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Day: June 15, 2012

‘Dallas’ premieres big on TNT

By Yvonne Villarreal, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — TNT’s reboot of “Dallas” struck oil. Its Wednesday premiere drew nearly 7 million viewers, making it the No. 1 scripted series premiere

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NASA chief visits SpaceX headquarters

By W.J. Hennigan, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Just weeks after SpaceX became the first private company to visit the International Space Station, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden toured the company’s

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World

Prosecution rests in Sandusky trial

By Jeremy Roebuck and Michael Matza, The Philadelphia Inquirer – BELLEFONTE, Pa. — Prosecutors closed their case Thursday in the Jerry Sandusky child-sex-abuse trial with testimony from a man who said his

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Obama, Romney battle it out in Ohio

By Michael Finnegan and Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times – CINCINNATI — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney dueled Thursday from opposite ends of a state vital to their

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US targets financial abuse of elderly

By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times – WASHINGTON — Federal regulators launched an investigation into the financial abuse of the elderly, citing a new report that advisors, planners, family members and others

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Obit: Jerome “Jerry” Sandberg, 85

Jerome “Jerry” Sandberg, 85, of 601 E. South Street, Manly, died Monday, June 11, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.  His wish was to be cremated.  A graveside service will be held

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Work Release Escape Notice: Darnell Lee

NAME: Darnell Cameron Lee AGE: 21 SEX: Male FACILITY: Fort Des Moines Work Release Facility OFFENSE: Willful Injury Causing Bodily Injury, Assault on Peace Officer SENTENCE: 6 Years COUNTY OF COMMITTMENT: Polk

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Sports

Thome leads Phils over Twins, 6-1

By Joe Christensen, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The exhaustive search for Jim Thome’s 607th home run ball proved fruitless Thursday night. Long after the Phillies’ 6-1 victory over the Minnesota

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