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    ‘I Knew it was Coming!’ Three-Vehicle Collision Caused by Erratic Driver Recorded

    This video contains language some may consider offensive FAYETTE COUNTY, Pennsylvania — Two men started recording a driver in front of them that was swerving in and out of their lane. A few minutes later they would have to call 911 after a three-vehicle collision. The footage shows the driver nearly swiping the side of a school bus. A vehicle behind the bus had to veer onto the shoulder to avoid a head-on collision. At one point in the video, […]

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    Two Iowa State Students Featuring on ‘Biggest Loser’

    AMES, Iowa — An Iowa State student who battled childhood obesity will share her story on Thursday night’s Biggest Loser. Allie Lansman, 20, is from Fort Dodge. She says she lost 50-pounds by exercising and eating right. Lansman is now majoring in dietetics. She’ll be on the Biggest Loser as one of four youth ambassadors called, “change agents” with the national 4-H healthy living management team. She’ll be joined by fellow Iowa State student, Laura Meany who majors in agricultural […]

  • AGRIBUSINESS: Russia Versus McDonalds

    Russia is expanding inspections at the countries McDonald’s restaurants in a probe of 200 outlets. Nearly half of all McDonalds in Russia will be allegedly probed for hygiene and finance. Since economic sanctions were placed on Russia from the western countries, Russian courts shut down nine McDonald’s including the very first to open in Russia. The iconic branch opened in 1990 while Russia was still part of the Soviet Union. Russia has banned some food imports from the U.S. and […]

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    Jogger Hit by School Bus in West Des Moines

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — A woman out for a jog Wednesday morning was hit by a school bus. Witnesses say Courtney Schramm was in the crosswalk of Ashworth Road in West Des Moines, when a bus turned east onto Ashworth from Prairie View Drive. Schramm was knocked to the ground by the bus. She declined to be taken to the hospital. Ronald Smith, the driver of the school bus was cited with failure to yield to a pedestrian.

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    Cancer Summit Held in Ankeny

    ANKENY, Iowa — Controlling cancer in Iowa is the goal of a group that’s gathered in Ankeny this week. The Iowa Cancer Summit brought hundreds of people together the past two days. The event is the only state-wide comprehensive cancer control conference. It’s designed to connect health care educators, professionals, and researchers so they can exchange best practices. They also talked about carcinogens that they feel need more attention, like smokeless tobacco and indoor tanning “We know up to half […]

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    Biden to Campaign for Braley Next Week in Iowa

    DAVENPORT, Iowa — Vice President Joe Biden is coming back to Iowa next week. Organizers say Biden will be in Davenport on Monday to campaign for U.S. Senate Candidate Bruce Braley. It’s one of the several stops Biden is expected to make in the Midwest. The event will be open to the public but the details are still being worked out. The Vice President was just in Iowa last month. He went to the Statehouse in Des Moines to help […]

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    Jefferson Casino Set to Open in August 2015

    JEFFERSON, Iowa — Despite some bad weather, the Wild Rose Casino in Jefferson remains on pace to be completed next August. The underground work of extending water mains and storm sewers is complete. Officials say the foundation is also in place for the casino structure. The wind earlier this month knocked down some concrete panels in the structure but crews worked quickly to put in replacements. Work on the hotel that will be connected to the casino will begin in […]

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    Des Moines School Board Calls for Changes at IHSAA

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The fight over the cancelled Ames versus East football game is over but the controversy surrounding the issue continues. Tuesday, the two schools and the Iowa High School Athletic Association agreed to re-classify Friday’s cancelled game as a “no contest.” That means neither team received a win or a loss. But there are still some unanswered questions about the situation. Tuesday night the Des Moines school board weighed in on the original decision and the connotations […]

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    Student Charged After Causing Lockdown of Graceland University

    LAMONI, Iowa — A 21-year-old Graceland University student has been charged for allegedly having a gun on campus, the Des Moines Register reports. Timothy Nelson was taken into custody after being contacted by Lamoni police at an off-campus residence following a lockdown at the university late Tuesday morning. Police told the Register that Nelson had been in a verbal argument with another student on campus and had made threats, and that’s what prompted the 45 minute lockdown. Nelson is charged […]

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    Video: B1G Mascot Parody of Taylor Swift Going Viral

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — A video of Big Ten mascots performing their parody of “Shake it Off” by Taylor Swift is getting hundreds of thousands of views after being posted just days ago. Iowa mascot Herky posted a link to the clip on his Twitter account Monday. Over 220,000 people have watched it since. Hey everyone! I have a video that will make your Monday way better! Me & my Big Ten friends helped make this. Enjoy! https://t.co/NTXzUfTkbI — Herky […]

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    ACC Football Saturday: North Carolina at Virginia on WHO 13.3

    Virginia travels to Durham to battle Duke Saturday morning at  11AM  on WHO Channel 13.3 Mediacom 114 Watch ACC Conference Football as season long on Saturday mornings at 11 on WHO Channel 13.3. 2014 ACC Football Telecast Schedule on WHO-HD Channel 13.3 Saturday, October 25 North Carolina at Virginia Saturday, November 1 (one of the following) NC State at Syracuse Duke at Pittsburgh Virginia at Georgia Tech  Saturday, November 8 (one of the following) Louisville at Boston College Virginia at Florida State Georgia […]

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    Boone Woman, 26, Killed in Highway 30 Collision

    GREENE COUNTY, Iowa – A Boone woman died in a head-on crash near Grand Junction, Tuesday morning. The Iowa State Patrols says Shannon Poole, 26, died when the vehicle she was driving crossed the center lane into the path of a semi shortly after 11 a.m. on Highway 30. A passenger Shane Swett, 23, was taken to the Greene County Medical Center. There’s no word on the extent of Swett’s injuries. The driver of the semi wasn’t injured, according to […]

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