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Day: January 15, 2012

Police: ‘Nanny cam’ caught abuse of twins

Rosemary Sobol, Chicago Tribune – A 65-year-old woman is accused of physically abusing twin infants earlier this week in the Lincoln Park neighborhood after a “nanny cam’’ filmed it, police said. Alice Vesely

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On Iran, how far is too far?

McClatchy-Tribune News Service – Iran’s development of nuclear weapons poses a grave threat to world stability and possibly an existential threat to this country’s Middle Eastern ally, Israel. But how far can

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Small businesses bringing jobs home

MCT FORUM, By Karen G. Mills – U.S. Small Business Administration In recent years, a perception has taken root that America no longer makes things. It has become an all but foregone conclusion

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Recent death notices

Bennett Sharp, 89, of 21992 200th St., Rockford, died Sunday morning, January 15, 2012, at the Muse Norris Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City, Iowa. ———– Michael D. Nelson, 58 of

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NIACC track competes at Panther Relays

CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – Four runners on the NIACC Track and Field teams opened their indoor seasons with top-five finishes at UNI’s Panther Relays on Saturday. For the men, Cody Manchester (So., Mason City,

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Wild falls to Blues

By Michael Russo, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – ST. LOUIS — For those who think the Wild is always a Mikko Koivu injury away from disaster, that theory may be tested now. The Wild

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