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Stuart is the Director of Internet Operations at WHO-HD. He's worked in this role since 1995 and was a part of WHO-HDs on-line efforts since the beginning of the project. Long time viewers would recognize Stuart from his Today in Iowa Sunday appearances on Computer Corner!

Before taking the reigns of, Stuart was a news photographer here at WHO. He began with the station in the summer of 1983 and worked as a news photographer until 1995 when he became webmaster.

Away from the station, Stuart is a private pilot and loves to spend his free time flying over central Iowa.

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    LIVEWELL MINUTE: Travel Clinic

    A unique and specialized service is available at Blank Children’s Hospital. The Travel Clinic assists children and parents from catching an infectious disease before going abroad. Dr. Amaran Moodley, Infectious Disease Pediatrician tells us, “Children are different than adults when it comes to dosage requirements, and may also experience different side effects to certain medications. By visiting the travel clinic prior to leaving the country, children will benefit from our country specific recommendations for vaccinations and preventative medicine.” “Our goal,” […]

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    GOLDEN APPLE: February 2014 Winner

    February’s Golden Apple recipient was awarded to a teacher at one of Des Moines’ most diverse middle schools.   Despite the socio – economic and cultural challenges, Mrs. Mitchell-Gweah says each challenge is an opportunity. After five years working in corporate America Stacie Mitchell-Gweah says it’s fitting she made the switch to education. Mitchell-Gweah once sat in the same seats at Callanan Middle School.  Now a she’s a business education teacher at the school.  She considers her students to be like […]

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    BE PREPARED: Keep Your Car Ready For The Cold

    With these freezing temperatures, frost bite can happen in as little as five to ten minutes.  So be prepared when going outside and when you hit the road. It’s important that you plan ahead to be sure you and your family stay safe when taking a trip in the cold weather.  The Department of Transportation recommends these steps to have your car prepared for the cold… Check your tires. Keep your tank full. Have a mechanic check your battery, belts, […]

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    VIRAL VIDEO: Watch This T-Rex Illusion

    Can you see how this is done before the video gets to the end?  Share with your friends!

  • AGRIBUSINESS: Group Says Ag Experience Lacking in CFTC Appointee

    For 150 years, futures contracts for agriculture commodities have been traded in the United States, and for 50 years this has been regulated by the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). There are a total of five CFTC commissioners, and last week President Obama announced he will nominate Sharon Bowen as one of them.  Bowen is a lawyer and Acting Chair of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation; she also was selected as one of America’s top black lawyers by Black Enterprise […]

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    PRIVATE FUNDING: Des Moines Council Considers Bridge Repair Project

    The Des Moines City Council is expected to vote tonight on a fundraising plan for saving the Southwest 5th Street Bridge. Built in 1898, the commonly known “Jackson Street Bridge” was closed in March after an engineering report deemed it to be unsafe.  An estimate showed it could cost up to 3.75 million dollars to repair. Today, the Des Moines City Council will consider a public-private fundraising effort that could repair the Southwest 5th and Southwest 1st street bridges for […]

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    GIVING SEASON: Second Gold Coin Donated

    Christmas came early for the salvation army this weekend. An anonymous donor dropped a South African gold Krugerrand in a red kettle at the Dahl’s food store on Fleur drive on Saturday.  It’s the second gold coin to show up in the Des Moines area this season. The coin donated Saturday is worth more than 12-hundred dollars. The Salvation Army’s bell ringer campaign goal this year is to raise $1.2 million.  There are 60 bell ringers in the metro through […]

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    BURGLARY ARREST: Suspect in Custody

    Knoxville police have a burglary suspect in custody this afternoon. On Saturday morning, police, state patrol and agents with the mid-Iowa Narcotics Task Force searched a home on North Harlan in Knoxville.  They found firearms, ammunition, drugs and stolen clothing. Police say most of the items were stolen from homes and businesses in recent months. 27 year old Dustin Todd is being held in the Marion county jail on a 264-thousand dollar cash bond. Todd led police to three other […]

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    LICENSE CHANGE: Renewals Valid Up To 8 Years

    Some Iowa drivers will have a surprise when they renew a driver`s license after Jan. 1, 2014. New legislation allows the Iowa Department of Transportation to transition from driver`s licenses that are valid for five years to driver`s licenses that are valid for eight years.  The change should save customers time and money. The change won’t apply to everyone at first. During the five year transition period new licenses and renewals will be randomly assigned lengths of five, six, seven […]

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    Iowa Sports Spotlight Iowa High School Girls Basketball Rankings Posted: December 22nd Class 5A 1-Iowa City High (1) 2-Waterloo West (2) 3-West Des Moines Valley (3) 4-Dowling Catholic (4) 5-Des Moines East (5) 6-Waukee (6) 7-Cedar Rapids Kennedy (7) 8-Mason City (10) 9-Muscatine (9) 10-Ankeny Centennial (8) Watch List: Ames, Cedar Rapids Prairie, Cedar Rapids Washington, Johnston, Sioux City West Class 4A 1-Harlan (1) 2-Bishop Heelan (Sioux City) (2) 3-Cedar Rapids Xavier (3) 4-Perry (6) 5-Ballard (Huxley) (4) 6-North Scott […]

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    Iowa Sports Spotlight Iowa High School Boys Basketball Rankings Posted: December 22nd Class 4A 1-Iowa City West (1) 2-Bettendorf (2) 3-North Scott (Eldridge) (3) 4-Ankeny Centennial (4) 5-Dubuque Senior (5) 6-Sioux City North (6) 7-Des Moines North (7) 8-Southeast Polk (9) 9-Waukee (10) 10-Des Moines Hoover (NR) Watch List: Cedar Rapids Kennedy, Sioux City East Class 3A 1-Harlan (2) 2-Clear Lake (3) 3-Bishop Heelan (Sioux City) (4) 4-Cedar Rapids Xavier (1) 5-Dallas Center-Grimes (7) 6-Carroll (8) 7-Dubuque Wahlert (NR) 8-Central […]

  • ChestPainCenterAccreditation_415


    Heart attacks are the leading cause of death in the United States.  The three hospitals at UnityPoint Health – Des Moines have been designated as Chest Pain Centers receiving full accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care. Dr. Rachael Sokol, Emergency Department says, “To achieve the accreditation, we were able to meet or exceed a strict set of criteria for acute cardiac medicine. All our hospitals demonstrated expertise and a commitment to quality patient care.” In a cardiac emergency, […]


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