VIRAL VIDEO: Rapping Doctor Gives Cast Care Tips April 16, 2014 at 2:23 pm

Proper cast care is an important part of the healing process once you’ve broken a bone. A military doctor got that point across in a unique way to a young patient of his — he busted out a rap.

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PAROLE BOARD: Murderer Could Be Freed at 2:01 pm

A convicted murderer could get out of prison Wednesday after 40 years behind bars. Rasberry Williams was sentenced to life in prison in 1974 for shooting and killing a man in Waterloo. Last year, Gov.

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FERRY SINKS: Hundreds Missing In Yellow Sea at 1:46 pm

(CNN) — Military dive teams worked the dark, cold waters of the Yellow Sea on Wednesday night in a desperate effort to find nearly 300 people who are missing after the ferry they were taking to a South Korean island resort sank with breathtaking speed. Officials said four people were known dead and 164 had been rescued after the sinking of the ferry Sewol off the southwest coast of South Korea. Another 292 people are missing, authorities said

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MORNING BUZZ: Did Things Just Get More Interesting? at 1:14 pm

Good Morning! I know I know!  It’s been a while.  I’ve actually started three of these

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AGRIBUSINESS: Cold Putting Off Planting at 11:06 am

According to State Climatologist Harry Hillaker, moderate to heavy rains fell across the southeast two-thirds of the state this weekend, along with snow in some places, dashing producer hopes of fieldwork this week.

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WARMER & WINDY: Light Rain this Evening at 9:54 am

Today will be warmer with highs reaching the lower 60s with partly cloudy skies. A Red Flag Warning will be in effect for central Iowa starting at noon until 6pm today because of a combination strong southerly winds gusting up 40 mph and low humidity. And a Wind Advisory for southern and central Iowa will go into effect at 10am and last until 6pm.

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ENCORE! ENCORE! Fans Applaud Civic Center’s New Season Lineup at 3:31 am

Leave it to the Civic Center. It’s really a night of basic information but they make a production out if it.

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OVERSIGHT UPDATE: Battle Over Transparency at 2:55 am

The chair of the Senate Oversight Committee is asking for more documents as part of its investigation into the use of confidential settlements. On Tuesday, Senator Janet Petersen requested, “any and all documents that constitute, reflect, evidence, or relate to the department of management’s approval of the reduction in force and reorganization plans.” Petersen says the request includes, “emails and private email accounts of department of management staff.” “We’re still waiting for documents and information.

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FERRY SINKING: Hundreds Of Students Aboard In South Korea at 2:37 am

(CNN) — A South Korean ship, with around 350 passengers on board, is sinking off the country’s southwestern coast, CNN affiliate YTN has reported. Among the passengers, around 320 were students who were traveling with several teachers to the resort island of Jeju. There are around 20 crew members on board

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GOP DEBATE: Sponsor, Senate Candidates Pull Out at 1:52 am

A Republican senate debate Wednesday night in Des Moines is now without its co-sponsor and two leading candidates in the race. Grand View College Republicans are hosting the debate on their campus.

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