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- Road to Iowa history OTTUMWA — The Iowa Department of Transportation librarian fielded a lot of questions in Wapello County this week. But he knew most people were thinking, "The DOT has a librarian?" Leighton Christiansen finds the books, essays and articles needed by e
When Black Friday madness takes a tragic turn
As Black Friday bleeds into Thanksgiving Day, the frenzy surrounding one of the busiest shopping days of the year has grown and, in some instances, led to violence or even deaths. Here is a look at some recent incidents that have marred one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
Judge denies McGinnis application
Judge Brad McCall filed an order denying convicted murderer Steven Dean McGinnis' application for post-conviction relief.
VIDEO: How to spice rub a Thanksgiving turkey
Martha Stewart and chef Tom Douglas prepare a flavorful Thanksgiving turkey with an easy homemade spice rub.
VIDEO: How to carve a Thanksgiving turkey
Evan Lobel of Lobel's joins Martha Stewart and actor Roger Bart and teaches how to properly carve a turkey.
VIDEO: Scary snowman prank strikes fear in shoppers
'The Scary Snowman Prank' returns for a third year to frighten people on the streets of Boston. Here's how one team of pranksters is turning the holiday season into something frightful.
Pedestrian hit by van in Centerville
A man was transported by air ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Des Moines after being struck by a van while crossing 18th Street in Centerville at approximately 6:13 p.m. Monday evening. According to Centerville Police Chief Tom Demry, Richard Brian Mas
Alcohol report shows variations for SE Iowa
OTTUMWA — There’s a wide variation in how much alcohol southeast Iowa residents consume, and what they drink doesn’t quite mirror state trends. The Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division released its annual report this week, showing continuing growth of a
VIDEO: Controversy and helium, a look at the Macy's parade
In November 1924, a small group of Macy's employees gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving in New York City and, unbeknownst to them, established a holiday tradition that would endure for decades to come.
Overlap with Thanksgiving prompts second look at Hanukkah
The extremely rare overlap of Thanksgiving and the first full day of Hanukkah has triggered a more deliberate look for many American Jews at a holiday that's not been considered particularly important.
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