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Day: February 12, 2012

Santorum defends views on working women

By Robin Abcarian, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Rick Santorum, still enjoying a surge in fundraising and attention after winning three states last week in the battle for the Republican presidential

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Obama budget is preview of election battle

By Kathleen Hennessey and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s 2013 budget, scheduled for release Monday, offers a preview of the November election as both parties angle to

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NIACC men beat Clinton, 80-53

MASON CITY, Iowa – Six Trojans scored at least 10 points with Kendale Dunn’s (So., Cleveland, OH) 16 points leading the way during an 80-53 rout of Clinton Community College on Saturday.

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Two NIACC wrestlers win district titles

MASON CITY, Iowa – NIACC’s Wismit Moinius (So., Naples, FL) and Basil Minto (Fr., Cape Coral, FL) both won North Central District Wrestling Championships on Saturday afternoon. The wins will help their

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Serial killer spills secrets for cash

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — One by one, the young women vanished from the dusty farm towns of the Central Valley. They were often addicts or prostitutes,

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, McClatchy Newspapers – GHOST RIDER: SPIRIT OF VENGEANCE (PG-13): Nicolas Cage reprises his role as the Marvel Comics superhero with a flaming skull and an insatiable appetite for raining pain

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Iowa polishes its Frank Lloyd Wright gem

By Josh Noel, Chicago Tribune – MASON CITY, Iowa — This town of 28,000 knew it had something special in the world’s last standing Frank Lloyd Wright-designed hotel, but it also had a

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