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Day: December 26, 2011

GOP hopefuls poised to go ‘back to war’

Chris Cassidy, Boston Herald After a silent-night Christmas cease-fire, GOP presidential hopefuls are expected to launch an -all-out political artillery barrage in the final days before the Jan. 3 Iowa caucuses, experts

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Heroin use on the rise

Kim Norvell, St. Joseph News-Press, Mo. As addictions to pain pills increase, so does an addiction to what officials say is a cheaper and often more convenient illicit drug. Heroin use is on

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Downtown Burlington, Iowa bustling

Rex L. Troute, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa The pounding of hammers and buzzing of electric saws were common sounds this year in downtown Burlington.Construction projects ranged from the extremely large – the

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Roquette lockout ends in Keokuk, Iowa

KEOKUK – A contentious lockout involving Roquette America and the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union Local 48G finally was resolved July 23 with the ratification of a four-year

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Leading the league in scar tissue

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Raised and purplish, the scar on Tyler Nielsen’s left hand could serve as a map for his career at Iowa. Appropriately, the scar

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Sooners arrive in Phoenix ready to work

John E. Hoover, Tulsa World, Okla. In some ways, Oklahoma already trails Iowa in the chase for the Insight Bowl trophy. The Hawkeyes arrived in Phoenix on Thursday, got practices in Friday and

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UPDATE: Wind advisory expired

UPDATE: Wind advisory that was in affect for North Iowa expired Monday afternoon.  No other weather advisories are in affect at this time for our area.   URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE NATIONAL

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FBI Crime Alert: Juan Jose Esparragoza-Moreno

Conspiracy to Import a Controlled Substance; Conspiracy to Possess With Intent to Distribute a Controlled Substance; Importation of a Controlled Substance REWARD: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau for International Narcotics and

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