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Day: February 25, 2012

Adam Haluska can relate to Matt Gatens

Mike Hlas, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Adam Haluska can relate to Matt Gatens. That isn’t just because Gatens became the first Iowa basketball player with consecutive 30-point games since Haluska did it in 2007.

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Rose Bowl scores, 2-21 and 2-23

Over The Hill 2/21/12 (4 person team) High Scratch Game 1. Lynn Christensen 206 2. Robert Schmidt 205 3. Don Wickwire 203 1. Michele Olson 202 2. Nancy Nielsen 194 3. Marlene

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Learning to walk and then maybe fly

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette – IOWA CITY — Fran McCaffery’s next toughest deal here might be tethering his team to terra firma. The Hawkeyes (15-13, 7-8 Big Ten) have beaten ranked teams

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Social Security Q&A

McClatchy-Tribune News Service – Q: I prefer reading by audio book. Does Social Security have audio publications? A: Yes, we do. You can find them at Some of the publications available

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A highway bill everyone can hate

MCT FORUM, By Marc Scribner – House Speaker John Boehner recently noted, “In the past, highways bills represented what was wrong with Washington: earmarks, endless layers of bureaucracy, wasted tax dollars and misplaced

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Oscar snubs: The eternal conundrum

By Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune – Each new Oscars season binds us all together as one, in a collective, sputtering state of exasperation. How could they fail to nominate so-and-so? Are you telling

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Bowling scores: 20-19 through 2-24

Sunday Night Mixed League   Rose Bowl       02/19/12 Team High Series          Norwex Enviro Products              1663 Team High Game           Norwex Enviro Products              607 Individual High Series Male         Duane Hermen               597 Individual High Series Female

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Mohawk girls place 8th at state bowling

by Matt Marquardt – DES MOINES – The Mohawk girl bowling team placed 8th at the state bowling meet. Ottumwa was crowned the champion, followed by Cedar Rapids Jefferson and Muscatine. See

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Thief steals cans from Fareway can drop-off

by Jody Spear – MASON CITY – It seems as though the economic times are making the criminal more desperate. The Fareway and NIVC redemption collection of pop cans, located in theFareway parking lot, became victim of a

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