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(Radio Iowa) – The Honor Flight from central Iowa earlier this month made national news as aging World War Two veterans bypassed barricades and visited Washington D.C. monuments that were “closed” by the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The cool, dry weather is helping Iowa farmers bring in their corn and soybean harvests quickly, but there won’t be an official U.S.D.A. report on progress due to the federal government ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of the Iowa Division of Narcotics Enforcement says larger quantities of purer methamphetamine produced by Mexican drug cartels and trafficking organizations have been showing up in ...

State Auditor Mary Mosiman has uncovered more alleged improper payments to a former DOT employee.  Mosiman says new auditing done since April found  $195,350 of improper disbursements, disability benefits and ...

(Radio Iowa) – The State of Iowa will use a $250,000 federal grant to bolster a program that pays gas stations to install “blender” pumps that incorporate a higher percentage of corn-based ethanol in motor ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa’s Gold Star Military Museum at Camp Dodge was set to be closed due to the federal government shut-down. The salaries of the state employees who work at the museum are paid with federal ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad says there’s no need to call legislators back into special session to make new spending plans to deal with the loss of federal funds due to the federal government ...

Maddy McCann Cops Make TV Appeal in Four Countries for Help

(ABC News) – British police are making a televised appeal today for help in solving the disappearance six years ago of Madeleine McCann and the appeal will be broadcast in four countries. The appeal, which ...

Walmart Shelves Emptied in Food Stamp Shopping Spree

(ABC News) – Louisiana officials are trying to decide what to do about a massive shopping spree by families on food stamps when a power outage lifted the caps on their spending cards. Police were called ...

Columbus Day 2013: Hero, Villain or Both?

(ABC News) – “In fourteen hundred ninety-two/ Columbus sailed the ocean blue. “He had three ships and left from Spain/ He sailed through sunshine, wind and rain.” – Source Unknown Time ...