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Day: May 3, 2012

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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What is the truth about Fed ^ North Iowa?

Editorial by Matt Marquardt – I have just become aware of a new Facebook group called “Fed^ North Iowa.”  I learned about it after State Representative Sharon Steckman “recommended” a Globe Gazette

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Agreement on education budget reached

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette- DES MOINES — The only official action by the Iowa Legislature on Wednesday was approval of a resolution honoring the 1937 Melrose High School boys’ basketball state

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Capitol Digest 5-2-12

James Q. Lynch, CR Gazette – A roundup of legislative and Capitol news items of interest for Wednesday, May 2, 2012: STATE MAP GOES QR: In addition to showing roadways, rivers, rail

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Gov. Branstad signs five bills into law

Gov. Branstad today signed the following legislation into law: House File 563: An Act creating the transparency in private attorney contracts act. House File 2464: An Act relating to Department of Public

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Harkin Announces $450,000 for Des Moines Airport

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) today announced that the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Federal Aviation Administration has granted the Des Moines International Airport $450,000 to rehabilitate a portion of the

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