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(Radio Iowa) – The State Board of Education took the first step Thursday in allowing school districts to set their school calendars based on hours of instruction instead if the current requirement of a set ...

(Radio Iowa) – A former Saturday Night Live cast member visited a small town in northern Iowa this week, encouraging young people in the audience to pursue opportunities at home. Gary Kroeger grew up in Cedar ...

(Radio Iowa) – More than two-dozen grocery stores in Iowa and Nebraska are being accused of violating child labor laws. Scott Allen, spokesman for the U.S. Department of Labor, says the list includes several ...

(Radio Iowa) – A revised version of the new voter registration forms are now available from the Secretary of State’s office. The Iowa ACLU had raised concerns about the layout of the quesions on the forms. ...

(Radio Iowa) – Law enforcement officers in 11 states, including Iowa, are compiling data from an effort to reduce crashes along Interstate 80.  The week-long I-80 Challenge involved both an awareness campaign ...

(Radio Iowa) – Senators Tom Harkin of Iowa and Dick Durbin of Illinois held a forum today in Ames, to counter Congressman Steve King’s recent “calves the size of cantaloupes” comment about so-called ...

(Radio Iowa) – Patrons of an Iowa-based convenience store chain will now have to show an I-D to buy certain beverages — and they’re not even alcoholic The board at Casey’s General Stores decided not to ...

Gen. Martin Dempsey: ‘Significant Threat Stream’ From Al Qaeda Forces Embassy Closings

The rare decision by the U.S. State Department to close more than a dozen embassies across the Muslim world Sunday follows the discovery of a serious threat from a branch of al Qaeda aimed at U.S. and Western ...

Home Invasion Survivor William Petit to Have Baby With New Wife

Six years after his wife and children were killed in a nightmarish home invasion in Connecticut, William Petit and his new wife, Christine Paluf, announced they are having a baby together. Petit was the sole ...

‘Whitey’ Bulger Potential Witness Poisoned With Cyanide

Stephen Rakes, a potential witness in the James ”Whitey” Bulger murder trial whose body was discarded at the side of a rural road, was poisoned by a man who laced his ice coffee with cyanide, ...