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Day: March 19, 2012

Photo of the day: March 19th, 2012

Photo submitted by NIT reader Kelly Elbert: Description from reader: “This is a picture of my back yard over Armour at Gracious Estates.  The picture doesn’t capture the rotation or the scaryness

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IDPH Recognizes World TB Day

Your grandparents may have called it ‘consumption.’ In medieval times, it was known as the ‘white plague.’ Evidence of it has been found in mummies and skeletons dating back thousands of years.

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Revenues up at Diamond Jo in 2011

NORTHWOOD – The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission recently filed its annual report. The reports shows that Diamond Jo Casino in Northwood has increased its revenues and paid out more taxes in

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Rose Bowl High Scores 3/9 through 3/15, 2012

Early Bird Mixed 3/09/12 High team scratch game – K O Construction        809 High team scratch series – Budweiser   2,153 High Individual games 1. Terry Schultz             258 2. Chad Elliott                255 3.

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Ducks fly past Hawks in NIT, 108-97

Eugene, OR – In what was the highest scoring regulation game between Division 1 teams this season, Oregon overcame a double-digit Iowa first-half lead to move on in the NIT tournament, 108-97 over

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Mitt Romney cruises to victory in Puerto Rico

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney easily won the Puerto Rico primary Sunday, continuing his dominance in GOP contests in America’s island territories. Romney went into the

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Pawnshops spread to Internet

By Claudia Buck, McClatchy Newspapers – SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In a sputtering economy, cash-strapped consumers are flocking to a new way of getting quick, short-term loans: online pawn stores. It’s yet another instance

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