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Mich. Authorities Await Autopsy Results for Ex-QB

A three-day search for one of the winningest college quarterbacks ever ended in a remote wooded area in Michigan, where authorities found his body and were left with a mystery of how he died. Authorities were hoping ...

Michele Bachmann’s Exit Strategy

EIGHT IS ENOUGH: In an e-mail message to supporters and a video posted online early this morning Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., announced she would not seek a fifth term in Congress in 2014. “Be assured, my ...

Train Camera Will Help Explain Maryland Derailment

Authorities investigating a train derailment in Maryland that caused an explosion and left one person in serious condition are hoping that a camera on the front of the train will be able to help them answer ...

(Radio Iowa News) – The Iowa Transportation Museum is now open in Grinnell. The museum is at the site where Spaulding cars were once manufactured. Executive director, Chuck Brooke, says the Spaulding history ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Gardening is being promoted to Iowans through a new statewide initiative that’s designed to reach out to people who’ve never grown anything as well as current gardeners who might be ...

Residents of New Hartford in north-central Iowa are bracing for more flooding with heavy rain remaining in the forecast. Beaver Creek has risen to a depth of 12.3 feet in New Hartford, which is slightly above flood ...

Heavy weekend rains caused both the Floyd River and Willow Creek to crest above flood stage Monday, creating numerous problems for residents, and city officials in Le Mars. The Floyd River rose to nearly 24 feet ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Cell phone owners will pay more to support the networks that handle emergency 911 calls as a result of legislation Governor Terry Branstad has signed into law. Iowans who have a land line ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Flash flooding forced officials to issue a voluntary evacuation order Monday for the northeast Iowa town of New Hartford, but very few people fled their homes. The area’s most famous ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Its first set of Iowa polls were released late last week, with favorability ratings for the candidates who’ve said they will or may run for Iowa’s U.S. Senate seat in 2014. Peter Brown ...

(Radio Iowa News) – If the governor approves, a new state “autism support fund” will be created. Representative Dave Heaton is a Republican from Mount Pleasant who worked on the proposal in the ...

Before residents of Moore can rebuild, they’ll have to deal with the debris from the deadly tornado that devastated the Oklahoma City suburb: crushed wood, mangled siding and battered belongings that could ...

The New York City chief medical examiner’s office says the remains of Sept. 11 World Trade Center victims will be kept at a forensic laboratory building because the previous location was damaged by Superstorm ...

Trayvon Martin Drug Photos Can’t Be Mentioned, Says Judge

Lawyers for George Zimmerman will not be permitted to mention pictures of drugs and guns found on Trayvon Martin‘s cell phone during opening statements in Zimmerman’s trial for murder next month, a judge ...

Train Derails in Maryland Causing Explosion, Buildings Collapse

A freight train derailed in an industrial area of Maryland causing an explosion and the collapse of several surrounding buildings. The CSX train derailed in the White Marsh area at around 2 p.m., according to ...

Hillary Clinton sits at the top of the pack in a new poll of Iowa voters, but her closest competition is firebrand Republican Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky, a new poll found. Clinton would beat rising-star Sen. Marco ...

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker fueled speculation about his presidential aspirations with a speech in Iowa tonight. Walker spoke of his childhood years in Iowa: “Between July 1st of 1970 and March 15th of 1977 I ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Republican Congressman Tom Latham says the U.S. Senate is making a “good start” on an immigration reform plan, but Latham would like to see changes in the proposal. “I’m very ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Ceremonies in Mississippi this weekend mark the 150th anniversary of the Battle of Vicksburg and a monument to Iowa soldiers who died there will be rededicated. Iowa Governor Terry Branstad ...

(Radio Iowa News) – One of the oldest Boy Scout camps in the Midwest is celebrating its 90th anniversary next month and its leaders are searching for long-ago campers. Todd Eipperle is director of Camp Mitigwa ...

(Radio Iowa News) – Dozens of people who reserved campsites or other facilities at a popular state park in northeast Iowa are making new plans for this holiday weekend. George Wyth State Park in Waterloo/Cedar ...

Iowa’s high land values are having an impact who owns farmland in the state. Iowa State University agricultural economist Mike Duffy is releasing the results from the 2012 Farmland Ownership Survey and says it ...

McDonald’s CEO Responds to 9-Year-Old Girl Who Claims Kids Are Being Tricked

Don Thompson, CEO of McDonald’s Corp., found himself on the grill after a 9-year-old girl accused the fast food giant of trying to “trick kids into eating food that isn’t good for them.” ...

3 Injured After I-5 Bridge Collapse Sends Cars Into Water

Three people were sent to the hospital after a portion of an Interstate 5 highway bridge in Mount Vernon, Wash., collapsed Thursday, dumping two vehicles and a travel trailer into the icy water, authorities said. ...

No ‘Manifesto’ But New Clues to ‘Frustrated’ Boston Suspect: Sources

Just over a month after Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed during a standoff with police, investigators said they have begun to piece together a picture of what he did during a six-month ...