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Castration of Pigs to Pave Way for Iowa Senator [Video]

Castration of Pigs to Pave Way for Iowa Senator [Video]

Holy… pig? In possibly one of the funniest and oddest campaign videos ever produced, Iowa state legislator Joni Ernst refers to her days of slicing and dicing up “pork” on the farm as an attribute that will serve her well in the United States Senate. Ernst, apparently, has no qualms about depicting cute and cuddly […]

Wisconsin Missing Baby Found, Aunt Faces Kidnapping Charge

Wisconsin Missing Baby Found, Aunt Faces Kidnapping Charge

The Wisconsin baby that was reported missing on Thursday was found and reunited with his parents, but his aunt faces charges on kidnapping. Police located the baby on Friday outside, near a gas station. Despite in freezing temperatures that morning, he is in good condition and was released from the hospital. Brianna Marshall called 911 […]

Iowa Nursing Home Boots Out Navy Veteran

Iowa Nursing Home Boots Out Navy Veteran

Iowa evicted a disabled U.S. Navy veteran for not paying his bill.  The nursing home at the center of the dispute dropped the man at an apartment twenty miles away with no medication or food. John Chedester, 65 was dropped off November 1 at an apartment located 20 miles from the nursing home in Onawa, […]

Pig Virus Expands During Snowfall

Pig Virus Expands During Snowfall

Pig virus is back in the U.S. and swine veterinarians warn the authorities that the fatal disease expands during snowfall. The cold, wet weather helps the virus spread and 23 states have already been affected. After the first snowfall, new cases appeared and the current weather is speeding up the disease’s  pace. So far, over 2,000 […]

Iowa House Fire Claims Five Lives

Iowa House Fire Claims Five Lives

In Iowa a house fire claimed five victims. Fire crews recovered the bodies from the remains of the home that had been completely ruined by an early morning blaze on Friday, stated police authorities. The Fayette County Sheriff’s Office had an emergency 911 call come in around 3:40 a.m. about a home that was on […]

Huge Fireball Over Iowa Likely Meteor

Huge Fireball Over Iowa Likely Meteor

A very huge fireball in the Iowa skies awed and amazed several witnesses in Des Moines and across the U.S. Midwest. There were hundreds of reports received by the American Meteor Society (AMS), of a bright ball of fire streaking across the night sky. Experts agree that is very likely a meteor entering and burning […]

Father Called Police, Police Killed His Son

Father Called Police, Police Killed His Son

Tyler Comstock was working with his father, James, and took off in a company truck in rebellion after his father would not buy him a pack of cigarettes. James called the police, reporting the vehicle stolen in an attempt at parenting his unruly child. What started out as tough love from a father, though, resulted […]

Iowa Eliminates Abortion Access for Low-Income Women

Iowa Eliminates Abortion Access for Low-Income Women

Women’s reproductive rights and access to safe and legal abortions has been viewed as a threat to many U.S. politicians and law makers for years despite the Roe v. Wade ruling case in 1973 which gave a woman the right to decide if and when to abort a fetus. With states throughout the country that […]

Escapee Killed by Homeowner He Was Holding Captive

Escapee Killed by Homeowner He Was Holding Captive

An escaped convict was shot and killed Tuesday by the homeowner he had taken hostage. Rodney Long escaped from Clarinda Correctional Facility near Des Moines Iowa on Sunday. He had already shot one deputy by the time he came upon the Mauderly home. Jerome and Carolyn Mauderly, 71 and 66, were sleeping when Long entered […]

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