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  • THE INSIDERS – October 26 Edition Part 5: Chuck Todd

    NBC’s Chuck Todd tackles the Quick 6 and gives his prediction for this week.

  • THE INSIDERS – October 26 Edition Part 4: Chuck Todd

    NBC’s Chuck Todd also has a personal reason for coming through our state.  He tells Dave Price about his Iowa roots and his early connection to Senator Tom Harkin. For part 5, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS – October 26 Edition Part 3: Chuck Todd

    NBC’s new moderator of “Meet The Press,” Chuck Todd, came through Iowa bringing along not just his famous goatee but also his “Chuck Truck.” In this segment of The Insiders, Channel 13’s Dave Price gets Todd’s take on Iowa’s U.S. Senate showdown, and what this election is all about. For part 4, click here.

  • THE INSIDERS – October 26 Edition Part 2: Random Memorable Moments

    Political campaigns are full of attacks ads, accusations, rallies and VIP guests.  However, it is often the more random, sometimes unexpected moments that stick in our minds long after the election. Channel 13’s Dave Price talks about two such random moments that occurred this past week. One involved the random VIP found sitting next to a stack of pizzas and the other centered on a comparison Ronald Reagan’s son,  Michael, made when he headlined the Iowa Republican Party’s Ronald Reagan […]

  • THE INSIDERS – October 26 Edition: Staci Appel

    Former State Senator Staci Appel, a Democrat from Ackworth, talks often during her Third District Congressional campaign and in tv commercials about being a mom and about her Republican opponent, David Young, being a “D.C. insider.” She tells Channel 13’s Dave Price why. For part 2, click here.

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    Tesla Owners Helping Iowans Test-Drive Electric Cars

    URBANDALE, Iowa — This weekend, Des Moines area residents have the opportunity to test drive a car not available in the state. Iowa is just one of a growing number of states where regulators have banned Tesla Motors from setting up dealerships and test drive events, citing laws that prohibit car-makers from selling directly to the public. But a group of Tesla owners have found a way around the law and Minnesota owners are helping out. “We just kind of […]

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    Carlisle Softball Coach Arrested on Drugs Charges

      POLK COUNTY, Iowa – Carlisle’s hall of fame softball coach was arrested on drug charges Thursday. Des Moines police initially pulled over Jim Flaws, 55, on October 16 and found crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia in his possession. Police say the Carlisle softball coach of 29 years was given a week before he had to turn himself in. He was booked into the Polk County Jail Thursday night. “It’s not unusual at all for there to be a little […]

  • AGRIBUSINESS: New Tech Catches Corn Waste, Bales It

    North of Nevada in central Iowa, farmers are researching how they can sustainably make use of a product that’s currently being overlooked. A cornfield may contain more than one commodity. There’s the corn kernels themselves, but there’s also the rest of the plant, called stover. Nevada farmer Tim Couser says a combine already ejects corn stover as it makes passes – it’s just a matter of catching it. “It’s taking the part that really is of the highest value, and […]

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    Student Athletes Shine at East’s Senior Night

    DES MOINES, Iowa Thursday night, Des Moines East High School seniors got the honor they were denied last Friday when their game against Ames was called off. That game was supposed to be Senior Night, but after rumors of a security threat, Ames refused to play at East. East was given a forfeit loss, but that was changed earlier this week to “no contest.” The father of an East football player says he wishes the kids could have been recognized […]

  • By: JR Paulson

    Partial Solar Eclipse Captures Spectators’ Attention

    DES MOINES, Iowa — While things started off cloudy Thursday, the skies cleared just in time to catch a partial solar eclipse. Spectators headed to the Capitol to catch a view of the eclipse. You can’t look directly at the sun, so viewers were set up to view it safely. Thursday’s eclipse was only about 40-percent. If you missed it, you’ll have to wait about three years for the next one.

  • Mowrer, King Face Off in Debate

    STORM LAKE, Iowa — A heated debate took place Thursday night as the two candidates running for the 4th District congressional seat met up for their first and only debate. Republican congressman Steve King and his Democratic challenger Jim Mowrer met in Storm Lake for the IPTV debate. During the debate King and Mowrer went back and forth on things like Obamacare, the environment, Ebola, ISIS, and immigration. They were also given the chance to respond to allegations made in […]

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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 […]


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