Win tickets to the Sesame Street Live! Can’t Stop Singing at Wells Fargo Arena May 2-4.

Big Ken & Colleen: On the Next Show

Grae Drake reviews the new Cameron Diaz movie…plus Comedienne Mo’Nique joins us in-studio at 7:20.

Weird News

yesterday in Weird

If he can’t go to prom with Miss America, he’ll go alone

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A Pennsylvania teen, suspended for asking Miss America to prom, has turned down offers from a reality TV star, Las Vegas "bunnies" and scores of young women on social media.

yesterday in Weird

Do you want fries with your truck fire?

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A tractor-trailer carrying 40,000 pounds of french fries catches fire. You're going to need a lot of ketchup.

Monday in Weird

Student suspended for asking Miss America to prom

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Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom.

Monday in Music, Weird

White House: ‘no comment’ on Justin Bieber deportation petition

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The troubled Canadian pop star is staying in America for now.

April 17, 2014 in National, Weird

Missing toddler found safe, playing in ‘claw crane’ machine

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A 3-year-old boy has been reunited with his mother after being found playing inside a coin-operated arcade game.

Lifestyle

yesterday in Lifestyle, World

Historic canonization of popes brings joy, controversy

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Two giants of Roman Catholicism will become saints on Sunday at an unprecedented twin canonization.

Wednesday in Lifestyle

Travel through time on Google maps

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Google is now offering trips down memory lane on its digital maps.

Tuesday in Lifestyle

Airlines rank lowest in traveler satisfaction

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Air carriers lag hotels and online travel agencies in customer satisfaction.

Monday in Lifestyle, National

Kraft recalls 96K pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs

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Just in time for cookout season, Kraft is recalling nearly 100,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer hotdogs.

Trending

yesterday in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Pinnacle base jump

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Two guys jump from the world's tallest building and it's terrifyingly cool.

News

yesterday in Entertainment

‘The Other Woman’ serves up revenge in comic female fantasy

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"The Other Woman" is a somewhat rare species - a comedy by women, about women and for women.

yesterday in Entertainment

Judd Apatow’s ‘Simpsons’ episode to air after 24 years

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The "Knocked Up" writer/director submitted a script in the 90s. Now it's finally being made.

yesterday in Music

Pharrell Williams releasing book today

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The "Happy" hitmaker is releasing a book but you can only read it online.

yesterday in Music

This baby looks like a tiny John Legend

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Baby John Legend is adorable, but we want to know, can he sing?

yesterday in Music

‘Hello Kitty’ video pulled from YouTube amid racism allegations

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Avril Lavigne is under fire amid allegations the video features racist stereotypes.

yesterday in Music

Chris Brown to stay in jail until June

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Chris Brown's latest bid for freedom has been denied.

yesterday in Entertainment

Lupita Nyong’o, Scarlett Johansson close to signing on for ‘Jungle Book’

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Idris Elba will voice the villainous tiger Shere Khan in the latest adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's adventure tale.

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Market to Market Relay Iowa

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75 miles, 17 exchange points, and a 7 person team. Watch the fun as runners travel from Jefferson to Des Moines, Saturday, May 10.

Central Iowa Expo BBQ, Cruise, and Brew

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Enjoy delicious food, live music, a car show, and much more! April 25-27.

National Junior High Finals Rodeo

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National Junior High Finals Rodeo take over the Iowa State Fairgrounds June 22nd – 28th.

Nitefall on the River Presented by Veridian Credit Union

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Find out which STAR artists are hitting the Nitefall stage this summer. Sponsored by Charles Gabus Ford.

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