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  1. The NFL is trying to hire more womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 30 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Its latest push is the league's first job fair specifically for women, planned for Orlando, Florida, just before the Super Bowl. A 2013 study commissioned by the NFL found women make up 45 percent of its fan base and 33 percent of its TV viewers.


  2. Tip-Off tournament moved from Puerto Rico to FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 27 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The 2016 Puerto Rico Tip-Off college basketball tournament is moving out of the island due to concerns about the Zika virus, according to multiple reports. The eight-team tournament will instead take place at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex near Orlando, Fla.


  3. Crowd turns its back on Clinton for group selfieRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 26 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    At a recent campaign event, Hillary Clinton climbed on a box to address a room packed with young people. But instead of facing the Democratic presidential nominee, the audience turned their backs on her en masse.


  4. WWE's push into China: Will pro wrestling fly or flop?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    With a flash of a smile Wang Bin will charm you. With a furrowed brow he'll have you fearing for your life.


  5. Orlando Pulse shooting: Last patient leaves hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The last remaining patient from the Pulse nightclub massacre has been discharged from Orlando Regional Medical Center, according to a series of tweets on Orlando Health's verified account. The medical center treated 35 patients from the shooting and surgeons performed 76 operations on the victims, Orlando Health said.


  6. Orlando hospitals won't bill survivors of Pulse nightclub shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    After a gunman killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub in June, survivors of the massacre faced a new nightmare: mounting medical bills. Orlando Health and Florida Hospital hope to provide some relief to the survivors, and say they will not bill victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting.


  7. Orlando wants to buy Pulse nightclub, turn into memorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The city of Orlando is discussing with the owners of the Pulse nightclub the possibility of buying the property and turning the site of the deadliest massacre in modern U.S. history into a memorial, spokeswomen for both parties said Wednesday. Barbara Poma and Mayor Buddy Dyer spoke about the possibility a few weeks ago, Sara Brady, a spokeswoman for Poma told CNN.


  8. FBI: Success against ISIS means more terrorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Speaking to a cybersecurity conference at Fordham University Wednesday, Comey predicted that eventually crushing ISIS in its self-proclaimed caliphate in Syria and Iraq will likely result in dispersing terrorists elsewhere. "At some point there is going to be a terrorist diaspora out of Syria like we've never seen before," Comey said.


  9. Orlando memorializes gay nightclub massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    It took the National Park Service 46 years to memorialize New York's Stonewall uprising in memory of gay liberation; Pulse is being memorialized in Orlando much faster and by a much larger community. The Orange County Regional History Center moved Tuesday to preserve the 49 crosses made by Greg Zanis, an Illinois carpenter moved by the June 12 massacre at Pulse nightclub, along with thousands of mementos laid as tributes to the victims in the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. 1 comment

  10. Clinton backs public option on health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Hillary Clinton on Saturday expressed support for expanding taxpayer-funded health insurance, in a nod to the desires of Bernie Sanders' supporters. In a statement released as Democrats gather in Orlando, Florida, to finalize their party's platform, Clinton expressed support for the so-called "public option," which would expand health insurance coverage beyond the current provisions in Obamacare.


  11. Charred bodies still being pulled from Baghdad bombingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Nearly two days after a suicide truck bomb ripped through Baghdad, families are still hoping that rescuers searching through the rubble can locate the bodies of their loved ones. The Saturday night attack on a busy shopping district was the deadliest single incident in the Iraq's war-weary capital in years, killing at least 200 people, Mohamed al-Rubaye?, the deputy head of the security committee of the Baghdad Provincial Council, said on Afaq TV Monday.


  12. Orlando nightclub shooting, in deputies' wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    When Orange County sheriff's deputies responded to a call for emergency backup at Pulse nightclub on the night of June 12, they encountered a harrowing scene: Among the first to arrive at the Orlando, Florida, club after the rampage began, the deputies help paint a grim picture of what it was like to respond to the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Here are a few snippets from their incident reports, in their own words: "We were informed through dispatch an [Orlando police] officer was not responding to their radio after calling, 'Shots fired!' Several OCSO units arrived on scene and they advised over the radio gunfire was still being heard inside the venue.


  13. Survivors of Boston and Orlando attacks uniteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Scarred by acts of unimaginable terror, victims of the Boston Marathon bombing and the Orlando nightclub massacre are finding healing in unity. Ten Boston survivors, wounded by two pressure-cooker bombs planted at the finish line of the marathon in 2013, are in Orlando this weekend to show support for those wounded when a gunman armed with an assault rifle stormed the Pulse nightclub June 12. The bombing victims say they're in Orlando to show that they survived, that they're happy and that there is hope beyond the immediate darkness.


  14. Trump's shifting positions on Muslim banRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Donald Trump's proposed ban on Muslims entering the United States has been a central issue of his campaign -- but he has described the ban differently in the weeks since the mass shooting in Orlando. Trump even indicated that the ban is not ironclad, telling CNN in a brief interview on Saturday he would consider allowing Muslims from states with heavy terrorist activity to enter the U.S., as long as they are "vetted strongly."


  15. London, New York celebrate Pride after Orlando shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The celebrations honoring the lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender communities are especially poignant following the massacre of 49 people at a gay bar in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, the United State's deadliest mass shooting. Images and video on social media showed people in London parading in the city's streets with brightly colored outfits, proudly sharing the message that love is love.


  16. Christina Grimmie's killer was obsessed with her, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Orlando, Florida, police have closed their investigation into the shooting death of singer Christina Grimmie, and while it reveals little about the shooter's motive, several of his coworkers felt Kevin Loibl was obsessed with "The Voice" singer. The police department's report on the case is filled with curiosities. 1 comment

  17. Kim Kardashian slams Senate for gun inactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Kim Kardashian on Tuesday slammed the Senate for failing to pass gun control measures following last week's mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida. "The fact that anyone can so easily access guns is so scary & after all of the devastating loss the Senate should have not failed us!!!" the reality TV star tweeted.


  18. Orlando vigils: 'We will conquer that hate with love'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Hundreds of worshipers in the Cathedral Church of St. Luke heard the bell toll once for each of the 49 people killed in the gay night club. The names and ages of the victims were read aloud.


  19. Singer on Mexico's 'The Voice" fatally shot in ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Fuentes-Rosas, 45, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died Saturday, the Chicago Police said in a statement. The incident occurred at the same street where the singer, a Chicago resident, was president of a music instruction school.


  20. Suspects ask to delay trials after OrlandoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2016 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Two Florida men facing separate trials for terrorism charges have filed motions to postpone their proceedings in light of the terrorist attack in Orlando. The two men say the attack would adversely affect their chance at a fair hearing given that they are accused of being ISIS sympathizers, according to motions filed in federal court this week.


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