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Day: February 19, 2012


Iowa defeats Indiana, 78-66

Interview with Iowa Coach Fran McCaffery: Coach, start with Matt? COACH McCAFFERY:  Well, you know, I said the other day it was a shame that we didn’t ride his performance in the

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State wrestling team results

3A: 1. Bettendorf 170.0 2. Southeast Polk 156.5 3. Iowa City, West 126.5 4. Linn Mar, Marion 126.0 5. Prairie, Cedar Rapids 86.5 6. Valley, West Des Moines 84.0 7. Mason City

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Albert Lea elder abusers serve just 42 days

Tim Engstrom, Albert Lea Tribune, Minn. – Two convicted elder abusers only served 42 days each of their 180-day jail sentences, according to Freeborn County jail records. Brianna Broitzman and Ashton Larson didn’t

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Boy Scouts sued over teen’s abuse

By Kim Christensen, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — The mother of a Santa Barbara County teenager says he was wronged twice — once by the 450-pound Boy Scout leader who sexually

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Avalanches kill 4 in Washington state

By Brian M. Rosenthal, The Seattle Times – SEATTLE — Avalanches just minutes apart killed four people at two resorts Sunday — one burying three skiers at Stevens Pass ski resort in the

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Long-time city employee Lowe retires

by Matt Marquardt – MASON CITY – A long-time city employee celebrated his retirement on Friday evening. Mike Lowe, who worked for the City of Mason City for 39 years and 2

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Jason Aldean remains the guy next door

By Jon Bream, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Jason Aldean is known as country music’s boundary buster. He rapped on his No. 1 single “Dirt Road Anthem.” He enlisted pop princess Kelly

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WBB: Southeastern 87, NIACC 64

MASON CITY, Iowa – The NIACC women’s basketball team couldn’t contain Southeastern’s Hazaria Washington as she scored 37 points to lead the Blackhawks to a 87-64 win. Washington, who is third in

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