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Drivers Await Mile Long Bridge Detour

The Mile Long Bridge over Saylorville Lake will close down Monday morning. More>>

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Iowans Remember The Younkers Building

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In the hours following the fire at the Younkers building in downtown Des Moines, Iowans were looking back on their memories of the building. More>>

Tough Loss For Cyclone Fans

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Cyclone fans packed restaurants, bars and gathered around TV's to catch what they hoped to be the game sending ISU to the Elite Eight. More>>

McDonald's Rewards Teacher Who Dieted

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McDonald's presented Colo–Nesco High School with a check for $10,000 dollars because of teacher's weight loss.
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Lottery Winners' Grocery Store Opening Mid-April Video included

When Brian and Mary Lohse of Bondurant won $202 million in the Powerball Lottery in 2012, they decided to give back. More>>

Des Moines Human Rights Commission Making Improvements

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Des Moines city council said that information was misinterpreted when it comes to the fate of the Des Moines Human Rights Commission. More>>

Iowan Offers Relief in Washington Video included

Mary Dooley will leave her Albion, Iowa home Friday. More>>

WE ARE IOWA: Drake President Talks Retirement, Accomplishments

After leading Drake University for more than a decade, President David Maxwell is calling it a career. More>>

Braley's Comments Caused Little Issues For Iowans

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Many Iowa farmers were not offended by Rep. Bruce Braley's comments and political analyst says it will most likely not be a "game changer."  More>>

Carlisle Installs Prescription Drug Dropbox

In the wrong hands, prescription drugs can do a lot of damage. More>>

Cost of Being A Cyclone Fan

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For Iowa State fans that plan on traveling to Friday night's Sweet Sixteen game, they could pay up to $1,300 for their tickets.  More>>

Urban Chickens Take Off In Iowa

Cities look at ordinances for backyard chickens. More>>

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  • Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Avalanche sweeps down Everest, killing at least 12

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:32:48 GMT
    An avalanche swept the slopes of Mount Everest on Friday along a route used to ascend the world's highest peak, killing at least six Nepalese guides and leaving nine more missing, officials said.More >>
    Rescuers were searching through piles of snow and ice on the slopes of Mount Everest on Saturday for four Sherpa guides who were buried by an avalanche that killed 12 other Nepalese guides in the deadliest disaster on the...More >>
  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

    Gabriel Garcia Marquez hailed as literary giant

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:32 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:32:10 GMT
    His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions,...More >>
    His death mourned around the globe, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is being hailed as a giant of modern literature, a writer of intoxicating novels and short stories that illuminated Latin America's passions, superstition,...More >>
  • Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Chinese relatives pray over lost Malaysian plane

    Friday, April 18 2014 11:11 PM EDT2014-04-19 03:11:40 GMT
    Six weeks into the extensive search for the lost Malaysia Airlines plane without so much as a piece of debris yet found, several Chinese relatives met Friday to pray for spouses who never came home, while begging...More >>
    A robotic submarine has finished its sixth trip to the bottom of the Indian Ocean in the hunt for wreckage from the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, six weeks after the aircraft mysteriously disappeared, the search...More >>
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  • Weekdays at 9am

    Bethenny

    Bethenny

    Now, Bethenny Frankel brings her distinctive voice and candid point of view to daytime television this fall on "Bethenny, weekdays at 9am on ABC5.
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    Bethenny Frankel brings her distinctive voice and candid point of view to daytime television this fall on "Bethenny, weekdays at 9am on ABC5.
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  • Weekdays at 2pm

    Steve Harvey Show

    Steve Harvey Show

    Steve Harvey is on ABC5 at 2:00pm Monday - Friday to share his unique brand of comedy in a hour long talk show.More >>
    "Steve Harvey" is a one-hour daytime show hosted by TV personality, comedian, radio show host and best-selling author, Steve Harvey.More >>
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