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Bob Arum says Mayweather-Pacquiao won’t happen in the spring

By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Manny Pacquiao won’t fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. until November at the earliest, Pacquiao’s promoter Bob Arum said Monday. Arum said Mayweather…

Former Suburban Massage Parlor Operator Convicted of Human Trafficking of Four Women in Illinois

CHICAGO – A federal jury today convicted Alex Campbell, 45, a northwest Chicago suburban massage parlor owner, of various federal crimes including sex-trafficking, forced labor, harboring illegal aliens, confiscating passports…

Mitt Romney’s Florida win won’t seal races

By Paul West, Tribune Washington Bureau – JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Mitt Romney rode one of the most negative primary campaigns in the annals of presidential politics to a landslide victory in…

Fracking disclosures are now required in Texas

By Jack Z. Smith, McClatchy Newspapers – FORT WORTH, Texas — A new Texas Railroad Commission rule requiring oil and natural gas operators to publicly disclose the chemicals used in hydraulic…

Doctor testifies ‘unreasonable amount of force’ injured 46-day-old infant

Trish Mehaffey, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – A doctor testified Tuesday when he picked up 46-day-old Kaitlyn Holderfield, he could feel a crunching of her left rib and the rib…

Tennessee QB dumps Ole’ Miss for the Hawkeyes

Tennessee QB dumps Ole’ Miss for the Hawkeyes

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Iowa lost one quarterback to a position switch and subsequent transfer. After next season, Iowa will lose two more quarterbacks to graduation. So,…

Iowa football recruiting costs grow by $100,000 in 2011

Iowa football recruiting costs grow by $100,000 in 2011

Scott Dochterman, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – IOWA CITY — Iowa’s football program spent $100,000 more on recruiting during fiscal year 2011 than it did in 2010, according to documents…

Legislators satisfied with handling of mystery Hot Lotto jackpot winner

Rod Boshart, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – State lawmakers gave Iowa Lottery officials high marks Tuesday for the way they handled the mysterious circumstances surrounding a winning Hot Lotto jackpot…

Ohio corner makes it 23 for Iowa

Ohio corner makes it 23 for Iowa

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – You can’t have too many cornerbacks, so on the day before the national signing period begins, the Hawkeyes found a third for the…

BRIEF: UIHC seeks to purchase $2.2 million surgical robot

Diane Heldt, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – IOWA CITY – State regents next week will be asked to ratify the University of Iowa purchase of a nearly $2.2 million robotic…

Heavyweight acts figure to make 2012 a big concert year

By Randy Lewis, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Promoters of the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival raised eyebrows in the concert business last fall when they decided to…