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Day: February 13, 2012

Retirees face the risk of outliving their money

By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun – Until recently, retirement planning focused mostly on helping workers accumulate savings. Now, the Treasury Department is tackling another aspect: making sure retirees don’t run out of

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Alternate side parking now in effect

The Alternate Side Parking Ordinance and Emergency Snow Route will be placed in effect beginning at 7:00 p.m., Monday, February 13, 2012, and will remain in effect until further notice. During this

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2 Lake Mills wrestlers headed to state

Andrew Dyrdal, Albert Lea Tribune, Minn. – Two Lake Mills, Iowa, wrestlers advanced to the state tournament on Saturday by placing second in its district tournament in Jewell. Senior Calvin Beal and sophomore

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Editorial: CES jobs were a mirage

by Matt Marquardt – The snake oil salesmen hit Mason City hard over the last few months, making promises of trash sorting jobs.  These A Teamers depicted a Shangri-La where human trash

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Adele sweeps the top Grammy categories

By Greg Kot, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — The Grammys cast aside their celebratory vibe Sunday to pay tribute to singer Whitney Houston, whose death over the weekend hung heavy over the 54th

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