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  • THE INSIDERS: Senator Tom Harkin – Sept. 14 Edition

    It is the political event of the year in Iowa, and the end of an era.  The 37th and final Harkin Steak Fry happened this weekend.  The event’s  namesake … retiring Iowa Senator Tom Harkin joins Channel 13’s Dave Price in this edition of The Insiders as he reminisces about his political career, how the Steak Fry came to be, what it has all meant to him, and what lies ahead.   For part 2, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: Harkin – Sept. 14, Part 2

    Barack Obama was not sure if he wanted to speak at the Harkin Steak Fry when he was still a U.S. Senator from Illinois.  Senator Harkin tells Channel 13’s Dave Price how he persuaded the now President to speak at this event and thereby create momentum for the Obama’s road to the Presidency.   For part 3, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: Harkin – Sept. 14, Part 3

    Channel 13’s Dave Price continues his conversation with Senator Tom Harkin and they discuss whether he thinks Democrats have missed the chance at raising the minimum wage and what happens to undocumented people coming into the country.   For part 4, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: Harkin – Sept. 14, Part 4

    Our televisions are full of ads from billionaires blasting the candidates for U.S. Senate on both sides.  Hear Senator Harkin’s take on whether big money will ever replace cherished events like his steak fry.   For part 5, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: Harkin – Sept. 14, Part 5

    Senator Tom Harkin tells Channel 13’s Dave Price what people can expect to see and hear at his last steak fry.

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    White Sox vs. Royals Wednesday Night at 7

    The Chicago White Sox are in Kansas City Wednesday night to battle the Royals.  Watch it FREE and LIVE on WHO Channel 13.3...Mediacom Digital Channel 114. Watch select White Sox and Cubs games all season long.   2014 WHO 13.3 Chicago Cubs/White Sox Telecast Schedule *All Games and Times subject to change Wednesday, September 17 White Sox @ Kansas City 7:00 PM Tuesday, September 23 Cubs vs. St. Louis 7:00 PM Friday, September 26 White Sox vs. Kansas City 7:00 PM […]

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    Wet Team Helps Rescue Man from River

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines Fire Department wet team and several police officers helped pull a man out of the Des Moines River Friday afternoon. Police were told about a man acting strangely near the Birdland marina and by the time officers arrived the man was already in the water. As officers kept an eye on him a fire department wet team used a boat to try to reach him. The boat got close to the man several […]

  • Channel 13 News at 4 TODAY

    How do you think schools should handle the issue of students with severe peanut allergies?  Give us your feedback and comments: https://www.facebook.com/WHOHD Twitter: @WHOhd  #13now Then watch Channel 13 News at 4 today for the conversation. Here’s a what Channel 13 News at 4 is  all about: Local…fresh stories you won’t see in other newscasts A heavy dose of YOU!  We want to share your pictures and hear your feedback. You will help guide us More Ed! We’re going to have some […]

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    ATM Stolen in Downtown Des Moines

    DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines police are investigating after an ATM machine was stolen from Veterans Memorial. Security video, shot shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday, shows a masked suspect pushing a potted plant through a glass window to get into the building. The suspect is then seen pulling an ATM machine off a wall, pushing it down some stairs and into another glass door breaking it. There were tire tracks in the grass near that door, and police say […]

  • World Food and Music Festival

    Join Channel 13 at 2014’s premiere taste and entertainment event of year! SEPTEMBER 19-21 FRIDAY & SATURDAY  11 AM – 10 PM SUNDAY  11 AM – 5 PM WALNUT STREET BRIDGE DOWNTOWN DES MOINES More than 40 Cultural Cafes Featuring Cuisine from Around the World Live Entertainment  –  Cooking Demonstrations $1 tastes/all entrees $5 or less Free to attend Ger all the event details here!  We’ll see you there!

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    Clintons to Visit Harkin Steak Fry this Weekend

    INDIANOLA, Iowa — Several big name Democrats are coming to Iowa, starting with the Clintons. Former President Bill Clinton and potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton are headlining the final Harkin Steak Fry. It takes place this Sunday in Indianola. Then Vice President Joe Biden will be here next Wednesday. He’s kicking-off the 2014 “Nuns on the Bus” tour. The group is traveling the country in support of immigration reform and universal healthcare. Next month First Lady Michelle Obama will […]

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    Altercation Leaves Man With Stab Wounds to Neck, Hands

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A stabbing early Friday morning left a man in hospital. The person responsible is still on the run. Police found the victim at 2300 MLK at the Quick Trip at about 12:30 a.m. He was stabbed across the street at the Burger King. Des Moines police say the man told them he was walking through the Burger King parking lot, when a car approached him. He got into an altercation with someone inside the car and […]

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