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Day: May 14, 2012

NIACC track at NJCAA Nationals

LEVELLAND, Texas – NIACC’s track and field teams will begin competition at the NJCAA National Outdoor Championships on Tuesday. The Trojans qualified in 11 women’s events and nine men’s events for the

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Waterloo Officers Seize Handguns During Stops

On Thursday May 10, 2012 Officers with the Waterloo Police Department’s Violent Crime Apprehension Team (VCAT Unit) seized handguns on multiple stops with suspects. At approximately 9:00pm, Officers made contact with seventeen-year-old

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Hormel Institute expansion gets green light

Kevin Coss, Austin Daily Herald, Minn. – The Hormel Institute just got the monetary “green light” for its proposed $27 million expansion. Gov. Mark Dayton signed the nearly $500-million bonding bill Friday afternoon,

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A milestone for Spam

Adam Harringa, Austin Daily Herald, Minn. – Spam’s 75th birthday bash isn’t until July, but the canned meat hit another milestone today. On May 11, 1937 — exactly 75 years ago — Hormel

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Iowa man, 26, could get life sentence

John Mangalonzo, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – There is a strong possibility David Lee Davis Jr. will grow old inside a prison cell. The 26-year-old Burlington man, whose involvement in the sale

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Yahoo CEO quits over resume discrepancy

By Roger Vincent, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson resigned from the digital media company Sunday after a dissident shareholder called attention to his apparent misrepresentation of

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Energy Consumers Encouraged to Recycle Old Appliances

MARION, Iowa – Alliant Energy and MidAmerican Energy Company held an open house last week to showcase the Conservation Services Group/JACO Environmental appliance recycling facility in Marion, Iowa. The 30,000-square-foot facility implements

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50 bodies found along Mexican highway

By Tracy Wilkinson, Los Angeles Times – MEXICO CITY — Mexican authorities responding to an anonymous tip discovered about 50 mostly mutilated bodies dumped on the side of a highway between Monterrey and

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Cyclones’ Hines To Retire

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State assistant coach Gary Hines announced his retirement Monday after more than 30 years as a softball player and coach. Hines has served as the Cyclones pitching coach

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