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Maxwell & Pam: On the Next Show

Don’t miss STOOPID NOOZ At least two times each morning, at 5:50 and 8:40am.


in Lifestyle

(Almost) everyone is on social media these days


Social media usage among American adults has ballooned in the past decade with about two-thirds now on social networking sites, Pew Research Center says.

in Lifestyle

‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

in Lifestyle

Amazon taking on Etsy

A box from is pictured on the porch of a house in Golden, Colorado on July 28, 2008.

Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade items ahead of the holiday season.

in Lifestyle

This fire truck is purple for a purpose


A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.

in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving


An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


in Sports

NFL: Week 5 can’t miss games


Here's five games you'll want to watch in Week 5 of the NFL season.

in Sports

Shaq releases children’s book, wants to be known as ‘Dr. of Fun’


NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal visits the New York Public Library to discuss his first children’s book “Little Shaq.”

in Sports

Road teams still perfect in MLB postseason


The Kansas City Royals and Toronto Blue Jays finished with the American League's best records during the regular season, but they find themselves trailing in the division series after dropping their openers.

in Sports

Blatter appeals FIFA suspension


Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee.

in Sports

Friday’s Sports Minute


Here's a look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Friday, Oct. 9.


in National

Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

in National

House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

in National

Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.

in National

Republicans in chaos as favorite quits House leadership race


Republicans are struggling to fill a leadership void as the front-runner to take control of the House of Representatives quit the race in a surprise announcement that heightened concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively.

in National

10 FOR TODAY: Friday, Oct. 9


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘A Reasonable Speed’ with Keanu Reeves


This could give the "Fast & Furious" a run for its money.


in Entertainment

‘Ant-Man’ sequel and three more Marvel movies are coming


The superhero universe will add three more as of yet unnamed movies by 2020.

in Entertainment

Carlton says there won’t be a ‘Fresh Prince’ reboot


Alfonso Ribeiro is adamant there will never be a TV reboot of "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air," because no one can take the place of their "cornerstone" James Avery.

in Music

WATCH: Keith Richards on ‘Crosseyed Heart’ and getting the Stones back in the studio


The Rolling Stones guitarist talks about the overwhelmingly positive response to his third solo album, and getting the Stones back in the studio for the first time in a decade.

in Music

Kool & the Gang have star power


The band was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame while celebrating their 50th anniversary Thursday in L.A.

in Entertainment

‘Netflix and chill’ is going to cost you a little more


The price increase only affects new customers to the company's "standard" plan, which allows two viewers use a subscription at once.

in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: ‘A Reasonable Speed’ with Keanu Reeves


This could give the "Fast & Furious" a run for its money.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 9


A look back at the entertainment headlines that went down in history.

in Entertainment

‘Pan’ taps origins of Peter Pan’s 100-year pop culture adventure


In the century since Scottish author J.M. Barrie created Peter Pan for a stage play then a book, the Neverland universe has inspired movies, books, TV shows, plays, video games and even a pop psychology syndrome describing emotionally immature men.

What's Happening at KIOA

Night Eyes 2015


Take the kids to this merry not scary event at the Blank Park Zoo! Happening October 15-18 and 22-25.

DM Marathon


Experience the IMT Des Moines Marathon family of races October 17 & 18, 2015.

Spooky Des Moines


Spooky Des Moines is the place to find all the fun Halloween happenings. Presented by Jordan Creek Town Center.

Hire Me Iowa


Looking for a job around the Des Moines area? Check out our current job listings here.

Bras for the Cause Gala


Mark your calendars for the Bras for the Cause Gala on October 15th at The Sheraton Hotel in West Des Moines.

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