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    DCI Investigating Attempt to Claim $250,000 Lottery Prize

    STORM LAKE, Iowa — An attempt to cash an Iowa lottery ticket worth $250,000 has prompted an investigation after officials say the situation was questionable. The “$250,000 Dollar Riches” scratch ticket was brought to the Storm Lake office of the Iowa Lottery on June 17th to be cashed. Lottery spokesperson Mary Neubauer says the ticket […]

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    Knoxville Chief Talks About Split Second Decisions Officers Make

    KNOXVILLE, Iowa — With police under the microscope for their actions after two fatal shootings in Louisiana in Minnesota, Chief Losada is speaking out about the life and death split second decisions officers have to make under difficult circumstances, and why he believes some encounters with police end peacefully and others do not. “In these type of […]

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    Community On Edge Following Attempted Abduction

    CLARION, Iowa – An attempted abduction hasn’t been reported in the town of Clarion in at least a decade, that was until last week and the offender is still likely roaming the community. Police said it happened in the 700 block of 4th Street Northwest. A woman who lives in the area said her child, […]

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    Wendy’s Releases List of Over 1000 Restaurants Affected in Credit Card Hack

    Customers who have eaten at Wendy’s restaurant and used a debit or credit card to pay for their food are being encouraged to check their statements and read more information on a cyber breach found at some franchise-owned restaurants. The following restaurants may have been impacted by the cyber attack using malware, click for locations near you. […]

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    Blank Park Zoo Reacts to Sudden Death of Camel

    DES MOINES, Iowa — “One thing about being out here at the front is that everybody gets a look,” said Kevin Drees, Director of Animal Care and Conservation at Blank Park Zoo, describing how the Bactrian camels greet zoo visitors. That certainly was the case with Nikolai, who at his peak weighed a ton. Drees […]

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    FBI Recommends No Criminal Charges Against Hillary Clinton

    FBI Director James Comey said Tuesday that he would not recommend charges against Hillary Clinton over her use of private email servers while secretary of state, removing a huge shadow hovering over her presidential campaign. But Comey administered an extraordinary tongue-lashing to Clinton and her aides, rebuking them for being “extremely careless” in the handling […]

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    Trump VP Search Enters Home Stretch

    WASHINGTON  — Donald Trump’s vice presidential search will culminate in picking a winner among a clash of styles after winnowing down his list of potential Republican running mates. Does Trump want to double the bombast by picking a brash straight-talker who mirrors his own style, like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie or former House Speaker […]

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    Trump Tweets Fuel VP Speculation, Cites Joni Ernst, Mike Pence, Tom Cotton

    Donald Trump announced he would meet with Sen. Joni Ernst on Monday, one of several recent names dropped on his Twitter feed that are fueling speculation over his highly-anticipated vice presidential selection. I look forward to meeting @joniernst today in New Jersey. She has done a great job as Senator of Iowa! — Donald J. […]

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    Clinton Questioned by FBI as Part of Email Probe

    WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton met with the FBI for three and a half hours Saturday as part of the investigation into her use of a private email server while leading the State Department, her campaign said. “Secretary Clinton gave a voluntary interview this morning about her email arrangements while she was secretary,” Clinton spokesman Nick […]

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    Mega Millions’ $415 Million Jackpot is Third Largest Ever

    NEW YORK — Mega Millions has amassed its third largest jackpot ever, totaling $415 million. Tuesday was the 32nd consecutive drawing that failed to produce a winner. As a result, the jackpot has swelled to become the ninth biggest of all time, including Powerball and Mega Millions prizes. The next drawing is Friday at 11 […]

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    Benghazi Panel Caps 2-year Probe: No Bombshell, Faults Administration

    WASHINGTON — House Republicans capped a partisan, two-year investigation of the Benghazi terror attacks Tuesday with a report that faults the Obama administration for security lapses that led to the deaths of four Americans but contains no revelations likely to further damage Hillary Clinton. The more than 800-page report paints a picture of a perfect […]