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House GOP Embracing 6-Week Debt Limit Hike but Shutdown Persists

(ABC News) – Republicans are prepared to pass a six-week increase of the debt limit with the hope that President Obama “will look at this as an opportunity and a good-faith effort on our part” to ...

(Radio Iowa) – One of the key components of the state education reform plan is moving closer to being implemented. Ryan Wise, the director of strategic initiatives at the Iowa Department of Education, says ...

(Radio Iowa) – After more than a century in operation, the 4-H program has changed to continue thriving, but its leaders stick by the adage, the more the program has changed, the more it’s stayed the same. ...

(Radio Iowa) – While Iowa is one of the nation’s top food producers, people in some areas of the state don’t have easy access to fruits and vegetables. Courtney Pinard, a research scientist, says a study ...

(Radio Iowa) – Woodbury County authorities are continuing their damage assessment after severe weather struck the area Friday evening. County Emergency Services Director Gary Brown says at least three ...

(Radio Iowa) – West Des Moines has become the third city in Iowa — and only the 12th in the country — to be named a “connected community” by a group pressing for expanding broadband Internet ...

(Radio Iowa) – Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds has endorsed Joni Ernst, one of a handful of Republicans but the only woman running for the Republican Party’s 2014 U.S. Senate nomination. “Joni Ernst ...

(Radio Iowa) – Republican Governor Terry Branstad is publicly rebuking Iowa GOP officials who posted advice on the party’s website Friday for Iowans pulled over at traffic checkpoints. “I don’t think a ...

(Radio Iowa) – The governor has set Tuesday, November 19 as the date for a special election to fill a vacancy in the Iowa Senate. Kent Sorenson of Milo resigned from the Senate last week after a special ...

Delta Reviewing Procedures After Boy Stows Away

(ABC News) – Airport and airline officials are reviewing video and gathering information as they try to figure out how a 9-year-old boy evaded security and stowed away on a flight from Minneapolis to Las Vegas ...