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(Radio Iowa) – The State of Iowa and a dozen Iowa cities have split the $50,000 cost of an 18-month-long “rolling billboard” campaign to promote tourism within the state. State-owned trucks making ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says he hopes the Iowa Board of Medical Examiners forbids so-called “tele-med” or “web-cam” abortions. Last Friday, the board voted overwhelmingly to draft a rule ...

(Radio Iowa) – A barn that was more than century old was reduced to rubble in less than an hour this morning near Atlantic and may have been started by a flaming raccoon. Firefighters from Atlantic and Marne ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s governor says it’s up to Iowans to “make their own judgement” about last week’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings on same-sex marriage. Republican Governor Terry Branstad was asked ...

‘Hilarious’ Airline Complaint Letter Catches Eye of CEO

Most airline complaint letters are so filled with rage and tales of woe, it’s hard to see any humor in the situation. But that’s not the case with a letter written to LIAT, a small airline serving 21 ...

Video of Deadly Hostage Standoff in Walmart Released

Police have released surveillance video from an Oklahoma Walmart of a man who allegedly took a 2-year-old girl from a mother’s shopping cart and held a knife to the child’s throat. Surveillance cameras at the ...

19 Firefighters Killed in Arizona Wildfire

An elite team of 19 firefighters died Sunday while trying to protect themselves under fire-resistant shields from a fast-moving wildfire in Yarnell, Ariz., according to officials. Authorities believe the wildfire ...

Dirty Ex-FBI Agent Tears Up at ‘Whitey’ Bulger Trial

Corrupt former FBI supervisor John Morris teared up today as he addressed the widow and two sons of a man who was killed because he allowed an informant’s name to be leaked to accused Boston mobster James ...

(Radio Iowa) – This morning Governor Terry Branstad toured areas of eastern Iowa that have been hit by the strong storms that have swept through the state — and the governor told reporters the damage is ...

(Radio Iowa) – An eastern Iowa legislator who turns 52 today is announcing his campaign for congress today with stops in five cities in the second congressional district. Mark Lofgren, a Republican from ...

(Radio Iowa) – Last year at this time, many Iowans were enjoying locally grown sweet corn. That’s not the case this year. Terry Basol is a field agronomist with Iowa State University Extension. “This is ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Court of Appeals has waded into the question of how a leap year impacts legal filing deadlines. Martha Lane filed a lawsuit against the Spencer Municipal Hospital on February 29th of ...

(Radio Iowa) – A man who has led the opposition to same-sex marriage in Iowa sees “good news” in today’s U.S. Supreme Court rulings. Bob Vander Plaats says the court ruled the federal government must ...

(Radio Iowa) – Heavy rain in the past several days is pushing many waterways out of their banks in northeast Iowa. Many communities are seeing flooding and Independence is the latest city at risk. Rick ...

(Radio Iowa) – A spokesperson for Iowa’s prison system insists a break in at the construction site of the new Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison will not jeopardize security at the new facility. The ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa native who flew to Iowa today with his gay partner plans to marry here this afternoon. Todd Ruopp — a native of Marshalltown who now lives in Orlando, Florida — landed in Des Moines ...

Paula Deen Sobs Over ‘Horrible Lies’

After Paula Deen admitted that she once used a racial slur, the celebrity chef was dropped by the Food Network and lost a major endorsement deal, costing her millions. Today, she made a TV appearance to tell her ...

Supreme Court Bolsters Gay Marriage Advocates in DOMA, Prop 8 Rulings

The Supreme Court handed down two rulings today bolstering same-sex marriage by ruling part of the Defense of Marriage Act unconstitutional and allowing a lower court ruling to stand that struck down ...

Zimmerman Neighbor Heard a Boy’s ‘Plea for Someone to Save Them’

A witness in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman took the stand today to say she could hear a “boy’s voice” yelling for help the night the former neighborhood watch captain killed ...

Patriots Player Hernandez Charged With Murder

Police have charged Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez with murder and weapons counts in connection with the slaying of a semi-pro football player whose body was found in an industrial park about a mile from ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Supreme Court says the Cedar Rapids School District was negligent in its supervision of a student with a mental disability who was sexually assaulted in 2007. The case involved a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Much of Iowa was hammered with more heavy rains over the weekend. One of the hardest hit areas was Allamakee County in far northeast Iowa. In Waukon, more than four inches of rain fell in just a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad talked today about the items he vetoed from the budget in action last week. Branstad was asked at his weekly meeting with reporters about money he cut that would have ...

(Radio Iowa) – Damage assessment is underway at a state forest in far northeast Iowa where flash flooding forced dozens of campers to abandon their belongings and evacuate Saturday. Joe Wilkinson, a spokesman ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Family Leader has announced that businessman and reality TV host, Donald Trump, has agreed to speak at the group’s leadership summit in August. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad, a Republican, ...