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Day: September 17, 2012

Closing the book on CIA torture

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times: ——— Thanks to the Obama administration and belated action by Congress, the Central Intelligence Agency is no longer in the business of torturing

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Niners stop Lions, 27-19

By Cam Inman, Contra Costa Times – SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco 49ers opened their penultimate season at Candlestick Park with more than just another win for their growing credibility. This

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West Park trails under repair

MASON CITY – Trails south of West Park tennis courts are currently under repair. The Mason City Council at their September 4th meeting selected Heartland Asphalt to do the work.  Their bid

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Latest from Steve King

Congressman Steve King (R-IA) spoke at the Values Voter Summit 2012 on September 14, 2012. — Sept. 14th, 2012: King Introduces “No Hungry Kids Act” Washington, DC- Congressman Steve King (R-IA) released

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Actor gives us an Urban take on Judge Dredd

By Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – ORLANDO, Fla. — The British comic book “Judge Dredd” made its debut in the mid-1970s, starring a helmeted lawman who was judge, jury and executioner in

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Capers adjusts and Packers improve

By Tom Silverstein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GREEN BAY, Wis. — Feeling the sting of an opening day loss in which his unit made too many mistakes to contend with a top-tier team

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No NHL deal reached; lockout begins

By George Richards, The Miami Herald – MIAMI — With no formal negotiations taking place Saturday, the NHL locked out its players for the third time since 1994 at midnight. The NHL and

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Companies set sights on aging consumers

By Ely Portillo, The Charlotte Observer – CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Easier-to-chew foods, brighter lights in stores and bigger, clearer fonts on packaging: Those are a few of the changes marketers discussed at a

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