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KCCI
KCCI

888 9th St
Des Moines, IA 50309   Directions

(515) 247-8888

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Opossum breaks into liquor store and gets drunk as a skunk
12/02/2017 3:23pm

According to sources, the opossum did not appear to have a hangover.

Puerto Rico gov will not seek reelection, leaves his party amid calls for resignation
07/21/2019 5:11pm

The announcement comes as hundreds of thousands of Puerto Ricans swarmed outside La Fortaleza The Fort in Old San Juan last week, demanding the governor resign.

Police identify man killed by train on Friday in DSM
07/21/2019 5:03pm

Des Moines police said there is no evidence to indicate that the events Friday were a suicide.

Retiree sometimes spends 7 hours a day cleaning cigarette litter
07/21/2019 4:43pm

This retired bus driver is still looking out for the wellbeing of others.

Lightning strike sparks house fire in Bellevue
07/21/2019 4:41pm

Sparks from a lightning strike caused the home to catch fire, according to Nebraska fire officials.

WHOTV
WHOTV

1801 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50309   Directions

(515) 242-3500

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Coaches and Administrators Debate Socioeconomic Status as Factor for Classifying Schools for Sports
07/18/2019 10:30pm

The Des Moines School Board wants sports teams classified not just by enrollment, but with consideration given to socioeconomic statusand other factors. The request has sparked spirited debate, even between coaches of Metro schools. The gap is widest in football where Des Moines 4A schools have lost more than a hundred straight games to suburban schools. Other sports are often more competitive.

Former Hawkeye Peter Jok Says He’ll Stick to Basketball After Baseball First Pitch
07/18/2019 10:19pm

Peter Jok tweeted Wednesday night that he needed to go to an Iowa Cubs game, like he did so frequently as a kid. The I-Cubs saw the tweet, and invited Jok to throw out the first pitch the next day. In one hundred degree heat, the former Hawkeye basketball star took the mound, and threw the ball straight into the ground. Maybe he was demonstrating a bounce pass Jok says he tried to throw too hard, and that baseball

Jon Lester Says He’ll Keep Ashlyn Clark Autographed Baseball in Locker
07/17/2019 10:14pm

It just shows you how great people are. That was Ashlyn Clarks reaction after meeting Cubs ace Jon Lester. Lester invited Ashlyn Clark and her family to Wrigley Field for a game, and an autograph. Hers Wednesday night at his NVRQT fundraiser for pediatric cancer awareness, Lester said he will keep Clarks autograph in his locker. Clark, a senior at Humboldt High, has stage four Hodgkins Lymphoma, and hit a home run this season between chemo treatments at the Mayo

Ashlyn Clark Meets Jon Lester, Exchanges Autographs
07/17/2019 4:42pm

It just shows you how great people are. That was Ashlyn Clarks reaction after meeting Cubs ace Jon Lester. Lester invited Ashlyn Clark and her family to Wrigley Field for a game, and an autograph. Hers Clark, a senior at Humboldt High, has stage four Hodgkins Lymphoma, and hit a home run this season between chemo treatments at the Mayo Clinic. Lester is a cancer survivor, and three time World Series champion.

Former Cyclone Football Standouts Added to Coach Campbell’s Staff
07/17/2019 8:21am

AMES, Iowa Matt Campbell is adding two familiar faces to his staff at Iowa State. Former football players Joel Lanning and Kyle Kempt will join the Cyclones staff as quality control assistants, Campbell announced Wednesday. Lanning, a 2017 First-Team All-American linebacker and 2018 Iowa State Gary Thompson Male Athlete of the Year, will help with the defense. Kempt, who was a 2017 Honorable Mention All-Big 12 quarterback, will assist with the offense. Joel and Kyle are two of the

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WOI-DT

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Des Moines, IA 50266   Directions

(515) 457-9645

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