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Day: April 30, 2012

Ames police nab robbery suspect

AMES – As noted in a previous press release, officers of the Ames Police Department have been investigating a robbery which occurred on March 21, 2012, in which two suspects forced their

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May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month

The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) joins local health partners and the CDC in reminding Iowans that May is Skin Cancer Awareness month. The rate of melanoma diagnoses in Iowa has

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Hawkeyes edge Gophers in baseball

MINNEAPOLIS – After losing the first two games of the weekend series by one run, the Iowa baseball team posted a thrilling 5-4 one-run win in 12 innings over Minnesota Sunday in

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Mystery-shopper scam still succeeds

By Claudia Buck, McClatchy Newspapers – SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Who wouldn’t want to get paid to go shopping? That’s partly the allure behind “mystery shopper” scams. While they aren’t new, these phony

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Hawks defeat Celtics in Game 1

By Michael Cunningham, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – ATLANTA — After two-time All-Star Al Horford went down with injury and some observers wrote off the Hawks, they quietly stayed the course while posting

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Finding work proves harder for veterans

By David Zucchino, Los Angeles Times – WASHINGTON — Matt Pizzo has a law degree, can-do attitude, proven leadership skills, and expertise in communications and satellite technology from his four years in

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White House defends drone attacks

By Ken Dilanian, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — White House counterterrorism advisor John Brennan Sunday defended the administration’s campaign of drone missile attacks against militants while acknowledging that the airstrikes have sometimes

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Packers offer DIII star a shot

By Tom Silverstein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GREEN BAY, Wis. — There’s a chance the Green Bay Packers will have the NCAA’s all-time leading receiver on their roster. You know, the guy

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