mlambrecht

Senate Leaders’ Agreement Extends Debt Limit to Feb. 7

(ABC News) – Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Minority Leader Mitch McConnell have reached an agreement on a compromise that would fund the government until Jan. 15 and extend the debt limit until Feb. 7. ...

(Courtesy of WOI) - IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Law Enforcement Academy hired an instructor last year even though he’d been demoted from his previous job for harassing a female cadet. The Ankeny ...

(Courtesy of WOI) - WATERLOO, Iowa (AP) — A joint drug task force in Iowa says it has seized more than 15 pounds of methamphetamine worth more than $1 million. The Tri-County Drug Enforcement Task Force ...

(Radio Iowa) – The Iowa Environmental Protection Commission (EPC) today rejected a call for enacting stricter water quality standards for 159 Iowa lakes. The Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) was among the ...

(Radio Iowa) – The wide variety of weather this spring and summer caused stress for many plants — but not pumpkins. Diane Ten Napel, along with her husband, has operated Diane’s Pumpkin Patch in Plymouth ...

(Radio Iowa) – A former Iowa congressman who worked behind the scenes on embassy security issues says moving U.S. embassies out of urban areas may be the best option for security. Former Congressman Neal ...

(Radio Iowa) – Farmers across the region who’ve seen crops and livestock wiped out in recent tornadoes, floods and blizzards can’t get official damage assessments done as Farm Service Agency offices are ...

Medal of Honor Recipient Asks to Return to Duty

(ABC News) – The former Army captain who received the Medal of Honor on Tuesday has asked to return to active duty in the Army, a rare move by an officer who has lived to wear the military’s highest ...

Splintered House GOP Undermines Senate Progress on Shutdown

(ABC News) – House GOP leaders are struggling to settle on a plan to open the federal government and raise the country’s debt ceiling that would placate the most conservative members of their rank and ...

John Edwards’ Mistress Rielle Hunter Now Apologizes for Affair

(ABC News) – The mistress of disgraced vice presidential candidate John Edwards has come forward with a public apology for “wrong, selfish behavior” that stemmed from falling in love with the married ...