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Day: June 11, 2012

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Mason City OP Restaurant has Closed

MASON CITY – The Other Place restaurant in downtown Mason City has apparently closed its doors. The restaurant, located at 125 1st Street SE, is not open and a sign is hung

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Photo of the day: Skewed values?

The photo below was submitted by an NIT reader.  The photo is of a sticker on a pickup truck that was parked in Mason City this weekend.  The person who submitted the

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6 die in Nigeria church attacks

By Franca Gbabo and Kate Thomas – ABUJA, Nigeria — At least six people were killed and more than 50 injured Sunday when two churches in Nigeria attacked by unknown assailants. Authorities

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Egypt election boycott gains momentum

By Jeffrey Fleishman and Reem Abdellatif, Los Angeles Times – CAIRO — A movement to boycott this week’s runoff presidential election is gaining momentum, threatening Egypt’s restive transition to democracy and revealing

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MCPL summer music has begun

MASON CITY – The Summer Music Series has begun at the Mason City Public Library. Join us on Fridays from 11am to 2pm in the library Commons to enjoy free performances by

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How the Heat and Thunder match up

By Broderick Turner, Los Angeles Times – It will be billed by many as good versus evil. But in so many ways, the NBA Finals matchup between the likable Oklahoma City Thunder

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Woods, Martin to get early start

By Steve Corkran, Contra Costa Times – SAN FRANCISCO — The marquee group for the start of U.S. Open practice rounds Monday features former Stanford teammates Tiger Woods and Casey Martin. The

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Cards let one get away

By Joe Strauss, St. Louis Post-Dispatch – ST. LOUIS — The Cardinals happened upon a game for the stealing Sunday afternoon at Busch Stadium. Rather than seize upon it, they retreated to

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Brewers hang on to close out Padres

By Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – MILWAUKEE — The record will show the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the San Diego Padres, 6-5, Sunday afternoon at Miller Park to clinch a winning homestand.

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TV picks for the week of June 11-17

By Dale Roe, Austin American-Statesman – —Monday “The Bachelorette” 7 p.m., ABC: Off with their heads! Emily axes two more suitors following a trip to London. “Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives” 9 p.m.,

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