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(Radio Iowa) – A documentary opens this week about the life of an actress who grew up in Marshalltown and was targeted by the FBI for her activism and support of the Black Panther Party. “Movie Star: The ...

Ryan Ferguson Freed From Prison

(ABC News) – After nearly 10 years in prison for a murder conviction that was thrown out last week, 29-year-old Ryan Ferguson walked out of a Missouri prison last night and, after a news conference, sat down ...

Toronto Mayor Admits He Has Bought Illegal Drugs

(ABC News) - Toronto Mayor Rob Ford admitted during a heated City Council debate Wednesday that he had bought illegal drugs in the past two years, but he firmly refused to step down even after nearly every ...

Off-Duty TSA Officer Found Dead in Miami

(ABC News) - The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating the death off-duty TSA officer Ernesto Lluberes, 41, who was found dead in his vehicle Sunday. Investigators are searching for answers in the death of ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Department of Public Health is using a $5.3-million  grant from the U.S.D.A. to upgrade the system that provides benefits for the Women, Infants and Children or WIC food and nutrition ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa farmers are rushing to complete the corn and soybean harvest before winter sets in for good. Forest City elevator manager Randy Broester says farmers in the north-central Iowa area are ...

(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 ...