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Des Moines man charged with OWI in fatal accident
A Des Moines man is now facing several charges in connection with a fatal accident. Des Moines police have charged 24-year-old Troy Lee Mure Junior with vehicular homicide by reckless driving, vehicular homicide by operating while intoxicated and first offense operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated. Police say Mure was behind the wheel Monday when […]Full Post...
ISU economist expects shopping season similar to last year
An Iowa State University economist says the signs are pointing to an average holiday season for retailers this year. Dave Swenson says all of the analysis he’s seen doesn’t predict any big swings in shopping. “Most people who are looking at the Iowa economy say it’s looking steady and a lot like last year,” Swenson […]Full Post...
Gas drops below the $2 mark in Iowa and other states
Gas prices are below $2 a gallon in many locations as Iowans prepare to hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. AAA Iowa spokesperson Rose White says motorists are thankful for pump prices that haven’t been seen in 7 years. “Approximately 42-million Americans are expected to take a road trip this Thanksgiving and drivers […]Full Post...
Senator Grassley says take global travel alert seriously
Many Iowans will be traveling across the state or across the country for Thanksgiving, but a few will be making international trips in the next week. The U.S. State Department is issuing a rare global travel alert due to increased terrorist threats. Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley says America’s intelligence community is keeping closely attuned to […]Full Post...
Iowa’s ‘Prince Farming’ is now ethanol pitchman
The Iowan nicknamed “Prince Farming” during his time on a reality TV show has stepped into the debate over the future of ethanol. “To protect something that’s really important to my family’s farming operation as well as thousands of others,” says Chris Soules, who was the star of “The Bachelor” last spring. This fall, he was a […]Full Post...
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Sip and Stroll // 12/11/2015
celebrating Veteran's Day. Double Rainbow spotted
at KQWC on Veteran's Day!