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(Radio Iowa) – Most Iowans are seeing new choices in fuel at their local gas stations. Many pumps will now have ethanol stickers above two handles instead of just one. Due to a national change in how gasolines ...

(Radio Iowa) – For the first time since the mid-1990s, the federal government is essentially closed as Congress wrangles over funding for the federal health care program. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, in his ...

(Radio Iowa) – The exchanges were set up for each state to help individuals and small business owners shop for and buy health insurance coverage. Iowans who got on a computer and logged onto the state exchange ...

(Radio Iowa) – The leaders of Iowa’s two major political parties are engaged in the same war of words as their counterparts in the nation’s capital. Iowa Democratic Party chairman Scott Brennan held a ...

(Radio Iowa) – Iowa farmers have harvested five-percent of the state’s corn and soybean crops, according the latest update from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The mostly dry weather over the last week ...

Government Shutdown Standoff: What Happens Next?

With government departments and agencies officially in shutdown mode this morning, the warring parties on Capitol Hill appear just as entrenched as they did when the standoff started. Senate Majority Leader Harry ...

The Most Surprising Consequences of a Government Shutdown

The government is now in the midst of its first partial government shutdown in almost 18 years and the effects will be felt in some unusual places. From the shuttering of Congress’s barber shop and dry cleaning, ...

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 ...