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Day: May 30, 2012

Obit: Dixie Y. Schaer, 75

Dixie Y. Schaer, 75 of 912 Fillmore Ave, Mason City, died Monday May 28, 2012 at Heritage Care Center in Mason City. Funeral services will be held at 1:30 pm Friday, June

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Preventing prison rape

McClatchy-Tribune News Service – The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times: Congress passed the Prison Rape Elimination Act in 2003 hoping to contain a national epidemic. Nearly a decade later,

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The Golden Gate Bridge’s fatal flaw

By John Bateson, Los Angeles Times – As San Francisco hosts a citywide birthday party for the Golden Gate Bridge’s 75th anniversary, one thing that won’t be celebrated is the fact that the

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Time to put brakes on domestic spying

McClatchy-Tribune News Service – The following editorial appeared in the Philadelphia Inquirer: Americans who pick up the phone to call overseas have no way of knowing whether they’re on the modern-day equivalent of

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Few details on death of pregnant Iowa woman

Mark Newman, Ottumwa Courier, Iowa – AGENCY — Authorities are being cautious in releasing information as they continue to investigate a fatal shooting that occurred southwest of Agency. Lisa Techel, 23,  was killed

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