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    Cloris Leachman Returns to Hometown Des Moines

    A Hollywood star from Des Moines returned to her roots this weekend. Gov. Terry Branstad introduced Cloris Leachman at the State Historical Museum Saturday. The Oscar-winning actress is best remembered for her roles on the Mary Tyler Moore Show and the movie “The Last Picture Show.” She even took a turn on the ballroom floor recently for a season of Dancing with the Stars. Leachman, who is now 90-years-old, spent time Saturday answering questions about her rise to fame. “I […]

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    THE INSIDERS: August 28th Edition

    Brian Mahany is a nationally known attorney.  Through the help of whistle blowers, he has exposed wrongdoings on several layers. He joins Channel 13’s Dave Price in this week’s edition of The Insiders.   For part 2, click here.

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    THE INSIDERS: August 28th Edition, Part 2

    Iowa’s Governor says privatizing Medicaid is saving bucks – does he have the numbers to back his claim and the challenges he faces in convincing his critics.   For part 3, click here.

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    THE INSIDERS: August 28th Edition, Part 3

    Critics have plenty to complain about when it comes to the way our country cares for their struggling veterans. Hear why an Iowa Senator says a second tragedy seems to have changed an agency’s response to this crisis.   For part 4, click here.

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    THE INSIDERS: August 28th Edition, Part 4

    What started out as a day to recognize some smart kids ended up giving us some advice for politicians who can’t get along from a third grader.   For part 5, click here.

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    THE INSIDERS: August 28th Edition, Predictions

    Channel 13’s Dave Price tackles the Quick 6 and gives his prediction for this week.

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    Centennial Volleyball Aiming for 3-Peat

    ANKENY, Iowa — It hasn’t taken long for Ankeny Centennial to make their mark in volleyball. The Jaguars are in just their fourth year as a new split high school, but have won two straight state titles. The team is the preseason No. 2 squad in the Class 5A rankings, and Johnston is No. 1. The top two teams meet Tuesday night in Ankeny.

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    Drake’s Saubert has NFL Dreams

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Drake football isn’t known for producing NFL talent but the Bulldogs have a senior who’s getting a lot of looks this season. All-American tight end Eric Saubert was the top FCS receiving tight end in the nation last year and hopes to keep impressing NFL scouts. 14 NFL teams have visited fall camp in Des Moines to take a look at Saubert. Saubert is a 6-foot-5-inch, 250 pound Senior from Hoffman Estates, Illinois. He had 55 […]

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    Grand View Falls to Baker in Season Opener

    BALDWIN CITY, Kansas — It was a rough season opener for the sixth-ranked Grand View Vikings. GV lost at Baker University 36-13 on Saturday. The Viking offense was held in check and only produced a little over 100 total yards. The Wildcats jumped out to a 23-0 lead and never looked back. Grand View falls to 0-1 and returns home next week for their home opener against Central Methodist.

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    Utilities Board Rejects Latest Attempt to Stop Bakken Pipeline Construction

    DES MOINES, Iowa — An attempt to stop construction of the Bakken oil pipeline until a lawsuit is settled appears to be heading back to district court. A group of 14 Iowa landowners called on the Iowa Utilities Board Thursday to stop work until they had their day in court. The landowners are suing, claiming their land should not be able to be seized through eminent domain for use by a private developer. Lawyers for the pipeline’s developer, Dakota Access, […]

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    Dairy Price Problem Forcing Farmers Out

    The U.S. Dairy industry is struggling; since last year, dairy prices have gone down about 35 percent. The USDA announced this week it would help out farmers by buying 11 million pounds of cheese out of private inventories. The cheese will be donated to food banks and pantries across the U.S. Secretary Tom Vilsack says he did the best he could with budget constraints, “They’ve been able to establish that the amount of cheese that we currently have in stock […]

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    Task Force Recommends Raising Polk County’s Minimum Wage

    POLK COUNTY, Iowa — A Polk County Supervisors minimum wage task force has finalized its proposal to increase the minimum wage. After a number of meetings with the public, the group recommended a plan to raise the wage to $8.75 an hour the first year then increase it by one dollar each year until it reaches $10.75. Cities would be able to opt out. The group said that youth workers will be excluded from the proposal, under a youth wage provision that would pay […]


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