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  • PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 01:  Head coach Kirk Ferentz of the Iowa Hawkeyes runs into the locker room after the first half as his team trails the Stanford Cardinal in the 102nd Rose Bowl Game on January 1, 2016 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images)

    University of Iowa Rose Bowl Expense Totals Released

    IOWA CITY, Iowa — The Hawkeyes waited 25 years for a return trip to the Rose Bowl, and the University of Iowa spared no expense. The end result was not what the Hawkeyes were looking for, however, as they were blown out by Stanford, 45-16. Cardinal running back Christian McCaffrey dominated the game as he […]

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    What to Watch in New York’s Primary

    WASHINGTON  — Two presidential front-runners who both call New York home will try to put some distance between themselves and their opponents Tuesday and build momentum heading into the final contests. Donald Trump is looking for a big enough win to lock Ted Cruz and John Kasich out of New York’s 95 delegates. And Hillary […]

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    DOT Ranks Top 10 Intersections in Most Need of Improvement

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The downtown camera at 9th Street and Grand Avenue was originally just a red light camera, but police say they needed to do more. The intersection was ranked the third most dangerous in Des Moines last year with 18 reported crashes. “It’s not going to solve all the problems downtown, but […]

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    Reporter Pulls Man from Flood Waters as Heavy Rain Strikes Houston

      HOUSTON — A reporter rescued a man trying to escape his sinking car as historic flooding struck Houston on Monday. In the video, which has gone viral on KTRK-TV’s Facebook page, you can see a man crawling out of his vehicle and into the flooding on Studemont Street. ABC 13’s Sam Camion helps pull the man to safety. […]

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    Teacher Addresses ‘Touchy Subject’ After Several Recent Teen Suicides

    WEST DES MOINES — A Waukee High School teacher is addressing an issue many feel uncomfortable talking about – mental health and teen suicide. “You have to be willing to open up to the people around you, even if it’s just a little bit at a time,” says Sheena Grove. The 9th grade English teacher […]

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    Expert Says Sinkhole Scare is Definite Possibility in Two Iowa Counties

    DES MOINES, Iowa — A not-so-subtle reminder about a big part of Iowa’s past showed up last week. Imagine, you live in this Des Moines house and you go to bed one night. You hear a bunch of strange noises overnight, and when you wake up, you see the huge tree in your front yard […]

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    Potato Chip is Blessing in Disguise for Woman Diagnosed with Throat Cancer

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. — A Washington woman discovered she had a cancerous tumor in her left tonsil, and she says she has a potato chip to thank for saving her life. Kristine Moore loves Ruffles potato chips, so much so that she claims to have eaten them every day for the past 20 years. In February, she […]

  • Fertility rates have fallen worldwide over the last 50 years and chemicals found in everyday products are thought to be playing a role -- including those in your sunscreen.

    Evidence Mounts That Sunscreen Could Weaken Sperm

    Fertility rates have fallen worldwide over the last 50 years and chemicals found in everyday products are thought to be playing a role — including those in your sunscreen. Researchers at the University of Copenhagen found that filters commonly used in sunscreens to absorb ultraviolet light could affect male fertility by stopping sperm from functioning […]

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    Nearly Half of Americans Will Pay No Federal Income Tax – Here’s Why

    As you’re struggling to fill out your tax return, and wondering where the money will come from to send to the Internal Revenue Service, ever wonder how many of your neighbors aren’t paying taxes? Would you believe nearly half? That’s right: nearly half of American households won’t pay any federal income tax for 2015 legally. […]

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    Nearly Half of Americans Will Pay No Federal Income Tax – Here’s Why

    As you’re struggling to fill out your tax return, and wondering where the money will come from to send to the Internal Revenue Service, ever wonder how many of your neighbors aren’t paying taxes? Would you believe nearly half? That’s right: nearly half of American households won’t pay any federal income tax for 2015 legally. […]

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    Brothers Prank Sister into Believing There’s a Zombie Apocalypse After Wisdom Teeth Surgery

    LEESBURG, Va. — Their little sister is too afraid to watch the hit zombie television show The Walking Dead, so brothers Barrett and Cabot Phillips did what any good big brothers would do – they made little sister Millicent live through a zombie apocalypse. Barrett, 25, and Cabot, 22, told their 18-year-old sister Millicent they planned to […]

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    Ranked: The 18 Deadliest Weather Hazards in the U.S.

    Every season, a multitude of natural disasters hits the U.S. From mudslides to avalanches, these hazards cause millions of dollars in damage and affect families nationwide. Sadly, these disasters are often fatal. The World Meteorological Organization defines natural hazards as “severe and extreme weather and climate events that occur naturally in all parts of the […]