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Day: April 21, 2012

Drake Relays qualifiers, heat and lane assignments

Jeff Linder, CR Gazette – DES MOINES — The Drake Relays has released the high school field for next week’s event. Here’s a link: Here’s a link to the schedule:

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Gov. Branstad signs 10 bills into law

Gov. Branstad on Friday signed the following legislation into law: House File 2399: An Act relating to scrap metal transactions, prohibiting certain sales, and providing penalities. House File 2467: An Act relating

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Heartbreak Graffiti (by Carl Grover)

While walking my yellow lab, Chloe, through East Park, I noticed some spray painted words on the Winnebago River Trail Bridge. As I got closer I realized that this was not what

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Stock indexes mostly up for week on earnings

By Kate Gibson, MarketWatch – NEW YORK — U.S. stocks mostly advanced Friday, with two of the major indexes halting a two-week losing streak, as better-than-expected corporate results overrode global concerns. “A

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Monumental day for fans of Fort Ord

By Julie Cart, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — President Barack Obama on Friday designated Fort Ord a national monument, completing its conversion from bustling military base to popular Monterey Peninsula

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Rockies drop Brewers, 4-3

By Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – MILWAUKEE — One-run games have been the norm this week for the Milwaukee Brewers. And when you’re in an offensive funk, like the Brewers have

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Lakers rattled by Spurs

By Kevin Ding, The Orange County Register – SAN ANTONIO — The sinking stone that has been the Lakers’ defense the second half of this season cost them another big game Friday

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