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Day: August 23, 2012

Brewers sweep out the Cubs

By Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – MILWAUKEE — When he took the mound Wednesday, right-hander Yovani Gallardo was the last man standing from the Milwaukee Brewers’ original 2012 starting rotation. Left-hander

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Ferentz: Hill, Lile to miss 2012 season

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa head football coach Kirk Ferentz announced Tuesday that freshman running back Barkley Hill and freshman defensive back Ruben Lile have suffered injuries during preseason practice

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Iowa man gets 120 months for meth ring

DAVENPORT, IA – On August 15, 2012, James Earl Arnold, age 41, of Wever, Iowa, was sentenced to 120 months imprisonment, having previously pleaded guilty to conspiracy to manufacture and distribute 50

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Trgeting Omaha Gun Crime

Omaha, Neb. – The Omaha Police Department (OPD) and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) recently launched an ad campaign in Omaha to encourage the public to report gun

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Broadband battle hits rural areas

By Jim Spencer and Larry Oakes, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – TWO HARBORS, Minn. — Cable companies weren’t interested when the federal government dangled millions of dollars to expand broadband Internet service in

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Building new channels for the data flood

By Kirk Ladendorf, Austin American-Statesman – AUSTIN, Texas — The enormous success of the smartphone market has put a rocket booster under Apple Inc.’s stock price. But it’s also stressing the nation’s

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