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Day: February 15, 2012

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Fire destroys home near Plymouth

by Matt Marquardt – PLYMOUTH, IA – Local fire departments responded to a house fire southeast of Plymouth, Iowa Wednesday afternoon. The house, located at 22500 Ulmus Avenue, suffered major damage.  No

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Capitol Digest 2-14-2012

Rod Boshart – CR Gazette – A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012: WELCOME TO IOWA: Gov. Terry Branstad welcomed a Chinese delegation to

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Scalia defends his originalist view

By Alexandra Chachkevitch, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia on Monday touted his approach to interpreting the federal Constitution that focuses on the original intent of the Founding

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Why gay marriage is inevitable

MCT FORUM – By Michael Klarman, Los Angeles Times – The year 2012 is shaping up as a big one for same-sex marriage. Last week, the Washington state legislature passed a bill allowing gay

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Apple led sales of electronics in 2011

By Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Apple products accounted for 19 percent of all U.S. spending on consumer electronics during the holiday shopping season last year, helping the technology

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Ducks rally past Wild

By Eric Stephens, The Orange County Register – ST. PAUL, Minn. — Not only did the Anaheim Ducks’ penchant from finding any and every kind way to lose during the first three months

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Big 12 thinks TCU is ready for prime time

By Randy Galloway, McClatchy Newspapers – FORT WORTH, Texas — The Big 12 honchos on Tuesday delivered a strong message, via the new 2012 football schedule, to Fort Frog. That message: “We respect

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Bulls outgun Kings, 121-115

By Jason Jones, McClatchy Newspapers – CHICAGO — The Sacramento Kings might have made the Eastern Conference-leading Bulls uncomfortable late, rallying to cut a 19-point lead to two with 14.8 seconds left. (PHOTO: Chicago

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EU delays Greece bailout decision

By Alvise Armellini and Christine Pirovolakis – ATHENS, Greece — Greece was once again left hanging on Tuesday after eurozone finance ministers postponed for a second time the approval of a new

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Hollywood will meet Obama with open wallets

By Richard Verrier and Matea Gold, Tribune Washington Bureau – LOS ANGELES — Despite complaints about his failure to support Hollywood’s position on online piracy, President Barack Obama does not appear to have

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