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Day: March 25, 2012

Woods wins at Bay Hill

By Jeff Shain and Austin Lyon, The Orlando Sentinel – ORLANDO, Fla. — The drought is over. Tiger Woods emphatically ended a 30-month stretch without PGA Tour victory by dominating the field in

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Kentucky strikes quickly to oust Baylor

By Jimmy Burch, McClatchy Newspapers – ATLANTA — Baylor’s brief, shining moment as a team on the Final Four radar screen lasted four minutes Sunday in the Georgia Dome. But top-seeded Kentucky quickly

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Alleged Child Predator Arrested

Las Cruces, NM – The United States Marshal Service in New Mexico arrested Oscar Oropeza, Monday March 19, 2012 on an outstanding warrant charging him with Criminal Sexual Penetration of a Minor

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Iowa DOT kicks off construction season

AMES, Iowa – With the warm, dry winter, the Iowa Department of Transportation’s construction work is off to an early start. Depending on the remaining outcomes of bid lettings through June, the

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Mom shot and killed in Osage

OSAGE – Details are still emerging on a shooting that took place Saturday in Osage. Sources say a woman, Gretchen Crooks, who was a nursing supervisor at Mercy Hospital, was allegedly shot

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Iowa DCI Investigating Officer Involved Shooting

Boone, Iowa — This morning the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Boone Police Department, and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation continue to investigate a shooting incident involving several law enforcement officials. On

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Bluebill Boat Ramp Open

CLEAR LAKE – The public fishing dock at Bluebill Wildlife Area has been installed and is open for public use.  The access gate to the boat ramp is also open and available

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McDonald’s CEO Skinner to step down

By Emily Bryson York, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — Big Macs aren’t going anywhere, nor is the Egg McMuffin. As McDonald’s begins its CEO transition, expect very little to change in the short

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Ohio State on way to Final Four

By Colleen Kane, Chicago Tribune – BOSTON — Jared Sullinger backpedaled down the court at TD Garden, smiling and soaking in the crowd’s reaction after his shot over a double team bounced around

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, McClatchy Newspapers – INTRUDERS (R): Spanish filmmaker Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (“Intacto,” “28 Weeks Later”) enlists Clive Owen into this horror-thriller about a man trying to keep two children from being

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