delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:36:44 +0000 Monthly Unemployment Rate Down from a Year Ago Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:53:13 +0000 Iowa Unemployment Rate Increases to 4.5 Percent in March Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:39:37 +0000 Iowa Falls man shot after allegedly exiting building with weapons, bullet proof vest Sat, 19 Apr 2014 10:22:17 +0000 Morning Jolt: Evacuation order came too late for many on sinking ferry Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:51:37 +0000 In the news

An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea's southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were trying to stabilize the vessel after it started to list amid confusion and chaos, a crew member said Thursday.

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Chelsea Clinton says she and her husband are expecting their first child later this year. The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced at a Clinton Foundation event in New York that she and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, are "very excited" to be having their first child later this year. The former first lady says she's "really excited" about becoming a grandmother and it makes the work of [...]]]> Bruning Issues Consumer Alert: Avoid Third-Party Websites Charging Fees for Government Services Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:31:58 +0000 Today in the News: Search continues for those missing from ferry disaster Fri, 18 Apr 2014 10:50:59 +0000 News to know

Some 160 coast guard and navy divers searched for survivors inside the wreckage of a ferry that sank off of South Korea this morning. Cho Man-yong, a coast guard spokesman, said 16 divers approached the ferry Wednesday night but failed to get inside because the current was too strong. He said the water was very muddy and visibility [...]]]> Century-old Sod Wall Highlight for Researchers, Students of pioneers, plants, bugs and more Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:21:14 +0000 Monthly traffic toll: 18 killed on Nebraska roadways in March Wed, 16 Apr 2014 09:21:38 +0000 Morning Jolt: 292 missing in South Korea ferry disaster Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:58:31 +0000 A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea's southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing despite a frantic, hours-long rescue by dozens of ships and helicopters. At least four people were confirmed dead and 55 injured. The high number of people unaccounted for — likely trapped in the ship or floating in the ocean — raised fears that the death toll could rise drastically, making it one [...]]]> Today in the News: Sub dives again in search of missing plane Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

A robotic submarine looking for the lost Malaysian jet began its second mission Tuesday after cutting short its first because the ocean waters where it was sent were too deep, officials said. Monday's planned 16-hour search lasted just six and none of the data collected by the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 submarine [...]]]> Boston Marathon bombing: One year later, a city still heals, runs Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:02:07 +0000 Cambridge, Iowa, woman murdered; husband in home with body for four days Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:40:07 +0000 Profile America Facts for Features -- Earth Day: April 22, 2014 Tue, 15 Apr 2014 09:16:09 +0000 Morning Jolt: Deep water thwarts first search for missing airplane Tue, 15 Apr 2014 08:54:20 +0000 In the news

A robotic submarine hunting for the missing Malaysian jet aborted its first mission after only six hours, surfacing with no new clues when it exceeded its maximum depth along the floor of the Indian Ocean, officials said Tuesday. Search crews sent the U.S. Navy's Bluefin 21 into the depths Monday to begin scouring the seabed for the missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 after failing for six days to detect any new signals believed to be coming from its black [...]]]> Today in the News: Lunar eclipse 'blood moon' to appear overnight Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:00:00 +0000 News to know

A total lunar eclipse in the early morning will turn the moon into a "blood moon," according to NASA. The eclipse begins around 2 a.m. EDT, and the moon will turn a reddish orange color around 3 a.m. and stay that way for about an hour. This is the first of four blood moons the U.S. will see over the next year and a half, a rarity, as some periods of [...]]]> Details released on gunfire exchange between officer and suspect; autopsy shows suspect shot self Mon, 14 Apr 2014 14:31:18 +0000 Residual resentment over 2011 drives many to Corps meeting Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:29:02 +0000 Sandy Parmenter, News-Press Shot fired into Hamburg home Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:15:26 +0000 DEAD FISH FOUND AFTER AMMONIA TANKS FALL INTO CREEK Sun, 13 Apr 2014 08:09:33 +0000 delivers up-to-the-minute news and information on the latest top stories, weather, entertainment, politics and more. Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:36:44 +0000