 for all food sales, attractions

(Radio Iowa) – If you want to buy a corn dog or take a ride on the Sky Glider at the Iowa State Fair this summer, you’ll have to buy tickets at the fairgrounds first, as cash will no longer be accepted on ...

(ABC News) – The White House is planning to make a major play to sign up young and healthy Americans for Obamacare when the Winter Olympics open next month. The Department of Health and Human Services will ...