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  • Ragan, Upmeyer field questions at legislative forum in Clear Lake (AUDIO) March 24, 2017
    CLEAR LAKE — A standing-room only crowd back into the community room of Clear Lake Bank & Trust late this morning for a legislative forum featuring House Speaker Linda Upmeyer and Senate Minority Whip Amanda Ragan. Several topics were discussed during the event, including collective bargaining, water quality and the minimum wage. One of the
  • Unemployment down again in Iowa March 24, 2017
    DES MOINES — More Iowans went off the unemployment rolls in February as the rate dropped for the fifth straight month to three-point-two percent. Iowa Workforce Development spokesman, Cory Kelly, says the state is pushing toward full employment — but that number is not exactly known. “We’re having those discussions, as a matter of fact
  • Ag Secretary nominee questioned about budget March 24, 2017
    WASHINGTON — The Senate Agriculture Committee held a confirmation hearing Thursday for U.S. Ag Secretary nominee Sonny Perdue. Democrats on the panel have raised questions about the Trump Administration’s commitment to agriculture. Perdue said he did not have input into the administration’s proposed budget, which calls for a 21-percent cut at USDA, but the former
  • USDA remains vigilant after bird flu strain kills 140 people in China March 24, 2017
    DES MOINES — There have been -no- cases reported in Iowa, but a strain of bird flu that’s deadly to humans has already killed 140 people in China. The U-S-D-A’s head veterinarian, Dr. Jack Shere, says the agency is preparing to fight the strain should it be found here. Shere says it’s possible migrating wild
  • Food Bank of Iowa receives large gift from Nationwide Foundation March 24, 2017
    DES MOINES — The Nationwide Foundation announced a gift of one-and-a-half million dollars Thursday to the capital campaign of the Food Bank of Iowa. Michelle Book is the president of the Food Bank, which serves 55 counties in the state including north-central Iowa. “This is a big game changer, it’s a jump starter. It is
  • Inmate death at Cerro Gordo County Jail being investigated March 24, 2017
    MASON CITY — State authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the Cerro Gordo County Jail. The Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation says a man was found unresponsive in a detox cell at about 4:25 Thursday morning. According to the DCI’s written statement, jail staff attempted to perform life-saving measures and Mason City
  • Charles City Democrat Prichard to explore run for governor March 24, 2017
    CHARLES CITY — A north-central Iowa Democrat who’s a 42-year-old veteran of the Iraq War has formed an “exploratory committee” — his first step toward officially launching a campaign for governor. Todd Prichard of Charles City is currently in his fifth year as a state representative. “I’m discouraged with the focus of our legislative agenda
  • House panel to investigate DHS child welfare system March 24, 2017
    DES MOINES — Republican leaders in the Iowa House are launching an investigation “inspired by” the case of a central Iowa teen who died last October of starvation, but House Speaker Linda Upmeyer says they do not plan to ask direct questions that might jeopardize the criminal case against Natalie Finn’s adoptive mother and the
  • Republicans stick with minimum wage bill March 24, 2017
    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa Republican lawmakers are forging ahead with a bill prohibiting cities and counties from increasing the minimum wage, but House leaders say GOP legislators aren’t interested in raising the statewide wage. The House has approved a bill blocking local jurisdictions from approving minimum wages above the state level of $7.25
  • Senate Republicans pass own version of Voter ID bill March 24, 2017
    DES MOINES — Republicans in the Iowa Senate have put their own stamp on a “voter I-D” bill. The G-O-P senators have voted to shorten the “early” voting window in Iowa from 40 days down to 29. In addition, Senate Republicans want precinct workers to check a prospective voter’s signature on a driver’s license or

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  • "Sunday Morning" full episode 3/26 March 26, 2017
    Features include: Ted Koppel on the increasing polarization of politics in America; Faith Salie looks at the history of the comic book superheroine Wonder Woman; Martha Teichner profiles actor Danny DeVito, making his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller's "The Price"; Jim Axelrod hears from one of the most popular voices in sports broadcasting, Verne Lundquist; […]
  • Danny DeVito on Quentin Tarantino March 26, 2017
    In this web exclusive, actor Danny DeVito tells Martha Teichner how he came to be a producer on one of Quentin Tarantino's most acclaimed films.
  • Danny DeVito, the scene-stealer March 26, 2017
    The beloved TV and movie actor is now making his Broadway debut in Arthur Miller’s “The Price"
  • CBS Sports icon Verne Lundquist March 26, 2017
    In a 50-plus-year career, CBS Sports announcer Verne Lundquist has made some of the most memorable calls spanning a variety of sports, from football to figure skating. Lundquist talks with Jim Axelrod about some of the thrilling highlights of his career; about his life away from sports; and how he and his wife Nancy share […]
  • Danny DeVito, in and out of character March 26, 2017
    He's already a star of film and TV many times over. Now it's curtain up on Danny DeVito's latest and very different act, starring on Broadway in Arthur Miller's "The Price." Martha Teichner takes us backstage.
  • The enduring strength of Wonder Woman March 26, 2017
    The immortal comic book heroine’s real superpower is the power to inspire
  • Artist John McLaughlin’s long-overdue show March 26, 2017
    The post-war modernist painter gets a long-overdue retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art
  • Passage: In memoriam March 26, 2017
    "Sunday Morning" remembers newspaper columnist Jimmy Breslin, banker and philanthropist David Rockefeller, and "Gong Show" creator Chuck Barris.
  • Verne Lundquist: Calling the shots March 26, 2017
    The veteran CBS Sports announcer talks about his 50+ years behind the microphone - and about his non-sports passion
  • Calendar: Week of March 27 March 26, 2017
    From the American Diabetes Association's Alert Day to a new album by Bob Dylan, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.