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President Obama Blames GOP ‘Ideological Crusade’ for Government Shutdown

Congressional Republicans are “demanding ransom” by refusing to fund the government unless Democrats agree to alter the nation’s divisive health care law, President Obama said in a Rose Garden ...

World War II Veterans Cross Memorial Barricades Despite Shutdown

A group of 92 Mississippi Gulf Coast Honor Flight Veterans refused to let a government shutdown stop them from entering the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., this morning. Though the memorial was ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowans are being warned about a scam involving the federal government’s Affordable Care Act, a large portion of which will launch next week. Con artists are calling homes, saying they’re ...

(Radio Iowa) – John Deere will soon have a very visible presence in our nation’s capital. The Trust for the National Mall announced Friday that the company will donate $400,000 worth of grounds care ...

(Radio Iowa) – At midnight tonight the temporary extension of the Farm Bill expires. Iowa Farm Bureau president Craig Hill is among the many residents of farm country who’re finding it difficult to read the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division (ABD) found 93-percent of retailers who sold tobacco refused to sell to an underage customer during checks by the division in the last fiscal year. Meghan ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad has issued a second warning to the state troopers on his security detail who drive his vehicle.”If they value their jobs, they’re going to abide by the law,” ...

(Radio Iowa) – The cost of going to an Iowa community college went up slightly in the last year. Kent Farver is the bureau director for community colleges with the Iowa Department of Education. “With the 15 ...

(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa business group is working with the state’s community colleges to boost programs that develop work skills, like welding, that are in short supply.There are manufacturing jobs available ...

(Radio Iowa) – Governor Terry Branstad suggests federal officials are afraid the State of Iowa’s version of Medicaid expansion will work and that’s one of the reasons the state’s request for waivers to ...