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Day: January 11, 2012

UI student challenges charges

Trish Mehaffey, CR Gazette – IOWA CITY – A University of Iowa student accused of choking a police officer last month claims his charges were “elevated” because it involved an officer, and

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No chance of a return for Coker

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette Marcus Coker is officially finished at the University of Iowa, Iowa City attorney Leon Spies said Wednesday. The former Hawkeyes running back withdrew from Iowa on Tuesday. Also Tuesday,

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NIACC Presents: The Rural Brain Gain

Think your community is losing population?  Join us on Tuesday January 24 when Ben Winchester will present on The Rural Brain Gain.  He will explain how research is showing that some rural

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The gospel on celebrity and pop culture

Los Angeles Times From the Los Angeles Times’ Ministry of Gossip blog: ——— RUMORS THAT ADELE WILL PERFORM AT THE GRAMMYS HAVE BEGUN It’s already started. The will she/won’t she perform at

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Are Afghan forces ready to go it alone?

By Gol Ahmad Ehsan, The Institute for War & Peace Reporting – LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan — As the Afghan military and police take charge of providing security in ever-increasing portions of the country

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Armed robbers hit Texas Wal-Mart

Robert Stanton, Houston Chronicle – Harris County investigators are looking for at least two suspects armed with a shotgun and high-powered assault rifle who robbed a Wal-Mart store in Atascocita late Tuesday, officials said. The

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Rose Bowl High Scores 1/6, 1/8 and 1/9, 2012

Early Bird Mixed 1/06/12 (4 person team) High team scratch game – Budweiser   805 High team scratch series – Budweiser 2,284 High Individual games 1 Mark Greenwood         267 2. Justin Olson               244

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Doomsday Clock edges toward midnight

By Rene Lynch, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Doomsday is one minute closer, folks. The hands on the face of the symbolic Doomsday Clock have been repositioned to five minutes before 

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Creighton Tops UNI, 63-60

OMAHA, Neb. – The No. 23-ranked Creighton Bluejays posted a 63-60 win over the University of Northern Iowa Panthers on Tuesday in the CenturyLink Center. UNI buried a season-high 12 3-pointers in

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Bulls too much for Timberwolves

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune – MINNEAPOLIS — Shortly after slicing and dicing the Minnesota Timberwolves in another breathtaking performance, Derrick Rose casually revealed he aggravated a turf toe condition that has flared

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