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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>>

  • InternationalMore>>

  • Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

    Nigerians mark Easter amid mourning and fear

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 11:02:35 GMT
    Nigerians are marking Easter with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls.More >>
    With little to celebrate, Nigerians marked Easter Sunday with heightened security against a spreading Islamic uprising, mourning the deaths of at least 75 bomb blast victims and fearful of the fate of 85 abducted schoolgirls.More >>
  • Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

    Militants kill 14 Algerian soldiers in ambush

    Sunday, April 20 2014 7:02 AM EDT2014-04-20 11:02:33 GMT
    Algerian police and military officials said Islamist insurgents ambushed a military bus, killing at least 10 soldiers in the central Kabylie mountains.More >>
    Islamist insurgents ambushed an Algerian military convoy in the mountainous Kabylie region, killing 14 soldiers, the state news agency reported Sunday. The attack came two days after Algeria's presidential election.More >>
  • Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    Pope Francis, huge crowd joyously celebrate Easter

    Sunday, April 20 2014 6:42 AM EDT2014-04-20 10:42:43 GMT
    Pope Francis is celebrating Christianity's most joyous day, Easter Sunday, under sunny skies in St. Peter's Square.More >>
    Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so many Christians.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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