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    Iowans Talk High Prescription Drug Prices at Drake University

    DES MOINES, Iowa – As access to healthcare finds itself a central focal point of the 2016 presidential election yet again, one group brought policy experts and Iowa voters together at Drake University Thursday to discuss possible solutions to soaring prescription drug prices. The Campaign for Sustainable Rx Pricing, a non-profit project affiliated with the National […]

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    Workout of the Week: Supplements May Build Muscle Mass

    Dot Prater is in month five of a year-long study to determine if Vitamin D combined with Hydroxymethylbutyrate, or HMB, leads to greater gains during resistance training. “I know my body mass index has decreased, but I see it in strength,” says Prater. “Now, if my husband and I are moving a table I say, ‘Oh, honey I can […]

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    Des Moines High School Fight Caught on Video Could End in Criminal Charges

    DES MOINES, Iowa — It’s easy for East High School to stand out on its own merit. “It has a long history and tradition. It’s our oldest school,” said Phil Roeder, Des Moines Public School District Director of Communications. But, a recent incident this past Thursday that led to a fight captured on video is not […]

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    Hillary Clinton Regains Commanding Lead in Iowa in Latest Polls

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Sanders surpassed Clinton in some polls as she was mired in her email scandal last month. However, two polls that came out on Tuesday show Clinton is back in a big way. On Saturday night, thousands of Iowans packed a parking lot outside Hy-Vee Hall before the Jefferson-Jackson dinner. Two new polls show […]

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    Oklahoma State Crash: Suspect’s Father Defends Daughter as ‘kind, loving’

    The father of Adacia Chambers, who plowed into a homecoming parade over the weekend, leaving four dead, wants people to know his daughter isn’t the person prosecutors are portraying her to be. Chambers faces four counts of second-degree murder. She made a court appearance Monday, via closed-circuit video, during which bond was set at $1 […]

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    Student’s Violent Arrest Caught on Video; Officer Under Investigation

    A school district in South Carolina is investigating the actions of a school resource officer after video circulated widely on social media Monday showing him violently removing a student from her desk. It’s not known what led up to the incident Monday at Spring Valley High School in Columbia. CNN affiliate WIS reported the student […]

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    How to Hide Your Posts from Facebook’s New Search Feature

    Facebook announced Thursday it is making public posts now searchable with “Search FYI.” “Today, we’re updating Facebook Search so that in addition to friends and family, you can find out what the world is saying about topics that matter to you,” Tom Stocky, VP of Search at Facebook, said in a blog post. “When you search, […]

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    Strong Debate Helps Push Clinton Over Sanders in Iowa, Poll Finds

    WASHINGTON D.C.  — Hillary Clinton is building a lead over Bernie Sanders in Iowa with help from her debate performance, according to the results from a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday morning. Clinton holds support from 51% of likely Democratic caucus-goers, compared to 40% who would back Sanders. The results mirror a Bloomberg Politics/Des Moines […]

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    Cyclone Football Goes Virtual Reality For Recruiting

    AMES, Iowa- The Iowa State University Cyclones Football team has a new recruiting tool, which takes potential ISU students and team members into a Game Day experience at Jack Trice Stadium. Head Coach Paul Rhoads had heard about the use of virtual reality in sports training.  He had an idea, not so much for training, […]

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    Polson Found Guilty in Pleasant Hill Shootings

    DES MOINES, Iowa–After three full days of deliberation a jury has found Pete Polson guilty for his involvement in a Pleasant Hill shooting last November. Polson was charged with three counts of attempted murder as well as six other charges. Police say he went on a random shooting spree hitting two people and narrowly missing […]

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    Day Two of Polson Deliberations Result in Questions, No Decisions

    DES MOINES, Iowa — After two full days of deliberations the jury has yet to reach a decision in the attempted murder trial of Pete Polson. Polson is charged with three counts of attempted murder as well as six other charges including willful injury and drugs and weapons charges. Police say Polson went on a […]

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    Obama Again Delays Afghanistan Troop Drawdown

    WASHINGTON  D.C.  — President Barack Obama announced Thursday that U.S. forces will remain in Afghanistan at their current levels throughout much of 2016, marking yet another delay in the administration’s plans for completing its withdrawal from the 14-year conflict. Speaking at the White House, Obama highlighted U.S. gains in Afghanistan and noted that the Afghan […]