CLIVE, Iowa — The state law that bans texting while driving and makes it a primary offense has been in effect since July 1st, but apparently, not everyone got the memo. Marnie Combe says she tries not to hold her phone up to where it’s visible when she...
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DES MOINES, Iowa  —  A Des Moines woman was awoken by what she thought was a clap of thunder early Thursday morning.  It turns out she was wrong. Becky McCabe says she woke up at exactly 3:06am on Thursday by a loud sound.  She looked out the window and...
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DES MOINES, Iowa — While it seems almost trivial to bring up ruined vacation plans compared to fatal hurricanes, it’s actually adding insult to injury for many of the Caribbean island nations. “I’ve been doing this since the mid-80s, and I know we’ve had...
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POLK CITY, Iowa –What started out as a little bump on a five year-old’s check turned into something much more serious. Her parents want to share their story to raise awareness about how life changing the diagnosis can be. Harper Stribe started her summer...
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GRINNELL, Iowa  —  Grinnell-Newburg Elementary School is about to open a window to the past. This week the school removed a time capsule hidden in their building 100 years ago when it was built.  A committee was recently planning a centennial celebration...
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PERRY, Iowa  —  A Perry bank is doing more to help prospective homeowners buy a house than just offering a loan.  They’re giving away money and picking up paint brushes and hammers to make those dreams come true. On Thursday Raccoon Valley Bank donated...
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DES MOINES, Iowa  —  The latest drought report for the state of Iowa shows the problems are shifting in northern Iowa, and staying the same in southern Iowa. Earlier this summer northeast Iowa was the only area in the the state not feeling drought...
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OSKALOOSA, Iowa — Forest Cemetery is usually a pretty peaceful place. It’s quiet and very serene. But over the last few weeks it’s been anything but that. “Disturbing. Disgusting. Disturbing and kind of heart breaking,” said Gordon Anderson, Forest...
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ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A clerk at a gas station in New Mexico was suspended for two weeks for shooting a man who pointed a gun at her during an attempted robbery, according to KOAT. Jennifer Wertz was working at the Circle K store on Monday when a man ran...
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The new Apple Watch goes on sale on Friday, but it already has Apple scrambling to fix a major glitch. Apple on Wednesday confirmed the new Apple Watch Series 3 is having problems connecting to LTE networks. “We have discovered that when Apple Watch...
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Derbyshire, U.K. — Weddings are expensive and many couples have trouble paying for everything before the big day arrives. So, one couple in England decided to cut costs and ask their guests to cover some of the wedding expenses. Ben Farina and Clare...
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ADEL, Iowa — A West Des Moines man has changed his plea to guilty in a sexual abuse case involving a child. Twenty-two-year-old Jesse Taggart entered a guilty plea last week to one count of lascivious acts with a child, a Class C felony. He had...
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PHILADELPHIA — A woman shown on video screaming at a veteran who brought his service dog inside a Delaware restaurant is now telling her side of the story, according to WTXF. In the video, Ciara Miller is upset about a veteran’s service dog being allowed...
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It came down to the Battle of the Preteens on Wednesday’s finale of “America’s Got Talent.” In the end, Darci Lynne Farmer, a 12-year-old singing ventriloquist, won season 12 over singer Angelica Hale, who’s 10. Farmer promptly burst into tears as she...
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PERRY, Iowa – A Habitat for Humanity project in Perry is getting a boost Thursday from a local bank. The Raccoon Valley Bank is donating $15,000 to the Dallas County Habitat for Humanity. The money will go toward building a home for a low-income family....
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DES MOINES, Iowa – Flu season is right around the corner and doctors are suggesting to get the vaccine by the end of September. The peak time people get the flu is around January and February, but experts can see cases as early as October. Polk County...
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