Iowa

Channel 19 news round-up: flooding, radio, TSE, petition…

Vid tour through I-680 flood damage As Missouri River floodwaters receded from flood stage this month after a long summer of high water, Iowa DOT officials finally got a look at I-680 at the I-29 interchange, and the damage done to both roadways is just stunning (pictured courtesy of Iowa DOT; more info on detours/outlook available in our news piece here). The Omaha World-Herald ran a short tour through the devastation you can watch via this ...

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Mississippi River flooding closes roads

Major to record regional flooding is still expected for two to three more weeks.

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Midwest Pride In Your Ride Truck/Tractor Show

MAY 6-7: Tri-State Raceway, Earlville, Iowa, (560) 580-8200.

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Iowa80 releases new catalog

A new catalog featuring 450 new items is available, said truck accessory provider Iowa80.com of the Walcott, Iowa-based Iowa 80 Group.

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Old Truck Show

Old Truck Show of ATHS Wheat State Chapter, Newell’s Truck Stop, Newton, Kan., (316) 283-0130

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Midwest Pride In Your Ride Truck/Tractor Show

Tri-State Raceway, Earlville, Iowa, (560) 580-8200

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The case against locking the trailer; Sioux City salute

Cargo theft is on the rise, we report this month in Truckers News, and truckers using rear adjustable bar locks on their vans may be an ever-more-frequent reality. But for every argument there's an at least somewhat valid counterargument, and one hauler's unfortunate truck fire on I-70 in Indiana near Terre Haute points to the, at least occasional, potential beauty of the convenience of an unlocked trailer. WTHI television in Terre Haute reported Friday when one ...

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Iowa bans texting while driving

Iowa became the 21st state to ban texting April 2 when Gov. Chet Culver signed an anti-texting-while-driving bill into law for all drivers in the state.

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Rotella Road Show begins 2010 tour

The Shell Rotella Road Show has started its 2010 tour.

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