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Day: March 9, 2012

Eldora man wins $30,000 lottery prize

DES MOINES, Iowa – An Eldora man won a top prize of $30,000 playing the lottery’s “Crossword” instant-scratch game. Ronald Russell claimed his prize Thursday at the Iowa Lottery’s headquarters in Des

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Selection Show Event Open To The Public

AMES, Iowa – The nationally ranked Iowa State men’s basketball team is poised to make its first NCAA Tournament appearance since 2005 and the Iowa State Athletics Department is inviting all Cyclone

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Iowa ousted from Big Ten Tourney

INDIANAPOLIS – Michigan State crushed Iowa’s hopes of a Big Ten Tournament title on Friday, beating the Hawkeyes 92-75. Iowa kept it close through much of the first half.  The game was

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Romney says Washington could learn from Mississippi

By Michael Newsom, McClatchy Newspapers – PASCAGOULA, Miss. — Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney made his first appearance here Thursday ahead of Mississippi’s Tuesday primary election, and attacked President Barack Obama for not

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Purdue blows out Nebraska

By Shannon Ryan, Chicago Tribune – NDIANAPOLIS — The night started with an enthusiastic ovation for Robbie Hummel and ended with Purdue fans singing Happy Birthday to the forward as he walked off

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Small-business bill gets broad House support

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON—A modest package of proposals aimed at expanding small business’ access to capital cleared the House with broad bipartisan support, a rare accomplishment in this politically

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‘Silent House’: Boring movie

By Rene Rodriguez, McClatchy Newspapers “The silence will kill you!” warn the posters for “Silent House.” That’s only if the boredom doesn’t get you first, though. The hook of this would-be horror

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Rose Bowl Scores 3-6 and 3-8 2012

Over The Hill 3/06/12 (4 person team) High Scratch Game 1.    Lanne Book       214 2.    Gene Roberts     212 3.    Doug King         200 1.    Michele Olson     221 2.    Karen Cornick     201 3.    Marlene

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