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We’re Putting On More Weight

A year-end report from Iowa’s top public health official finds obesity among adult Iowans spiked in the past year, putting the state among the worst four states for obesity rates. Gerd Clabaugh,

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Year Ending Accidents

The last day of 2018 found one person dying on the state road, and others injured in three separate accidents. Melanie Thompson of Avoca died when here car left I-80 near the 97 mile marker,

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Changes in 2019

With the advent of 2019, the Iowa Department of Revenue says income tax cuts should help you save an average of 300 dollars during the year. New sales taxes will be applied to video streaming

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Be Careful This Morning…

...WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON CST TODAY... * WHAT...Mixed precipitation expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze expected.

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Fire Deaths Decrease

When it comes to fire deaths in the state this year, the number has gone down from 2017. Ron Humprey of the State Fire Marshall’s office says 38 people have died via fire in 2018, compared to 56

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Wells Fargo “Fees” To State

Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $575 million to settle claims that the bank violated consumer protection laws. Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says Iowa’s share of the settlement is $6.18

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Mason City School Audit

The State Auditor’s Office says a special investigative report of the Mason City Community School District shows more than two-point-two ($2.2) million dollars was not properly spent during an

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Careful Out There!

Here we are again…the weekend before New Year’s Eve. Folks making plans to say “see ya” to 2018 and to say, “bout time you’re here” to 2019. But the one thing you don’t want to

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