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Day: December 29, 2011

Iowa Ethanol Production Ticked Up in 2011

Growth Slows as E10 Market Becomes Saturated  JOHNSTON, IA – The Iowa Renewable Fuels Association (IRFA) announced that Iowa’s ethanol production ticked up in 2011, but the rate of annual growth slowed

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2011 is the Best Holiday Ever for Kindle

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dec. 29, 2011– (NASDAQ: AMZN) –, Inc. today announced that 2011 was the best holiday ever for the Kindle family as customers purchased millions of Kindle Fires and millions of Kindle e-readers.

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Mitt Romney arrives in Mason City

Former 1-term Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney arrived in Mason City on Thursday, December 29th for a town hall meeting at the Music Man Square. Click here to view photos. Romney was greeted

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High court to weigh immigration rulings

By David G. Savage and Carol J. Williams, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Federal judges have blocked strict new immigration laws adopted by conservative legislatures in half a dozen states, including a

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Meet the brewer: Peter Ausenhus

Brandi Hagen, Albert Lea Tribune – NORTHWOOD — For the last five years, Peter Ausenhus has been brewing beer with a three-vessel system in the back room of what used to be Worth

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The one that got away

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye – The Hawkeyes wrestled with Purdue for the entire game in Wednesday’s Big Ten opener. But the Boilermakers had every answer in a 79-76 win at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

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Waiting for Mitt

Couple of quick interviews while waiting for Mitt Romney to arrive at Music Man Square in Mason City on December 29th, 2011.

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Reiff making no decisions yet

By Luke Hagen, The Daily Republic, Mitchell, S.D. Dec. 29–Riley Reiff is well aware his name is being brought up in NFL mock drafts. The Parkston native and junior offensive tackle for

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Want to quit smoking? Try Quitline Iowa

Health care provider referrals to Quitline Iowa-a free service for helping Iowans beat their addiction to nicotine-are higher than they have ever been. In recent months, there has been a 68.4 percent

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TCF Bank in Minneapolis Robbed

On December 26, 2011, at approximately 2:25 p.m.., a bank robbery occurred at TCF Bank, located at 1444 West Lake Street, Minneapolis, Minnesota. The robber approached a bank teller and demanded cash.

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