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    State Combating Impaired Driving with New Coalition

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The number of traffic fatalities in Iowa is up by 23 from this time last year. In the state of Iowa, 30 percent of all traffic fatalities are due to an impaired driver. Every week, the Iowa DOT gives a somber reminder to drivers about the number of fatalities so far […]

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    Student Wearing Hijab Labeled as ‘Isis’ in High School Yearbook

    Rancho Cucamonga, Ca. – Bayan Zehlif is not Isis. Or ISIS. But that’s how the Muslim student discovered she was identified as in the latest edition of the yearbook at her California high school. The 11th-grader posted a photo of her yearbook photo to Twitter, saying only, “I guess I’m Isis in the yearbook …” […]

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    New Plaque Honors Additional Vietnam Veterans

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Iowans gathered Friday to honor additional men and women who served in the Vietnam War, including those who suffered long after they returned home. Friday was Vietnam Veterans Recognition Day. Iowans gathered around the Vietnam Memorial to honor those who served during a time, many of whom faced harassment for their […]

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    Supreme Court Clears Doctor in Death of Slipknot Bassist

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The Iowa Supreme Court has ruled in the wrongful death lawsuit of Slipknot bassist Paul Gray. Gray’s widow, Brenna Gray, sued Dr. Daniel Baldi as well as several medical care providers, claiming they were all negligent in treating Gray during his substance abuse. He died as a result of an overdose […]

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    Expert Witness Says Driver’s BAC Was 3x Legal Limit at Time of Fatal Crash

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The state rested its case Thursday in the trial of 32-year-old Jonathan Leyva-Rodriguez, who is accused of causing a fatal hit-and-run last August. Wade Franck, 41, died from his injuries sustained in the crash. Two other cyclists were also hurt in the crash. The state spent the last two days calling […]

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    Mother, Daughter Speak About Assault That Led to Viral Warning Video

    LOVELAND, Colo. – The powerful video has had more than 60 million viewers: A Colorado woman looking silently into the camera, holding up handmade note cards telling a chilling tale of sexual abuse. The cards tell a story of what looked like a perfect marriage – Catherine St. Germain was a single mom who thought […]

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    Iowa Utilities Board Says Pipeline Developer Started Construction Early

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A controversial oil pipeline is getting backlash from the board that approved it. The Iowa Utilities Board issued a ruling Tuesday saying the Bakken pipeline’s developer violated an order when it started construction-related work early. The board says the company did it without notifying county inspectors. Any future violations could result […]

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    Des Moines Metro Housing Market is on Fire

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Des Moines continues to prove itself as a wonderful place to live. As a result, the metro has become a booming real estate market. “We see homes selling in a record amount of time, 24 hours on the market, some selling for over ask price,” said Amanda Nagle, a Century 21 realtor. […]

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    Despite Cruz’s Withdrawal, Iowans Still Have Voice in Choosing GOP Nomination

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Last week he named a running mate. But on Tuesday, Ted Cruz dropped out of the race to the White House. Following a crushing loss to Donald Trump in Indiana, Cruz cleared the path for the real estate mogul to clinch the GOP nomination. Cruz won the Iowa Caucuses three months […]

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    Trump Crushes Indiana Primary, Cruz to Drop Out, Source Says

    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is dropping his White House bid after a stinging loss in the Indiana Republican primary, a top Cruz campaign source tells CNN. Donald Trump surged to a decisive victory in the Indiana Republican primary Tuesday, CNN projects. Related: Ted Cruz to Drop Presidential Bid Though the real-estate mogul won’t secure the 1,237 delegates […]

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    Cruz Drops Bid, Trump Becomes Presumptive GOP nominee

    Ted Cruz will bow out of the Republican presidential race Tuesday following a crushing loss to Donald Trump in Indiana, according to a Cruz campaign source, clearing the path for the real estate mogul to clinch the GOP nomination. Related: Trump Crushes Indiana Primary, Cruz to Drop Out, Source Says It was a remarkable turn of […]

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    Jamaica Hunts for Clues in Deaths of 2 U.S. Missionaries

    Randy Hentzel’s and Harold Nichols’ mission in Jamaica was to help the impoverished, building houses and providing medical care for those in need. So why would anyone want to kill the two American missionaries on the island where they had lived for years? “It’s something no one would have thought would have happened,” Jamaica Constabulary […]