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Day: February 11, 2012

No. 7 Baylor Downs Iowa, 4-0

WACO, Texas — It was a classic pitcher’s duel for three innings before seventh-ranked Baylor pushed a run across the plate in the fourth and three more in the sixth to down

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Iowa Pounds Shockers in Season-Opener

WACO, Texas — The University of Iowa softball team opened its 2012 season with an 11-0 run-rule, five inning victory over Wichita State on Friday afternoon at the Getterman Classic. The Hawkeyes

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The gospel on celebrity and pop culture

Los Angeles Times – From the Los Angeles Times’ Ministry of Gossip blog: ——— ADELE BREAKS HER SILENCE, SHOWS OFF NEWLY RESTORED VOICE Adele fans, rejoice: The sassy British songstress is in

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Adele’s vocal recovery on pace

By Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — It’s been almost five months since 23-year-old British soul singer Adele, who’s up for six Grammys, including album, record and song of the

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Gay marriage is a dead political issue

By Dick Polman, Philadelphia Inquirer – Eight years is an aeon in politics. Witness the waning potency of the gay-marriage issue. During the 2004 campaign, Republican strategists put gay marriage on referendum ballots

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Op-ed: Barack Obama’s America

by Thomas Sowell – The current Occupy Wall Street movement is the best illustration to date of what President Barack Obama’s America looks like. It is an America where the lawless, unaccomplished,

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Turnovers doom Wolves to 104-97 loss to Mavericks

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The last time the Minnesota Timberwolves threw the basketball around so recklessly, at least their coach didn’t have to watch it. (PHOTO: The Minnesota Timberwolves’

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NIACC announces Fall 2011 Dean’s List

North Iowa Area Community College officials are pleased to announce that close to 700 individuals have been named to the 2011 Fall Dean’s List. That includes 389 full-time and 298 part-time students

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Freshman steps up for Hawks

The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – IOWA CITY – Earlier this week when asked what her team needed to do to replace the game-night contributions of Jamie Printy, University of Iowa teammate

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For the pro athlete, it’s just a job

By Bill Plaschke, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Within hours of creating one its most glorious moments, the pro sports world exposed one of its dirty little secrets. Hours after the

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Use 511 year-round for travel information

AMES, Iowa – Feb. 10, 2012 – With the mild winter, Iowa Department of Transportation’s (DOT) maintenance crews are performing work that would have otherwise been left undone until spring or summer.

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