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(Radio Iowa) – Supporters and critics of corn-based ethanol fuel are clashing over an Associated Press story about the environmental impact of ethanol production. Leroy Perkins is a southern Iowa farmer ...

(Radio Iowa) – A major employer in Le Mars is laying off almost five dozen people. Wells Enterprises — makers of Blue Bunny Ice Cream in Le Mars, Iowa — has announced the company will be laying off 58 ...

Obamacare Website Aims to Lure Back 275,000 Frustrated Users

(ABC News) – The Obama administration is sufficiently confident in technical fixes to HealthCare.gov that it has formally begun summoning frustrated consumers back to the troubled online health insurance ...

Rabbi Returns $98k He Found in Desk Bought on Craigslist

(ABC News) – A Connecticut rabbi who bought a used desk on Craigslist for $150 discovered that it wouldn’t fit through the door into his study. As he took the desk apart to get it inside, a bag ...

Renisha McBride Family Demands Conviction

(ABC News) – The family of a Michigan woman who was shot to death outside a home after a car accident isdemanding a conviction for the shooter, who has been neither arrested nor charged, as the woman’s ...

Mysterious ‘Mr. X’ Refuses to Take Stand in Dramatic Court Twist

(ABC News) – The mysterious mustachioed man called Bobby Thompson, accused of a $100 million charity swindle, refused today to take the stand in his own defense, in what was the latest twist in a bizarre ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A state report says Iowa’s tobacco tax revenue has dropped more than 9 percent since 2008. Iowa Department of Public Health spokeswoman Polly Carver-Kimm ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – FORT MADISON, Iowa (AP) — A petition with several hundred signatures has been sent to organizers of a new Fort Madison holiday program in an attempt to save the annual parade. ...

(My ABC 5/WOI-TV) – IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — A prosecutor is defending his decision to wait for additional testing before deciding whether to bring murder charges against a northwest Iowa daycare provider ...

(Radio Iowa) – You could pay a little more for steak or hamburger this winter.  Iowa State University livestock economist Lee Schulz says the cattle market is rebounding from years of drought, and along with ...