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Florida Governor Rick Scott: FBI Director needs to resign

Florida Governor Rick Scott: FBI Director needs to resign

PARKLAND, FLORIDA – Today, Governor Rick Scott made the following statement regarding the FBI’s admission that they failed to take action after receiving information on January 5, 2018, regarding “[Nikolas]…

Nancy Pelosi says President Trump is ‘desperate’ after Mueller’s indictment of Russians

Nancy Pelosi says President Trump is ‘desperate’ after Mueller’s indictment of Russians

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saying President Donald Trump is ‘desperate’ in calling a special investigation a hoax, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi issued this statement after Special Counsel Mueller released new…

FBI admits it was warned about Florida shooter’s murderous intentions

FBI admits it was warned about Florida shooter’s murderous intentions

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The FBI today admitted it was warned last month about the murderous intentions of Florida shooter Nikolas Cruz, who carried out his plans and killed 17 at…

Grand jury indicts thirteen Russians and three Russian companies for scheme to interfere in the United States political system

Grand jury indicts thirteen Russians and three Russian companies for scheme to interfere in the United States political system

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Justice announced that a grand jury in the District of Columbia today returned an indictment presented by the Special Counsel’s Office. The indictment charges…

Homeland Security says Democratic DACA bill “destroys ability” to enforce immigration laws and creates “mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens

Homeland Security says Democratic DACA bill “destroys ability” to enforce immigration laws and creates “mass amnesty for millions of illegal aliens

WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bill put forth by Democratic Senators Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.), Susan Collins (R-Maine), Mike Rounds (D-S.D.), and Angus King (I-Maine) would be bad news in the fight to…

McDonald’s scraps cheeseburgers from Happy Meals

McDonald’s scraps cheeseburgers from Happy Meals

OAK BROOK, LLINOIS – McDonald’s won’t be automatically offering cheeseburgers nor chocolate milk in Happy Meals anymore due to the overweight children who consume their food. Today, McDonald’s announced an expanded…

Florida teen guns down 17 at school after promises of violence

Florida teen guns down 17 at school after promises of violence

PARKLAND, FLORIDA – A 19-year-old Florida man who had reportedly been expelled from a high school went back there with his AR-15 rifle and killed 17 people Wednesday. In what…

Homeland Security responds to NBC news coverage of Russian election hacking

Homeland Security responds to NBC news coverage of Russian election hacking

WASHINGTON – NBC News recently reported that a top U.S. official told them that Russians penetrated U.S. voter systems, and now the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says NBC “has…

Feds propose new rule that would allow restaurants to keep tips earned by servers, to cover minimum wages

Feds propose new rule that would allow restaurants to keep tips earned by servers, to cover minimum wages

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Department of Labor is proposing a new rule that would allow restaurants to keep tips earned by servers, to cover minimum wages. The new regulation, provides…

Minnesota school district drops literary classics over use of the “n-word”

Minnesota school district drops literary classics over use of the “n-word”

DULUTH, MINNESOTA – Two literary classics have been ousted as required reading in the Duluth, Minnesota school district after prodding by the local NAACP chapter because the books contain the…

Illegal alien who struck and killed NFL player and his driver faces federal immigration charges

Illegal alien who struck and killed NFL player and his driver faces federal immigration charges

INDIANAPOLIS — A previously deported citizen of Guatemala, who was arrested this month for being involved in a fatal car accident that killed an NFL player and another man, was…

Fatal deer disease confirmed in Wayne County – first case in wild deer outside northeast Iowa

Fatal deer disease confirmed in Wayne County – first case in wild deer outside northeast Iowa

WAYNE COUNTY, IOWA – A hunter harvested adult doe taken in southeast Wayne County during the first shotgun deer season has tested positive for the presence of chronic wasting disease…

Globe Gazette to fire as many as 12 employees, admits $2 million used printer is worthless

Globe Gazette to fire as many as 12 employees, admits $2 million used printer is worthless

MASON CITY – The geniuses that call the business shots at the Globe Gazette in Mason City are firing as many as 12 employees due to the failure of the…

ISIS supporter sent to prison for attacking federal agent with knife

ISIS supporter sent to prison for attacking federal agent with knife

NEW YORK – An ISIS terrorist supporter who was armed with a knife and attacked a federal officer who was performing physical surveillance on him has been sentenced to 18…

Border patrol agent accused of child porn crimes

Border patrol agent accused of child porn crimes

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – A U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officer charged with advertising, receiving, distributing and possessing child pornography was arrested today at his place of residence.…

Vice President Pence announces “toughest” ever sanctions on North Korea

Vice President Pence announces “toughest” ever sanctions on North Korea

JAPAN – Today in Japan, Vice President Mike Pence announced “toughest and most aggressive round of economic sanctions on North Korea ever” as a deterrence to the missile threat posed…

Wells Fargo again demonstrates it rips off Americans and is punished by federal government

Wells Fargo again demonstrates it rips off Americans and is punished by federal government

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Wells Fargo, a banking company with $2 trillion in assets, allegedly continues to rip-off Americans and therefore has been punished again by the federal government. Responding to…

Memo, declassified by President Trump, claims bias against Republicans

Memo, declassified by President Trump, claims bias against Republicans

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Republicans in Congress today released a controversial memo, declassified by President Donald Trump, that claims the FBI was biased and abused surveillance powers in its investigations of…

Iowa man dead from fall down steps, state investigation reveals

Iowa man dead from fall down steps, state investigation reveals

BURLINGTON – An Iowa man has died from blunt force trauma from falling down a flight of stairs, state officials say, before he was reported missing. On January 12, 2018,…

Federal law enforcement announces “surge” against pharmacies and prescribers who dispense drugs illegally

Federal law enforcement announces “surge” against pharmacies and prescribers who dispense drugs illegally

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced this week that, over the next 45 days, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will surge Special Agents, Diversion Investigators, and Intelligence Research…

Is Iowa Really the Video Gaming Capital of The World?

