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South Tama Elementary recognized for "Breaking Barriers"
DES MOINES Six schools from across the state were honored by the State Board of Education today for significant progress in closing gaps in student achievement.
Hays Daily News
Carl and Betty Schechinger
Carl and Betty Schechinger, Hutchinson, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Nov. 16, 2013, with a family celebration at the home of their daughter and son-in-law in Hays.
AARP Explaining Confusion Over Medicare, Affordable Care Act
For those 65 and older, and on Medicare, the battle with Obamacare and a balky website shouldn't matter.
The Des Moines Register
Obamacare: You might qualify for a subsidy because there's no asset test
The good news for many middle-age adults is that they could qualify for new government subsidies to help pay for insurance purchased on the public marketplace.
Life of 'Pie': Writer finds poetry in fruit of her labor
Kate Lebo, who runs the Seattle-based Pie School, is on tour promoting her new book, 'A Commonplace Book of Pie.'
WHO-TV Des Moines
Bucket List: Nursing Home Fulfilling Dreams
Nearly 32,000 Iowans live in nearly 450 nursing homes. While it's the last place most of those people will ever call "home," it's the beginning of an adventure for many of the residents at St. Anthony Nursing Home in Carroll.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
Why Are Pig Farmers Still Using Growth-Promoting Drugs?
It's one of the most controversial practices in agriculture: Feeding small amounts of antibiotics to animals in order to make them grow faster.