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Past articles by Alyx:

KCCI’s Alyx Sacks interviews Jennifer Hudson for the launch of her new show

The Jennifer Hudson show just premiered on KCCI on Monday. KCCI's Alyx Sacks got to meet the star ahead of the launch of her new show. → Read More

A tribute to a Pocahontas County farmer's father is hidden in plain sight

The message is in loving memory of their late father, who died before planting season this year. → Read More

Man behind the voice of Iowa Lottery's 'Woo-hoo' is suffering from Alzheimer's disase

That "woo-hoo" has tickled audiences for years. → Read More

Ankeny, Iowa, family welcomes triplets after tragedy

An Ankeny couple has hit the family jackpot. → Read More

Doctor says pregnant moms getting vaccinated could protect their babies

MercyOne Des Moines doctor outlines how getting the vaccine while pregnant will help provide the baby with some protection against COVID-19. → Read More

Iowa event highlights gap in women’s cardiovascular health care

A Des Moines woman survived a heart transplant only to struggle with medication during recovery. → Read More

Mom shares tips for saving money during Iowa's tax free weekend

"It's about who's on the porch, not what they're wearing, not what's in their backpacks." → Read More

Child tax credit to start hitting bank accounts this month

If you want to opt out of the monthly payments you must notify the IRS by July 5. → Read More

Iowa group creates beautiful memories for families experiencing infant loss

A Nevada mom who shared the heartbreaking loss of her infant daughter hopes to spread awareness and bring attention to a local nonprofit that helped her when she needed it most. → Read More

Iowa woman encourages COVID-19 vaccination despite side effects

An Iowa woman is encouraging others to receive their COVID-19 vaccines despite experience a severe reaction to her first dose. → Read More

Iowa woman will not get second vaccine dose, but believes you should

Tonight at 6, KCCI’s Alyx Sacks has an exclusive interview with an Iowa woman who says she will not be going back for her second vaccine shot. → Read More

Eat-A-Thon benefits Iowa charities

Hunger-fighting superheroes are ready to accept their mission to eat their way to raise funds for charity. → Read More

One year later: Iowa family shares zoo trip memories and hope

KCCI asked our Facebook followers to share with us the last picture they took before everything changed. → Read More

Iowa mother tells how she saved her family from serious I-80 pile up

Katie Ruga had to decide: stay in her van, or grab her three young kids and run for it. → Read More

Breaking stigmas surrounding mental illness in children

A Des Moines mom is calling on the community to drop stigmas surrounding mental illness and practice empathy. → Read More

Sweet success: Iowan quits job in pandemic to make cheesecakes full-time

In the middle of the pandemic, Stephanie Davison quit her job to bake cheesecakes full time. → Read More

Organization says number homeless in need of shelter is down in DSM

CISS credits new programs created during the pandemic, community partners and landlords stepping up to help. → Read More

12-year-old turns derecho debris into masterpiece gift

A 12-year-old Iowa boy felt inspired to create a masterpiece out of storm debris. → Read More

Family Matters: Back-to-School decisions

Returning children to school during a pandemic is a complicated decision for all Iowa parents, with arguably no right or wrong answer. → Read More

Family Matters: Talking to children about racism

Discussing racism with children isn't easy, but these resources can help. → Read More