Golfer Fred Funk is larger than life in Omaha these days. A 12-foot statue of his likeness has been installed in front of the Mutual of Omaha building. It depicts Funk on a putting green with a leader board behind him. Funk is sponsored by Mutual of Omaha and will be competing in next month’s U.S. Senior Open. He won the event in 2009.
The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is preparing to launch an annual wildlife population survey.
The Iowa Department of Public Health's annual report on problem gambling treatment is showing continued success.
Blue Cross - Blue Shield insurer Anthem has agreed to acquire Cigna in a $54-billion deal.
The drop in ownership underscores the damage inflicted on housing by the recession and the economy's subsequent slow recovery from the downturn.
The United States and Turkey have not yet agreed which Syrian rebels they will support in a joint effort to help clear Islamic State from an area along the Turkish border.