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Day: June 28, 2012

Iran sanctions are about to get tougher

By Ramin Mostaghim and Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau – TEHRAN — As the West has tightened its economic chokehold in an effort to force Iran’s government to scale back its growing

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Crime is down? Senior Center robbed

Editorial by Matt Marquardt – It has been reported in another local media that crime is down in Mason City. Although your mayor and city council are also going along with this

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Best Buy prepares to fight founder

By Thomas Lee, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The board of Best Buy has decided to collectively pay the company’s four top executives $2 million in cash to cement their ties to

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NBC says Olympics viewership won’t top Beijing

By Bob Fernandez, The Philadelphia Inquirer – NEW YORK — Speaking from the Olympics “highlights factory” Wednesday, NBC Sports executives dampened expectations that TV viewership for this summer’s London games would top that

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New playoff system works for Notre Dame

By Brian Hamilton, Chicago Tribune – Back in the office Wednesday, Jack Swarbrick could beam at the college football playoff baby birthed a day earlier. Then the Notre Dame athletic director could sigh

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EDITORIAL: Felons and voting rights

CR Gazette – Should Iowans care if convicted felons ever get back their right to vote in this state? We think so. But what’s the right approach? Is it: — Automatic restoration

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