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    Iowa State Loses Paul Rhoads’ Final Game as Head Coach to West Virginia

    MORGANTOWN, West Virginia – Iowa State was unable to come away with a victory in the final game of Paul Rhoads’ tenure as head coach on Saturday. The Cyclones lost 30-6 in Morgantown to end the year with a 2-7 Big 12 record and 3-9 overall. West Virginia put points on the board first when Skyler Howard connected with Shelton Gibson on a 60-yard touchdown pass. Iowa State could only put up two field goals in the first half as they […]

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    Des Moines Home Catches Fire, Woman Recovering

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A Des Moines woman is recovering after a house fire occurred on Friday afternoon. Firefighters were called to the home in the 15000 Block of 43rd Street just before 3 p.m. Investigators said upon arrival, they found smoke pouring from the home and an elderly woman unconscious inside. She is hospitalized with an unknown condition. Firefighters say the fire started in the kitchen but they are still trying to figure what exactly caused it.

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    Iowa State Basketball Wins Easily Over Virginia Tech

    NICEVILLE, Florida — Iowa State men’s basketball kept winning on Friday as they defeated Virginia Tech 99-77. The Cyclones were led by Jameel McKay (23 points, eight rebounds, three blocks), Abdel Nader (16 points, 11 rebounds, two steals), and Georges Niang (14 points, seven rebounds, 6 assists). Iowa State is now 4-0 and will play Illinois in the Emerald Coast Classic Championship Game on Saturday at 6 p.m.

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    Iowa Basketball Falls to Notre Dame, 68-62

    KISSIMMEE, Florida — The Iowa men’s basketball team dropped their second game in a row on Friday. Notre Dame won a close one over the Hawkeyes by a score of 68-62. Jarrod Uthoff finished 8-of-16 from the field with 20 points, eight rebounds and two blocks. Iowa is now 3-2 on the season.  

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    Nebraska Nice Guy Fires Back at Iowa Nice Guy

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This video contains implied profanity. Viewer discretion is advised. Someone calling himself “Nebraska Nice Guy” mailed a VHS tape to SoundOff. “Nebraska Nice Guy” wrote in a handwritten letter, with many misspellings and grammatical errors, that this is his answer to Iowa Nice Guy and the disrespect shown Big Red. There was no return address on the manila envelope, which came with postage due. We edited out the most disturbing images, and bleeped out the profanity, but it […]

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    Agribusiness 2015 Year in Review

    This year turned out to be one of the biggest production years for Iowa ever.  But like every year, there were highs and lows for farmers. In Carlisle, David Geiger with the Agribusiness Report followed farmer Corey Goodhue from planting to harvest. March 17 Goodhue says, “You spend all your money and you have no idea what you’ll raise with the weather. Because at the end of the day, weather’s really what drives your productivity. We try and drive, especially […]

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    Candidates Serve Up Thanksgiving Wishes

    On this last Thursday in November, as Americans gather to bond (and occasionally bicker) over food and family, we asked dozens of the country’s highest-profile politicians two very important questions — What are you thankful for? And what is your favorite Thanksgiving treat? For Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor and Republican presidential candidate, “seeing my grandkids all dressed up” is the Thanksgiving favor he treasures above all others. For fellow GOP White House contestant Mike Huckabee, who spent a […]

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    Average Thanksgiving Meal Slightly More Expensive

    This years Thanksgiving feast may cost the average American a little more according to the Farm Bureau. The cost for a meal for ten is $50.10, which is 70 cents more than last year. That extra cost is primarily because of the avian influenza earlier this year. While retail prices seem to have stabilized, a 16 pound turkey has increased by about 9 cents per pound compared to last year, for a total of $23.04 per turkey. Many more items […]

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    Clinton, Carson Lead in WHO-HD, Iowa State University Poll

    DES MOINES, Iowa – A poll released Wednesday from Iowa State University and WHO-HD shows Ben Carson in the top spot among Republicans seeking their party’s nomination for president. The poll shows 27.2 percent of Republicans likely to participate in the Iowa Caucuses would support Carson, a former neurosurgeon. With 16.7 percent, Marco Rubio comes in ahead of businessman Donald Trump, who is in third place with 14.7 percent. Ted Cruz comes in fourth with 8.9 percent. Mack Shelley, Iowa State University […]

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    Join Channel 13 at the Science Center of Iowa

    Channel 13 News is proud to partner with the Science Center of Iowa to help make the weather meaningful to Iowa’s young, impressionable learners. When they visit, they not only learn about the science of weather but they also see the magic of television. Come visit us each Tuesday through Friday at noon and once each month on Saturday morning. About the Science Center The Science Center of Iowa engages and inspires Iowans along their journey of lifelong science learning. […]

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    Police Want Holiday Shoppers to Stay Safe

    WEST DES MOINES, Iowa — West Des Moines police want you to be extra-cautious when you’re out holiday shopping. Sgt. Jason Bryan with the West Des Moines Police Department says, “Always be aware of your surroundings. If you see someone suspicious hanging around don’t be afraid to call the police or go back in the store where there’s maybe more people and it’s more well lit.” That’s after police say a woman was carjacked in a mall parking lot. It […]

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    Adding Small Cattle Operations is Viable

    The beef cow population in the U.S. looks to grow by more than three million head by 2020.   The economic signals for a rebuilding herd were researched by Rabobank Food and Agribusiness. In a report, they say the geographic distribution of the U.S. cow-calf herd will be more concentrated. Combine that with trending low row crop prices, they thought there could be an opportunity for landlocked producers to add an enclosed production facility to their operation.   Vice-President of Rabobank’s Food […]


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