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Rescue workers remember deadly fireworks explosion in car

Today, a memorial marks the spot where the explosion happened.

Churches discuss how same-sex marriage ruling impacts them

Thursday, the Episcopal Church announced it will permit weddings for same-sex couple.

Branstad takes action on 14 bills, vetoes $56M in school funding

The announcement came late Thursday afternoon.

Gray's Lake Park to reopen Friday thanks to volunteer help

The goal was to get the popular walking and running path back open for the holiday weekend.

More 'drugged' drivers hitting Iowa roads, officials say

Authorities said the problem is not just with illegal drugs.

Teen reports sexual abuse on airplane after landing in DM

Police were called to the Des Moines Airport on Wednesday night.

Fireworks displays in Iowa list for 2015

See towns, dates and times for fireworks displays across Iowa.

Major Ames road cut to just 2 lanes for 8-10 weeks

The work is scheduled to start next Monday.

Trainer talks baseball player's collapse, family provides update

Matt Shaver, 18, remains in a coma at a metro hospital.

Boil advisory lifted for Garden Grove

The advisory went into effect on Tuesday.

Preview of tonight's Yankee Doodle Pops

This is the 22nd year for the big event.

Whole Foods CEO: 'Straight up, we made some mistakes'

The apology was made in a YouTube video.

Do you recognize this man?

Police are asking for your help with this case ...

Man charged in fatal shooting at Iowa mall enters his plea

A former security guard is charged with killing a woman inside the mall.

New finding could restore sweet smell to roses

Many roses today have little fragrance.

New auto recall: Software prevents drivers from turning car off

This recall was just announced on Thursday.

Trooper recognized for hitting first ever in Iowa milestone

Trooper Marc Griggs is the first ever in Iowa to reach the milestone.

New baby just announced at Blank Park Zoo

The baby was born last Saturday.

Man charged in Ames armed home robbery, 2nd man sought

The case remains under investigation.

Teen baseball player hit by foul ball wins $1M lawsuit

The boy was in a dugout waiting for his turn at bat when he was hit.

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