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Iowa Senate passes marijuana oil for epilepsy; goes to House


The Iowa Senate has passed a bill legalizing the use of a form of marijuana to treat chronic epilepsy. More>>

US proposes pay-for-priority Internet standards


The nation's top telecoms regulator is proposing to allow a pay-for-priority fast lane on the Internet for movies, music and other services to get to people's homes. More>>

All 5 GOP Senate candidates to debate Thurs. at 7 p.m. on IPTV


All five Republican seeking Iowa's U.S. Senate nomination will debate at Iowa Public Television's studios in suburban Des Moines. More>>

Waterloo Burger King robbed overnight


Waterloo Police are investigating an armed robbery at the Burger King located at 109 Jefferson Street. More>>

Former KWWL journalist speaks to Waterloo Schools Foundation


CNN producer Ben Bamsey, a former KWWL producer and reporter, delivered the keynote message Thursday morning at the Waterloo Schools Foundation Academic Excellence Breakfast. More>>

Facebook page created to help find Iowa's missing people


A Facebook page has been established to help document and hopefully aid in finding missing persons in Iowa. More>>

Senate bill would end dog racing in Council Bluffs, not Dubuque


A bill ending greyhound racing in Council Bluffs but allowing dog owners to operate a track in Dubuque has advanced to a full Senate committee. More>>

Mason City woman charged with felony arson in apartment fire


A 32-year-old Mason City woman is accused of setting a fire in an apartment building. More>>

Iowa man arrested for torturing, killing bald eagle


An Iowa man has been charged with torturing and killing a bald eagle. More>>

TONIGHT at 10: 'Field of Dreams' still a dream for Dyersville Video included


The iconic baseball movie 'Field of Dreams' premiered 25 years ago, in 1989, and the movie's popularity and success still bring people to Dyersville. More>>

Sumner man arrested after more than 60 horses found neglected Video included


Dozens of trailers were lined up along Usher Avenue in Sumner on Wednesday, ready to round up and transport more than sixty neglected horses. More>>

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  • Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Vermont ups the ante on genetically modified foods

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:34:54 GMT
    Vermont lawmakers have passed the country's first state bill to require the labeling of genetically modified foods as such, setting up a war between the behemoth U.S. food industry and an American public that...More >>
    Vermont has raised the stakes in the debate over genetically modified foods by becoming the first state to pass a bill requiring that they be labeled as such in the grocery aisle, making the move despite the opposition of...More >>
  • Company stopped from accepting abortion waste

    Company stopped from accepting abortion waste

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:34:33 GMT
    An Oregon county commission has ordered an incinerator to stop accepting boxed medical waste to generate electricity after learning the waste it's been burning may include tissue from aborted fetuses from...More >>
    County commissioners gave final approval Thursday to an order to stop an incinerator in Oregon from receiving medical waste until procedures are in place to ensure no fetal tissue is burned to generate power.More >>
  • Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Ukraine moves against insurgents in the east

    Thursday, April 24 2014 5:26 PM EDT2014-04-24 21:26:13 GMT
    Ukrainian Interior Minister Arsen Avakov says police have cleared the city hall in a southeastern city of pro-Russian protesters who had been occupying it for over a week.More >>
    Russia announced new military exercises Thursday involving ground and air forces near its border with Ukraine, swiftly responding to a Ukrainian operation to drive pro-Russia insurgents out of occupied buildings in the...More >>
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