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Day: May 4, 2012

Southwestern drops NIACC softball

FORT DODGE, Iowa – Southwestern softball took advantage of four NIACC errors and seven strikeouts by Leah Kipfer to drop NIACC on Friday in the second round of the Region XI Tournament,

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Mason City projects win awards

Des Moines – Main Street Iowa held it’s annual awards ceremony at the Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center, Veteran’s Memorial Friday, May 4th, 2012. The Mason City StreetScape, The Historic Park

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Hawks lose Game 3 at Boston in overtime

By Michael Cunningham, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – BOSTON — There was the potential for turnabout in this series, and Celtics coach Doc Rivers knew it. The Hawks seemingly had no chance in Game

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ICE agent killed; teenage son arrested

By Matt Stevens and Kim Christensen, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Everything was going well for Myron W. Chisem, a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent since 2007. One of

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AARP launches Iowa lobbying effort

Steve Gravelle, CR Gazette – CEDAR RAPIDS — Eric Ash said he is worried generational conflict may pose a threat to Social Security and Medicare. “We’re seeing the needs of the young

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NIACC sweeps Marshalltown

MASON CITY, Iowa – No. 13 NIACC baseball had a lot of hometown help to sweep against Division I opponent Marshalltown Community College, getting 12 RBI out of freshmen from Mason City

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Russia issues threat against NATO

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times – MOSCOW — Russia may consider a pre-emptive strike on a missile defense system in Europe if the U.S.-led NATO project continues as planned, a top

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Nowitzki couldn’t save Mavericks

By Art Garcia, McClatchy Newspapers – DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki has essentially carried the Mavericks for his entire career. But with this season, his 14th, on the brink, Nowitzki couldn’t muster the kind

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