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Day: January 5, 2012

Recent deaths and obits

Milton C. Obermeier, 92 of 509 1st Avenue, Charles City, died Thursday December 29, 2011 at the Floyd County Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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January is Radon Action Month

Governor Terry Branstad will formally declare January as “Radon Action Month” in Iowa with a proclamation signing on Thursday, January 5. Radon is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas that causes no immediate

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Six officers shot in Utah

Michael Mcfall and Scott Schwebke, Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah – OGDEN — Emergency responders rushed Wednesday night to 3268 Jackson Ave., where there was a report of “shots fired” and “officer down.” Officers from

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Headless cats found in Utah park

Jasen Asay, Standard-Examiner, Ogden, Utah – CLEARFIELD — The next time Jana Taylor takes her dog for a walk in the park, she plans to carry pepper spray and her cellphone. Those two

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Obama circumvents Congress to make appointments

By Peter Nicholas, Lisa Mascaro and Jim Puzzanghera, Tribune Washington Bureau – SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — President Barack Obama kicked off the election year aggressively, picking a fight with congressional Republicans by sidestepping

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NIACC men routed by Iowa Lakes, 99-77

ESTHERVILLE, Iowa – The NIACC men’s basketball team struggled in its first game after winter break, getting routed by Iowa Lakes 99-77 on Wednesday night. The Lakers had 62 points in the

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NIACC women beat Iowa Lakes, 60-57

ESTHERVILLE, Iowa – Kika Greenlee (Fr., St. Louis Park, MN) scored 27 points to help the NIACC women’s basketball team hold off a second half surge by Iowa Lakes in a 60-57

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