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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

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>>

  • NationalMore>>

  • In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    In Disney's shadow, homeless families struggle

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:25:14 GMT
    When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell...More >>
    When they moved from Georgia to the theme park playground of central Florida four years ago, Anthony and Candice Johnson found work at a barbecue restaurant and a 7-Eleven. Their combined salaries nevertheless fell short...More >>
  • Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

    Small Wyoming town evacuated after gas explosion

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:34:36 GMT
    A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.More >>
    A small town in southwest Wyoming was evacuated Wednesday after an explosion and fire at a natural gas processing facility and major national pipeline hub. There were no reports of injuries.More >>
  • Homeowner: 2 teens shot were 'vermin,' not human

    Homeowner: 2 teens shot were 'vermin,' not human

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 11:34 PM EDT2014-04-24 03:34:33 GMT
    Jurors listened Wednesday as a man called two teenagers who broke into his central Minnesota home "vermin" on an audio recording shortly after fatally shooting them.More >>
    A Minnesota man who killed two teenagers who broke into his home can be heard on an audio recording talking to himself for hours after the shooting and at one point, apparently describing the slain teens as "vermin."More >>
  • InternationalMore>>

  • Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute

    Obama calls for peaceful end to island dispute

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:34:38 GMT
    President Barack Obama is opening a four-country visit to the Asia-Pacific region in Japan, but the West's dispute with Russia over Ukraine is looming.More >>
    President Barack Obama said Thursday that he wants to see a dispute between China and Japan over islands in the East China Sea resolved peacefully, while affirming that America's mutual security treaty with Japan...More >>
  • Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis

    Top Nepal officials fly to Everest to end crisis

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:25:03 GMT
    Top tourism officials in Nepal are on their way to Mount Everest's base camp to negotiate with Sherpas who want to abandon the climbing season after an avalanche killed 16 of the mountain guides.More >>
    Top tourism officials in Nepal are on their way to Mount Everest's base camp to negotiate with Sherpas who want to abandon the climbing season after an avalanche killed 16 of the mountain guides.More >>
  • Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

    Costa Rica is demanding US explain 'Cuban Twitter'

    Thursday, April 24 2014 12:05 AM EDT2014-04-24 04:05:02 GMT
    The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite...More >>
    The Costa Rican government says it's still waiting for the Obama administration to explain why it launched the secret "Cuban Twitter" network from inside the Central American nation's borders despite warnings in...More >>
  • ProgrammingMore>>

  • 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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