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Day: May 2, 2012

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Capitol Digest 5-1-12

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette – A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Tuesday, May 1, 2012: GOPAC TAPS STRAWN: Former Republican Party of Iowa Chairman Matt Strawn

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Op-ed: Jobs (by Peter Children)

Today’s paper spoke of jobs lost by not allowing the waste to energy operation to settle here. Fifty jobs lost is what it said. Wrong, it was a  proposal  to hire 50

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MN Man Sentenced for Assaulting Minor

United States Attorney Brendan V. Johnson announced that a Rosebud, South Dakota man charged with assault resulting in substantial bodily injury was sentenced on May 1, 2012, by United States District Judge

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Cyclones Add Ashley Hagedorn To Roster

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State head women’s basketball coach Bill Fennelly announced Wednesday that former I-K-M Manning and Des Moines Area Community College player Ashley Hagedorn will walk on at the school

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Old Zimmerman Myspace page surfaces

By Frances Robles, McClatchy Newspapers – SANFORD, Fla. — Just as George Zimmerman’s attorney pushes the envelope of accepted legal practices by launching a social media operation for his client, another site has

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Intel puts big bet on ultrabooks

By Steve Johnson, San Jose Mercury News – SAN JOSE, Calif. — Racing to branch out from traditional personal computers where most of its chips are used, Intel Corp. is making a huge

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Outside groups lead the charge in campaign ads

By Melanie Mason and Matea Gold, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — A hard-hitting commercial blasting President Barack Obama’s stimulus spending as a “failure” flooded television sets last week in eight swing states

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