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(Radio Iowa) – The numbers are in — and they’re spectacular. Iowans put on their walking shoes Wednesday to take a one-kilometer walk as part of the Healthiest State Initiative. Liz Cox, spokeswoman for ...

(Radio Iowa) – The average price of a gallon of gas dropped six cents in the latest survey from the Department of Agriculture.  Analyst Harold Hommes, says the increase driving from the summer season seemed ...

Feds May Shut Down Farm Over Salmonella Outbreak

(ABC News) – A California poultry farm at the center of a salmonella outbreak that has sickened nearly 300 people in 18 states has until today to come up with a plan to improve food safety or federal ...

Obama ‘Would Likely Sign’ Short-Term Debt Limit Increase

(ABC News) – The House Republican proposal for a short-term deal to increase the debt limit is “an encouraging sign,” the White House said today, suggesting that President Obama would sign such a bill even ...

Ariel Castro’s Jail Suicide May Have Been Autoerotic Asphyxiation

(ABC News) – Convicted Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro was found hanging in his jail cell with his pants and underwear around his ankles, leading investigators to question whether he killed himself while ...

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 ...