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76ers fall to Bulls, who lose Derrick Rose for the playoffs

76ers fall to Bulls, who lose Derrick Rose for the playoffs

By Bob Cooney, Philadelphia Daily News – CHICAGO — Before the season started, the Chicago Bulls were planning on sending out a starting lineup of Derrick Rose, Rip Hamilton, Luol…

Video: Koenigsberg sheds more light on his Huisentruit theory

Video: Koenigsberg sheds more light on his Huisentruit theory

MASON CITY – Vic Koenigsberg lived in the “B” building at the Key Apartments in 1995 and was home in the early morning hours when Jodi Huisentruit vanished. Koenigsberg, a…

NIACC WGolf: Smith, Eckenrod in top-10 at Regional Tournament

NIACC WGolf:  Smith, Eckenrod in top-10 at Regional Tournament

ANKENY, Iowa – The NIACC women’s golf team trails tournament leading DMACC by 24 strokes after the first day of the Region XI Tournament. The Trojans shot 399 during a…

Cubs turn back Phillies

Cubs turn back Phillies

By Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune – PHILADELPHIA — It wasn’t the outcome most expected, especially with Roy Halladay facing a Cubs lineup that has been missing in action most of the…

Cubs believe bunting will improve

By Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune – PHILADELPHIA — The Cubs’ inaugural bunting tournament in spring training was a rousing success. The results, however, haven’t translated into the regular season despite the…

A call for defense as Packers add lineman, cornerback

By Bob McGinn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GREEN BAY, Wis. — Two unanswered questions hung in the air Friday night that ultimately will tell the story of the Green Bay Packers’…

Twins fall to Royals

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — As much as the Twins believe they are a better team than a year ago, their record and the…

‘The Avengers’ opens ‘super’ summer movie season

‘The Avengers’ opens ‘super’ summer movie season

By Steven Rea, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — By sheer numbers, the caped crusaders, masked crimebusters and spandex-ed superheroes lining up at the movie box office for the summer season…

Nielsen study finds ‘second screen’ viewing enhances TV experience

By Meg James, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — When viewers watch a TV program with a tablet device, they tend to check their email, hunt for sports scores or…

Wealthy Chinese seek special visas to relocate to US

By John Boudreau, San Jose Mercury News – SAN JOSE, Calif. — Even as China emerges as a super power, many of those who have benefited most from the country’s economic…

Engineer who got Obama’s attention still doesn’t have a job

Engineer who got Obama’s attention still doesn’t have a job

By Anna M. Tinsley, McClatchy Newspapers – FORT WORTH, Texas — More than two months after President Barack Obama asked for Darin Wedel’s resume, the phone is quiet, emails are no…

Credit unions push to ease small-business lending cap

By Andrew Dunn, McClatchy Newspapers – CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When the time came late last year for David Settle to refinance a loan on his heating and air conditioning company’s building,…

Car prices edge higher as buyers shell out for amenities

By Alisa Priddle, Detroit Free Press – DETROIT — Vehicles are fetching record average prices of $30,748, up 6.9 percent from a year ago, but don’t blame the automakers. This is…

Winds of change bear down on Harley-Davidson plants

By Rick Barrett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – YORK, Pa. — For a look at what’s to come for Harley-Davidson Inc., the best place to start is the company’s largest motorcycle factory,…

Sunday night Rose Bowl scores

Sunday Night Mixed League   Rose Bowl       4/22/12 Team High Series          Candy Bar         1618 Team High Game           Candy Bar         587 Individual High Series Male         Greg loveless     556 Individual High Series Female…

North Iowa fugitive captured after prostitution arrest

North Iowa fugitive captured after prostitution arrest

30-year-old Rachal Nicolle Rasmussen had been wanted on a Cerro Gordo County warrant since failing to appear at a probation revocation hearing on May 1st, 2009. Records show she was…

New Jersey Mayor Charged with Attempted Extortion

TRENTON—The mayor of Hamilton Township, New Jersey surrendered this morning to FBI agents to face allegations he took $12,400 in bribes in exchange for his official influence over a health…

Former State Department Agent Sentenced for Transportation of Child Pornography

TAMPA—United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces that United States District Judge Richard A. Lazzara sentenced James Cafferty (45, Largo) to seven years in federal prison, followed by a lifetime…

“GPS Hike” to be held at Lime Creek

“GPS Hike” to be held at Lime Creek

An “After School Special – GPS Hike” will be held on Monday, April 30 at 4 p.m. at the Lime Creek Nature Center. Participants will utilize a handheld GPS unit…

Judge considers increasing Zimmerman’s bond

By Frances Robles, McClatchy Newspapers – SANFORD, Fla. — At court hearings and in press interviews this month, George Zimmerman’s defense lawyer said the accused murderer was flat broke, and…

George W. Bush has a new spokes-man

By Chris Vaughn, McClatchy Newspapers – FORT WORTH, Texas — Retired Marine rifleman and Iraq veteran Eric Elrod had never met a president until this week. When he shook hands…

L.A. fetish film producer convicted of federal obscenity charges

By Victoria Kim, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Five years after he was first indicted and after two prosecutions ended in mistrials, a Los Angeles-based maker and distributor…

GOP out of touch on women’s health issues, Obama says

By Michael A. Memoli, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday castigated the Republican Party for what he said were dated views on women’s health issues,…

Handling hospital bills

By Karen Garloch and Ames Alexander, McClatchy Newspapers – BEFORE YOU ENTER THE HOSPITAL Understand your insurance plan — deductibles, co-pays, maximum payouts, exclusions. Call ahead to the insurance company,…

Mason City man sentenced for drunken police chase

Mason City man sentenced for drunken police chase

On Monday, April 23rd, 30-year-old Scott Alan Anderson received a 21 day jail sentence after pleading guilty to an OWI charge. Anderson was arrested on October 11th, 2011 after police…

U.S. economy expands at lackluster 2.2 percent rate in 1st quarter

U.S. economy expands at lackluster 2.2 percent rate in 1st quarter

By Don Lee, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — The American economy grew at a sluggish rate in the first quarter, stirring more doubts about the strength of the recovery…

Branstad wants resolution on Iowa budget by next week

Branstad wants resolution on Iowa budget by next week

Rod Boshart, CR Gazette – Gov. Terry Branstad said Friday he wants to see House and Senate budget negotiators “get serious” and resolve their differences over fiscal 2013 spending levels…

Tips for energy efficiency

By Lori Johnston, Atlanta Journal-Constitution – Spring is a good time to look at your “green” habits at home. Builders, remodelers, interior designers and real estate agents encourage ways to…

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;…