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Day: March 15, 2012


Iowa State Dethrones UConn 77-64

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The No. 8-seeded Iowa State men’s basketball team defeated defending national champion and ninth-seeded Connecticut 77-64 Thursday night in the second round of the NCAA Tournament in the KFC

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Capitol Digest 3-14-12

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette – A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Wednesday, March 14, 2012. 2012: STEM SCALE-UP: The Governor’s STEM Advisory Council Executive Committee released

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Hawks have much to prove

Matt Levins, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – Two years ago, the University of Iowa wrestling team looked like it was back. The Hawkeyes had won three straight NCAA Championships and was re-establishing

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Romney faces critical battle in Illinois

By Rick Pearson, John Byrne and Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — As the Republican presidential contest moves to Illinois, Mitt Romney finds his campaign parked squarely at the corner of perception

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Senate approves $109 billion transportation bill

By Richard Simon, Los Angeles Times – WASHINGTON — In a rare display of bipartisanship, the Senate approved a $109 billion transportation bill Wednesday. The measure passed 74-22, underscoring the political appeal of

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Chinese quit Pakistan-Iran pipeline deal

By Paul Richter and Alex Rodriguez, Tribune Washington Bureau – ISLAMABAD — China’s largest bank has backed out of a deal to finance a proposed Iran-to-Pakistan gas pipeline that is opposed by the

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Cyclones Meet Green Bay In First Round

AMES, Iowa – 10th-seeded Iowa State faces seventh-seeded Green Bay Saturday at approximately 5:30 p.m. at Hilton Coliseum in the first round of the NCAA Championships. The Cyclones and Phoenix will meet

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Blagojevich stepping into another world

By Steve Mills, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — When he surrenders at a federal prison outside Denver this week, Rod Blagojevich will trade his beautiful bungalow on a corner lot in Ravenswood Manor

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