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Wildfire Closing in on SF Bay Area’s Water Source

A raging wildfire in Yosemite National Park rained ash on the reservoir that is the chief source of San Francisco’s famously pure drinking water, and utility officials Monday scrambled to send more water ...

Penn State Settles 25 Suits in Jerry Sandusky Case

Twenty-five men who claimed they were abused by former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky have settled lawsuits totaling millions of dollars with the university, a lawyer for Penn State said today. The ...

Police Conduct ‘Limited’ Search for Missing ‘Into the Wild’ Teen

Police in Oregon are conducting only a “limited search” for a missing college freshman, whose family says is at serious risk after being inspired by a movie to enter the wilderness, but whom cops believe ...

(Radio Iowa) – Two out of every three Iowa adults is obese or overweight, according to a new national report, ranking the state 12th in the U.S. for poorest health — the same as a year ago. Dr. Mariannette ...

(Radio Iowa) – The head of Iowa’s largest public employees union is calling on the director of the Iowa Department of Corrections to resign following the escape of an inmate from the Clarinda Correctional ...

(Radio Iowa) – The results from Iowa students who took the ACT college entrance test this year showed little change from the year before in the four subject areas of English, reading, math and ...

(Radio Iowa) – A Republican leader in the Iowa House says the GOP will likely employ some of the voter turn-out techniques the Obama campaign used to secure victory in Iowa last year. Representative Chris ...

(Radio Iowa) – It’s been a while since Iowans have heard the words “heat index” in the forecast. Kurt Kotenberg, a meteorologist at the National Weather Service, says if you thought yesterday was steamy, ...

(Radio Iowa) – The retired head of Iowa’s highest court is issuing his ruling on a recent scandal involving the governor’s office and an ex-lawman. Former Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Lou Lavorato says ...

(Radio Iowa) – Howard Dean — the former Vermont governor who finished third in the 2004 Iowa Caucuses — is in Iowa today  — and he’s dismissing talk about another Dean bid for the White House. ...