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    Abram’s Story: ‘Cannabis Oil Changed My Son’s Life’

    DALLAS CENTER, Iowa — Abram Miller, 3, started suffering seizures when he was just a baby.  At first, they were mild but increased in frequency and severity. “Right before his first birthday, he started having spells, where he would be just fine then all of a sudden just not be home at all. Things started […]

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    Blame Game Starts After Legislators Pour Cold Water on Governor’s Plan

    DES MOINES, Iowa — All wet? Drowning in failure? Offer your own water analogy about what we just witnessed in the Iowa legislative session that ended Friday night when it comes to improving waterways in Iowa. No matter what you choose, the result is the same: Iowa’s governor and legislative leaders all said they wanted […]

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    Expert: Iowa is Better Prepared for ‘Worst animal health emergencies in national history’

    More than 30 million chickens and turkeys had to be destroyed due to the avian flu last year. For the most part, the avian flu has disappeared. Bird production is back up and egg prices are back down. Katie Nola is the Director of Consumer Affairs for the Iowa Egg Council and Iowa Poultry Association. […]

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    Few Local Winners at 107th Drake Relays

    DES MOINES, Iowa — The 107th running of the Drake Relays saw weather that no one likes to run in. There was plenty of wind and rain, in addition to very few local winners. Channel 13’s John Sears runs through the notable results in the video above, and you can also view the full list […]

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    Mom Did CrossFit Until the Day Before she Delivered her Baby

    PROVO, Utah – Pregnancy can make you sick, slow you down or even leave you bedridden. But some women aren’t letting a baby on the way get in the way of their daily CrossFit routine – lifting for two all the way up until the day they deliver. It’s 9 a.m, and the day is […]

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    White House Correspondents’ Dinner: Obama vs. Trump the Sequel?

    WASHINGTON — He’s a real estate mogul, a reality show pioneer and now a political phenom on his way to becoming the Republican presidential nominee. And that success sets Donald Trump up for a different role on Saturday night: punch line. As President Barack Obama polishes his annual — and final — tart-tongued stand-up riff […]

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    Lead Contamination Results Are In, One Des Moines School Tests Positive

    DES MOINES, Iowa –When the Des Moines Public School District began testing its buildings for lead, it anticipated some of them would have lead-contaminated water. Results released Friday proved officials right. Nearly 800 water samples were taken earlier this month, only one came back with a high level of lead: Wright Elementary School. Water experts say […]

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    DOT: Waukee Interchange Designed for Driver Safety

    WAUKEE, Iowa — The results of the investigation of the fatal car crash involving two Des Moines police officers and two civilians were released Wednesday. Police say Ben Beary entered onto Interstate 80 heading the wrong way from the Grand Prairie Parkway interchange in Waukee. Moments later he crashed into a police squad car head-on. […]

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    Source: Prince Had Opioid Medication on Him At Time Of Death

    Authorities investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on him and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN. The pills are commonly used to treat pain, and investigators have brought in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help with the case, the source said Wednesday. Investigators believe a […]

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    Bill Could Help Attract, Retain Millennials in Iowa

    DES MOINES, Iowa  — Gov. Terry Branstad could make a move Thursday to make the state more attractive to a specific part of the population. Wednesday lawmakers approved a bill that aims to bring more millennials to Iowa. The bill would establish a board to focus on tailoring tourism attractions to people born in the […]

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    Source: Prince Had Opioid Medication On Him At Time Of Death

    Authorities who are investigating the death of music legend Prince found prescription opioid medication on his person and in his Minnesota home, a law enforcement official told CNN on Wednesday. The pills are commonly used to treat pain, and investigators have brought in the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to help with the case, the source […]

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    Would You Sacrifice Privacy for a Lower Auto Insurance Bill?

    DES MOINES, Iowa — More than 400 insurance providers from around the world are in Des Moines Wednesday for the third annual Global Insurance Symposium. It’s fitting such a large event is happening in Des Moines – according to the Iowa Insurance Division, the insurance industry creates about 100,000 jobs in the state of Iowa, […]