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Day: April 27, 2012

Drake Relays: Friday’s results

Jeff Linder, CR Gazette – DES MOINES — Results/schedule for high school events at Friday’s session of the Drake Relays: BOYS Shot put — 1. Shaquille Wells (Urbandale), 55-5 1/2; 2. Derrick

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Gov. Branstad signs nine bills into law

Gov. Branstad today signed the following legislation into law: House File 675: An Act concerning mechanics’ liens including the establishment of a state construction registry for residential construction property, and including effect

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So long, Newt

McClatchy-Tribune News Service – The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune – ——— Never one to eat his words, Newt Gingrich is nonetheless being fed replay after replay of the famous

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Capsule reviews of feature films

The Philadelphia Inquirer – ACT OF VALOR 1 1/2 stars. This action film’s claim to fame is that it stars active-duty Navy SEALs. The problem is that these stoic warriors infect Act

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‘Bernie’ is murderously charming

By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — “Bernie,” a quirky tragi-comedy starring Jack Black as a meticulous mortician, a faithful Methodist, a good neighbor and an improbable murderer, is

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