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Day: February 28, 2012


Tuttle Named MVC Freshman of the Year

A trio of University of Northern Iowa men’s basketball players were honored today by the Missouri Valley Conference for their performance this season. Freshman forward Seth Tuttle has been named the MVC

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Obama celebrates revitalized auto industry

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — All eyes were on Michigan Tuesday — including President Barack Obama’s. As his potential GOP rivals scurried for support on primary day, Obama tried

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Latham First to Qualify for 2012 Election Ballot

WILL APPEAR ON BALLOT OF NEW REPUBLICAN-LEANING 3RD DISTRICT ACCORDING TO REGISTRATION NUMBERS DES MOINES, IA –  Demonstrating broad grassroots organizational strength, Tom Latham was the first federal candidate in the State of Iowa to

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No big hiring boost likely in 2012, forecast says

By Don Lee, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — The recent acceleration in hiring may have brightened consumers’ spirits and the recovery’s outlook, but professional forecasters still see just moderate growth ahead for

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Supervisors OK urban renewal plan

by Matt Marquardt – MASON CITY – Cerro Gordo County Supervisors approved an urban renewal plan today that would allow the county to provide incentives to Red Power, Inc. to expand their

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Bowling scores 2-24 through 2-27 2012

Early Bird Mixed 2/24/12 (4 person team) High team scratch game – Yoyo’s    767 High team scratch series – Budweiser 2,205 High Individual games 1. Seth Brannick 269 2. TC Lewis                   245

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FBI Releases Financial Crimes Report

The following post appears courtesy of the FBI. The founder of a $7 billion hedge fund is convicted of insider trading. A drug company pleads guilty to making and selling unsafe prescription

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‘Chemo brain’ may last and last

By Shari Roan, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Chemotherapy patients have long complained of the mental fog that tends to accompany treatment, but a new study suggests that certain combinations of

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