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Day: February 10, 2012

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Mason City selected for Blue Zone site visit

by Matt Marquardt – MASON CITY – Mason City is a step closer to becoming a Blue Zones Project Demonstration Site. The applications submitted by the finalists reflected strong commitment from community

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Mason City, Hampton attorneys named to commission

New District Judicial Nominating Commissioners Announced Des Moines, February 9, 2012 — The State Court Administrator has certified the following attorneys as the newly elected attorney members of the District Judicial Nominating

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43 puppies abused, 2 Britt men arrested

Jonathan Bullington, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO – The 43 puppies rescued from in a van parked in the Little Village neighborhood Tuesday morning were packed three-to-six animals per carrier and bound for pet

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Capitol Digest, 2-9-2012

Rod Boshart, CR Gazette – A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Thursday, Feb. 9, 2012: ALLOWABLE GROWTH DISALLOWED: The House rejected a move to debate SF 2114,

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Op-ed: Exposing Agenda 21 (by Otis Lewis)

  PROTEST OF CAPITALISM JUNE 5th   EXPOSING AGENDA 21 BREAKING NEWS Mayor Bookmeyer included Sustainable Development in his January 17th state of the city address. AGENDA 21 AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT IS

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‘Journey 2: The Mysterious Island’

By Rick Bentley, McClatchy Newspapers – Do whatever necessary to avoid “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island,” a quasi-sequel to the 2008 release “Journey to the Center of the Earth.” It’s a monumental failure

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Wild weighing options with Lundin

By Michael Russo, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – ST. PAUL, Minn. — Chuck Fletcher’s the type of guy to give a player a new lease on life if he’s unable to get in the

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Barea shows he’s back

Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Considering that the Wolves posted season lows in points in the second quarter, first half and for the game in Wednesday’s 85-80 loss in Memphis, there

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US drone strike kills key al-Qaida operative

By Alex Rodriguez, Los Angeles Times – ISLAMABAD — An apparent U.S. drone strike early Thursday in northwest Pakistan killed a top Pakistani Taliban commander also serving as a key al-Qaida operative, local

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‘Safe House’

By Kenneth Turan, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Is any place less safe than a safe house? In the entire lexicon of movie locations, is any setting more likely to be

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Pentagon to open more combat to women

By Nancy A. Youssef, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — A decade after the United States launched two wars that put women at the front lines of unconventional fighting, the Pentagon crept closer Thursday

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Man Charged With Double Murder

Ryan Webber, WXMI-TV, Grand Rapids, Mich. – Patrick Bentley has been arraigned in the death of two people who were found inside a home near Scottville, Michigan. Patrick Michael-Thomas Bentley, 21, was arraigned

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Poll: Users reject Facebook Timeline

By Walter Pacheco, The Orlando Sentinel – ORLANDO, Fla. — As Facebook continues to roll out Timeline, its boldest layout change, most users — at least those in the United States — made

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