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(Radio Iowa) – An Iowa student won first place in her age division at this summer’s National Braille Challenge. Fourteen-year-old Lauren Thomson of Adel was one of over a thousand students who participated ...

(Radio Iowa) – Many of us spend long hours staring at computer screens, tablets, TVs and our tiny telephones. It can lead to vision problems, headaches and worse. Iowa optometrist Dr. Beth Triebel calls it ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa Agriculture Secretary, Bill Northey, is looking for farmers to participate in water quality programs. One program provides funding to help share the cost of nutrient reduction practices. ...

(Radio Iowa) – After four months of either dropping or holding steady, the state unemployment rate inched up slightly in July to 4.8-percent. Iowa Workforce Development spokesperson, Kerry Koonce, says the ...

(Radio Iowa) – Registration for the second “Governor’s Bullying Preventing Summit” opens next Monday, August 26. Governor Terry Branstad says bullying is a “pervasive problem” and he’s encouraging ...

(Radio Iowa) – A state senator who represents Toledo is asking for the legislature’s Government Oversight Committee to investigate the Toledo home for female delinquents where some teens were kept in ...

Oscar Pistorius Tears Up Before He’s Formally Charged With Murder

Olympian Oscar Pistorius wiped away tears today shortly before a South African court formally indicted him on charges of murder and illegal possession of ammunition in the shooting death of girlfriend Reeva ...

Couple Turns to Internet to Finance Fertility

ABC News’ Melissa Lustrin reports: After getting married in 2012, Kripa and Erin Pizzorno knew they wanted to have a child but had difficulty getting pregnant. “At first I did start to feel ...

Researcher Hacks Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook Timeline to Report Bug

If you want to let Facebook know that there is a security bug that allows anyone to post on your Timeline, then demonstrating it on Mark Zuckerberg’s Timeline seems like a surefire way to get the social ...

12-Year-Old Girl Thought She Was a ‘Goner’ in Bear Attack

A 12-year-old Michigan girl thought she was “a goner” after a black bear attacked her twice as she jogged near her grandparents’ home last week. Abby Wetherell was jogging on a trail in ...