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Day: January 20, 2012

2011 Cyclone Volleyball Season Review

AMES, Iowa – The 2011 season was another banner year for Iowa State volleyball as head coach Christy Johnson-Lynch led the Cyclones to their six-straight NCAA tournament culminating in the team’s second

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Murdoch to pay phone hacking victims

By Janet Stobart, Los Angeles Times – LONDON — The media giant News Corp.’s British subsidiary agreed to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in damages to actor Jude Law and 17 other

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10,000 flee wildfire near Reno

By Ricardo Lopez, Los Angeles Times – A wind-whipped brush fire in a rural valley between Carson City and Reno forced more than 10,000 residents to flee and destroyed more than 20 homes,

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Singer Etta James is dead at 73

By Alan Zarembo and Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Etta James, the legendary rhythm and blues singer, has died, her son said Friday. She was 73 and had been

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Big Black busy with Winter Activities

Although the temperature was freezing yesterday and most people stick to activities that are done inside, there were those that enjoyed being out in the cold.  Ice skating and skiing on Big

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Weather Alert from NIACC

The campus at North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) will close at 1:00 today (Friday Jan. 20, 2012) due to the weather. All evening classes and activities are cancelled. 

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