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(Radio Iowa) – A real-life Grinch wrecked a Des Moines couple’s Christmas. According to a police report, a couple returned from a family gathering on Christmas Eve to find someone had broken into their home. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Researchers in Iowa City are exploring the possibility of turning the state’s threatened ash trees into biomass fuel. A tiny insect that kills ash trees may present an opportunity for the ...

(Radio Iowa) – One estimate finds it will cost more than $3-billion to eliminate all ash trees from Iowa’s communities as the infestation of the Emerald Ash Borer marches forward. The estimate comes from ...

(Radio Iowa) – Home prices in Iowa were up, but overall sales were down in November, compared to a year ago. That’s according to a new report from the Iowa Association of Realtors. The incoming IAR president ...

(Radio Iowa) – Five Iowa men have been sentenced to a combined total of 43 years in prison for sharing child porn over the internet. Investigators from the Homeland Security agency tracked the trading of child ...

Mysterious Illness in Texas Kills 4

(ABC News) – A mysterious illness has Texas health officials worried after half of those infected died from the unidentified disease. The Montgomery County Health Department said eight patients had presented ...

Ga. Officials: Lotto Winner Has Come Forward

(ABC News) – Though the Georgia winner in this week’s $636 million Mega Millions jackpot has 180 days to claim the prize, state lottery officials said Wednesday that the ticketholder has come forward. ...

Pope Francis’ Christmas Message: ‘Place Ourselves at the Service of the Poor’

“Good Morning America” anchors Robin Roberts and Josh Elliott met Pope Francis today after he used his weekly audience in St. Peter’s Square to focus attention on the poor as millions of ...

‘Affluenza’ DUI Case: Prosecutors Try Again to Put Teen Behind Bars

(ABC News) – The Texas teenager who was spared a prison sentence after a psychologist called him a product of “affluenza” could still serve time in jail if prosecutors have their way. The Tarrant ...

Family of Missing Suspect in Pregnant Girlfriend’s Slaying Fears He’s Dead, Too

(ABC News) – The family of a missing man who is a key suspect in his pregnant girlfriend’s slaying says he was threatened by a man in Hawaii before her death. Brittany Royal, 25, was living in a tent ...