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How to live with unbearable meetings

By Rex Huppke, Chicago Tribune – If the workplace were a person, meetings would be the unidentifiable, gooey stuff stuck to that person’s shoe. Loathed almost universally, meetings gobble up time…

Report gives Iowa passing grade on business incentive enforcement

Dave DeWitte, CR Gazette – A national report that examines state practices to require companies to meet promises exchanged for economic development incentives gives Iowa a passing grade, despite serious…

49ers’ secondary plays ballhawk role

By Jerry McDonald, The Oakland Tribune – About the only thing more impressive than the play of the 49ers’ secondary this year is how San Francisco played the market in putting…

Sharapova charges past American Hampton in Australian Open

By Bill Scott – MELBOURNE — Maria Sharapova wasted no time in schooling American Jamie Hampton on Thursday, laying down a 6-0, 6-1 win to move into the third round…

California governor begins push for higher taxes

California governor begins push for higher taxes

By David Siders, McClatchy Newspapers – SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown, calling on lawmakers and voters to help him prove “the declinists about California are wrong,” on Wednesday launched…

New poll has more bad news for Perry

By Dave Montgomery, McClatchy Newspapers – GREENVILLE, S.C. — Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential campaign confronted new danger signs Wednesday as a new poll showed the governor at the back of…

‘Recharged’ Occupy movement greets lawmakers back from recess

‘Recharged’ Occupy movement greets lawmakers back from recess

By Emily Seagrave Kennedy and Kelsi Loos, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — Protesters from across the nation rallied Tuesday on Capitol Hill under the banner of the grassroots Occupy movement, saying…

Timberwolves top Detroit, 93-85

Timberwolves top Detroit, 93-85

By Vince Ellis, Detroit Free Press – MINNEAPOLIS — It was a curious night at the Target Center on Wednesday night. Somehow, the low-scoring Pistons ran to a 16-point lead over…

Bartz announces run for Senate

Tim Engstrom, Albert Lea Tribune – NORTHWOOD, Iowa — The Iowa state senator for Worth and Winnebago counties announced Tuesday his campaign for re-election. However, Merlin Bartz won’t be the only…

Juco Women’s Basketball: Southeastern 67, NIACC 41

Juco Women’s Basketball: Southeastern 67, NIACC 41

BURLINGTON, Iowa – The NIACC women’s basketball team dropped their second straight conference game in a 67-41 loss to #16 Southeastern Community College on Wednesday night. Kika Greenlee (Fr., Saint…

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