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Day: September 30, 2012


Hawkeyes beat Minnesota, 31-13

Marcus R. Fuller, Pioneer Press, St. Paul, Minn. – IOWA CITY, Iowa — Minnesota coach Jerry Kill’s team was the surprise of the Big Ten entering conference play. And the Gophers continued

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Aredale Mayor Minnier Wrestles Starla Love

AREDALE – There was hot midget wrestling action at Duck’s Bar & Grille in Aredale Saturday night, broadcasted by Pat Palmer, aka The Computer Guy. Jeremy Minnier, the mayor of Aredale, wrestled

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Bacon makes everything better

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette – IOWA CITY — They had a plan and they executed it to perfection. There was the game and all that. The Hawkeyes rode running back Mark Weisman

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Guantanamo detainee is repatriated

By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times – Omar Ahmed Khadr, the youngest and last remaining Western prisoner at the Guantanamo Bay detention center for terrorism suspects, was sent home Saturday to

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California adopts wider law on guns

By Michael J. Mishak and Patrick McGreevy, Los Angeles Times – SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Friday outlawing the open carrying of rifles and shotguns in cities across

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ISU Women Defend Griak Title; Men Second

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. – All-Americans Betsy Saina and Meaghan Nelson ran to a 1-2 finish as their fifth-ranked Iowa State women’s cross country team placed its top five runners among the top

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Helpware: SlimDrivers program throws curveballs

By Noah Matthews, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – “Tired of spending hours updating your PC?” Good question. The answer promised to be a free download of SlimDrivers (http:///, which promises to scan your

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Problems are few at Carmageddon 2

By Alan Zarembo, Ari Bloomekatz and Marisa Gerber, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES—The plot is identical to last summer’s Carmageddon: Can Los Angeles avoid a traffic apocalypse as officials shut down

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Cyclones Sweep TCU

AMES, Iowa – No. 19 Iowa State (8-5, 2-1 Big 12) swept the TCU Horned Frogs (13-3, 2-1 Big 12) in three sets (25-19, 25-19, 25-17) on Saturday in Hilton Coliseum. The

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, The Miami Herald – BUTTER (R) When her husband retires, a woman (Jennifer Garner) decides to keep his 15-year streak as Iowa’s champion butter carver going by entering the

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