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    John Stoddard Rally Against Cancer

    Join Channel 13’s Keith Murphy and Erin Kiernan  at the Rally Against Cancer. Where: Veterans Memorial Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center Ballroom When: Saturday, January 24, 2015 beginning at 6 p.m. Cocktails and food stations Live music Silent and live auctions Program and featured speaker Mark Herzlich, Ewing sarcoma survivor and current New York Giants linebacker Tickets are $150 per person, of which $80 is tax deductible. RSVP by January 13, 2015 The biggest contribution you can give to […]

  • Price One on One with Vilsack Thursday

    Channel 13’s Political Director Dave Price spent some time with US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack at his Washington office. Join us for this rare look inside this prestigious office and hear Vilsack’s candid thoughts on Channel 13 News…Thursday at 10.

  • AGRIBUSINESS: Last Stretch To Update Base Acres

    With the 2014 farm bill, producers now face one of the most important decisions they’ll make in the next five years: ARC or PLC. The Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC) program at an individual farm or at a country level, and the Price Loss Coverage (PLC) program, are new elements of the farm safety net. They trigger payments based on different criteria. ARC payments are based on production history, while PLC payments factor in reference prices set in the 2014 farm bill. […]

  • Bet Ya House! Benny Babcock Picks The Super Bowl Winner

    International sports gambling superstar Benny Babcock is so certain he knows who’s going to win the Super Bowl, he urges you to BET YA HOUSE! (Legal disclaimer: Don’t bet your house. He’s usually wrong.)

  • THE INSIDERS: January 25th Edition – Branstad and Reynolds, Part 2

    One is Keystone, and the other is Bakken.  The latter comes through our state while the former does not.  Nevertheless, these proposed pipelines have divided state and national leaders.  Channel 13’s Dave Price asks the governor and lieutenant governor why they criticize President Obama for taking so long to decide on Keystone while they haven’t expressed an opinion on Bakken yet.   For Part 3, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: January 25th Edition – Branstad and Reynolds, Part 1

    Before they start their road trip across the state of Iowa this week, Governor Terry Branstad and Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds join Channel 13’s Dave Price in this edition of The Insiders.  They discuss the retirement deal Sally Mason got as she gets ready to leave the University of Iowa as its president.   For part 2, click here.

  • Shocker! Texas Tech Upsets 9th Ranked Iowa State

    LUBBOCK, TX –  Iowa State was hoping to avoid the dreaded ‘letdown’ game against Texas Tech on Saturday, that didn’t happen. The Red Raiders upset #9 Iowa State 78-73. Texas Tech led by as many as 19 points.  ISU chipped away in the 2nd half, got it down to 3, but couldn’t hit the big shot to send it to overtime. Monte Morris led the way with 20 points for Iowa State, Matt Thomas added 12 off the bench. The […]

  • Aaron White Injured, Hawks Lose at Purdue

    WEST LAFAYETTE, IN – The 25th ranked Iowa Hawkeyes will be nowhere near the rankings on Monday.  Iowa lost its 2nd straight game, 67-63 at Purdue. Purdue led by 10 at the half but Iowa battled back in the 2nd half without Senior leader Aaron White.  White was injured early in the first half and did not play most of the game.  Fran McCaffery called it a ‘stinger,’ and White thinks he will be ok. The Hawks crept closer the […]

  • THE INSIDERS: January 25th Edition – Branstad and Reynolds, Part 3

    Iowa Congressman Steve King’s tweets have got people talking again.  No cantelope calves comment this time… instead he is targeting undocumented immigrants. King did not like that First Lady Michelle Obama had as guest, at the State of the Union, the child of undocumented parents. Channel 13’s Dave Price gets the Governor and Lieutenant Governor to comment on King’s tweet in this segment.   For Part 4, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: January 25th Edition – Branstad and Reynolds, Part 4

    Long live the Straw Poll! Some thought Michele Bachmann’s win at it in 2011 showed the poll’s all but worthless and should disappear.  But surprise…it is not going away. The Governor and Lieutenant weigh in on the relevance and continuation of the Straw Poll.   For Part 5, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS: January 25th Edition – Branstad and Reynolds, Part 5

    The Governor and Lieutenant Governor tackle the Quick 6, and give their predictions for this week.

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    West Africa Deployment Canceled for Iowa National Guard Soldiers

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Nearly 80 Iowa National Guard soldiers will not be deployed to West Africa. Friday, the Department of Defense announced changes to deployments in support of Operation United Assistance, the U.S.’s mission to counter the spread of Ebola. The department says due to the completion of Ebola treatment units, upcoming deployments have been canceled. That includes the 294th Area Support Medical Company out of Washington, Iowa. The group was notified in November that it would be sent […]


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