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Day: April 13, 2012

Capitol Digest 4-12-12

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette – A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Thursday, April 12, 2012: REJECTED: Iowa Senate Democrats blocked the confirmation of a Dubuque woman

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Cubs beat Cards 9-5

By Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune – ST. LOUIS — Ian Stewart’s long wait finally came to an end Friday in the first inning of a 9-5 Cubs victory over the Cardinals in the

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International nuclear talks with Iran begin

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau – ISTANBUL, Turkey — World powers began potentially crucial talks with Iran on Friday over its disputed nuclear program, even as Western officials appeared to rule out

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AFL-CIO forms ‘super PAC’ to motivate voters

By Melanie Mason, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — A “super PAC” created by an influential labor organization will focus its efforts on motivating voters on the ground, rather than financing television commercials.

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Former Osage standouts sign with NIACC

OSAGE, Iowa – Two Osage Green Devils will be NIACC Trojans next basketball season. Samantha Rogers and Jessica Rogers became the fourth and fifth signees for Coach Kelli Terrell’s team this week

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Skogen commits to NIACC

MASON CITY, Iowa – Mason City High School’s third all-time leading scorer Sam Skogen has signed to play for NIACC men’s basketball and coach Mark Mohl next season. Skogen, a unanimous first-team

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Hormel Foods recognizes suppliers

Austin Daily Herald, Minn. – Hormel Foods Corp. is rewarding excellent companies. Hormel Foods recently awarded 75 suppliers with a 2011 Spirit of Excellence Award for their roles in the company’s continuous

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Iowa House approves restrictions on TIF

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette – DES MOINES – Iowa House Republicans scaled-back their tax increment financing (TIF) reforms, but opponents still called them job-killers. House File 2460 that would limit the

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