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Day: March 28, 2012

Obituary: Gretchen A. Crooks

Gretchen A. Crooks, 37,of 3955 Cameo Ave, Osage, IA, died Saturday March 24, 2012 at her home. Funeral services will be held 1:00 pm, Friday, March 30, 2012 at the First Congregational

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Timberwolves fall to Grizzlies

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MEMPHIS, Tenn. — This season the Minnesota Timberwolves have done a lot of work easing the pain of the past. Losing streaks to one team or

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Iowa football announces more staff changes

IOWA CITY, Iowa – – University of Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz has announced additional changes to the Hawkeye football coaching staff, with the changes taking effect immediately. Recruiting coordinator Eric Johnson, a

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Gov’t says watch for scams

FRAUDULENT UTILITY BILL E-MAIL The Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received over 40 complaints since May 2011 reporting the receipt of an unsolicited e-mail purportedly from a specified utility company. The

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Sanford police sought to charge Zimmerman

By Frances Robles, McClatchy Newspapers – SANFORD, Fla. — Despite public claims that there wasn’t enough probable cause to make a criminal case in the Trayvon Martin killing, early in the investigation the

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Working group hopeful of TIF reform

Rod Boshart,  CR Gazette – DES MOINES — A bipartisan House-Senate working group is hoping to craft reforms to the state’s tax increment financing system that can win legislative approval this session,

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