State News with Radio Iowa

Off to it’s best start since 2006 the 23rd ranked St. Ambrose football team is getting ready for a Mid-States Football Association Midwest League showdown at home against 22nd ranked St. Francis of Illinois. The Fighting Bees are 4-0 after last week’s victory over Trinity International. “Anytime you start the season 4-0 the guys are […]
A group based in Washington, D.C. is launching an effort in Iowa today to urge the presidential candidates to make chronic diseases the focus of their health care proposals. Candace DeMatteis with the Partnership to Fight Chronic Disease says problems such as diabetes, asthma and heart disease are accounting for roughly 86 percent of the […]
You can’t watch pro football games this season or go online without being flooded with ads promoting fantasy football gambling sites. One sites promises a $75 million payout to winners every week. Roxann Smith of the Jackson Recovery Centers in Sioux City says the ads talk about the big payouts for gambling, but don’t tell […]
A 34-year-old Newton man accused of having a year long on-line relationship with a 16-year-old West Virginia girl is going to prison. Eric Carter was arrested in Bluefield West Virginia last November, after he spent at least four days with the girl at a motel. He was arrested after the 16-year-old got into an argument […]
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush says the nation’s problems will never get solved unless there’s a culture change in Washington — and to create that culture, Bush suggests style matters. “I’ll do it in a way that I guess is like ‘Iowa Nice’. I’ll do it with civility,” Bush says. Polls show that more than […]