Is Iowa Really the Video Gaming Capital of The World?

In the sleepy town of Ottumwa, Iowa, there has been a push by residents to be officially hailed as the video gaming capital of the world. Loads of video games…

Deceased person found in burned out car on rural Iowa dirt road

Deceased person found in burned out car on rural Iowa dirt road

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Wrong-way driver on interstate highway in Cedar Rapids claims two lives in crash

Wrong-way driver on interstate highway in Cedar Rapids claims two lives in crash

CEDAR RAPIDS – Two people are dead after a man got on an interstate highway in Cedar Rapids and traveled the wrong way. The Cedar Rapids Police Department received multiple…

President Trump declines to enforce sanctions on Russia

President Trump declines to enforce sanctions on Russia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Trump will not enforce sanctions on Russia that were approved by Congress last year. Through a State Department spokesperson, the Trump Administration says the bill that…

Woman found dead at Waterloo cemetery; police investigating

Woman found dead at Waterloo cemetery; police investigating

WATERLOO – Police in Waterloo are investigating a suspicious death after a woman was found dead in a cemetery. On Friday, January 26th, 2018 at approximately 3:23 PM, Waterloo Police…

Texas man caught with glocks and meth for sale in Iowa sent to prison

Texas man caught with glocks and meth for sale in Iowa sent to prison

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U.S. slaps new sanctions on those supporting North Korean regime

U.S. slaps new sanctions on those supporting North Korean regime

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) today sanctioned nine entities, 16 individuals, and six vessels in response to North Korea’s ongoing development…

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “Trump promised to end ‘American carnage.’ Promise delivered.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions: “Trump promised to end ‘American carnage.’ Promise delivered.”

Attorney General Jeff Sessions USA Today January 23, 2018 When President Trump was inaugurated, he made the American people a promise: “This American carnage stops right here and stops right…

Restaurant settles with Justice Department after allegedly humiliating veteran and his service dog

Restaurant settles with Justice Department after allegedly humiliating veteran and his service dog

WESTFIELD, NEW YORK – A restaurant has settled with the U.S. Justice Department after allegedly humiliating a veteran and his service dog by physically blocking their entrance into a dining…

Opioid addicts in rural areas can now get “maintenance drug” from nurse practitioners and physician assistants after deregulatory move by feds

Opioid addicts in rural areas can now get “maintenance drug” from nurse practitioners and physician assistants after deregulatory move by feds

WASHINGTON – The United States Drug Enforcement Administration today announced a deregulatory measure that will make it easier for residents of underserved areas to receive treatment for opioid addiction. As…

Grassley and Ernst issue statements after Congress votes to re-open federal government

Grassley and Ernst issue statements after Congress votes to re-open federal government

WASHINGTON – Congress passed a bill today to fund the government through February 8. A 17-day extension of federal government operation passed the Senate 81-18 (60 votes required) and the…

McConnell: Day one of Senate Democrats’ government shutdown

McConnell: Day one of Senate Democrats’ government shutdown

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) delivered the following remarks today on the Senate floor regarding the Senate Democrats’ vote to shut down the government: “Well…

Federal Government shuts down after budget impasse

Federal Government shuts down after budget impasse

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The federal government shut down at midnight Friday after Congress and President Trump failed to reach a deal on a budget. The government shut down exactly one…

Iowa’s leading LGBTQ group questions formation of HHS conscience and religious freedom division

Iowa’s leading LGBTQ group questions formation of HHS conscience and religious freedom division

DES MOINES – This week, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced the formation of a new Conscience and Religious Freedom Division in the HHS Office for…

New rules from USDA would allow hog slaughter lines to speed up, with fewer online inspectors

New rules from USDA would allow hog slaughter lines to speed up, with fewer online inspectors

DES MOINES – Iowa has 20 million or so hogs, and slaughtering them might speed up under new rules proposed today by the federal government. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s…

Iowa State Penitentiary inmate attacks staff with closed fists

Iowa State Penitentiary inmate attacks staff with closed fists

FORT MADISON – A staff member was assaulted by an inmate at the Iowa State Penitentiary in Fort Madison, IA at approximately 2:45 p.m. Thursday afternoon. The staff member, a…

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson announces plan to boycott President Trump’s first State of the Union Address

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson announces plan to boycott President Trump’s first State of the Union Address

WASHINGTON, D.C. Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement on w4 she will not attend President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union address: “For the first time since…

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services once again accepting applications for deferred action under DACA

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services once again accepting applications for deferred action under DACA

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it is once again accepting applications for deferred action under DACA. Deferred action is a discretionary determination to defer a removal action…

Man in custody after shooting at police and others at Iowa rest stop and gas station on New Year’s Day

Man in custody after shooting at police and others at Iowa rest stop and gas station on New Year’s Day

DES MOINES – An arrest has been made after a man opened fire New Year’s Day at an Iowa rest area and then a gas station. Iowa State Patrol Troopers…

Steve King says tougher US-Mexico border enforcement will curb Iowa’s opioid abuse

Steve King says tougher US-Mexico border enforcement will curb Iowa’s opioid abuse

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Congressman Steve King, a leading border security advocate, announces that he has been invited by President Trump to participate in the White House bill signing ceremony for HR…

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