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Day: October 22, 2012


Soy Energy layoffs not yet confirmed

MASON CITY – Information obtained by this morning that layoffs occurred Monday morning at Soy Energy, LLC in Mason City has not yet been confirmed. Information stating that “everybody is laid

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EDITORIAL: Renewables at risk

By The CR Gazette Editorial Board – Is Iowa’s renewable-energy boom busted? We don’t think so. Yes, the remarkable growth of Iowa’s wind power and corn-based ethanol and soybean-based biodiesel industries has

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Bachmann runs hard, holds lead on Graves

Jennifer Brooks, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – U.S. Rep. Michele Bachmann is leading Democratic challenger Jim Graves heading into the final weeks of the campaign, according to a new poll commissioned by the Star

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Iowa AD Gary Barta talks night games

Scott Dochterman, CR Gazette – MISSING BIG Iowa kicker Mike Meyer entered the game kicking 14-of-15 field goals and all 12 extra points. In the first half, Meyer missed both of his

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US relieved to reach Hexagonal

By Michelle Kaufman, The Miami Herald – Whew. U.S. soccer fans can put their antiperspirant away — for a few months, anyway — now that Jurgen Klinsmann and his team survived a surprisingly

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Yankees eyeing personnel decisions

By Pete Caldera, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) – As the Tigers exchanged their jerseys for newly minted-AL Championship t-shirts in a giddy on-field celebration, Yankees players gathered their bats and gloves and trudged

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College football conference call

By Blair Kerkhoff, The Kansas City Star – Conference call in college football: Big 12 RISING: K-State’s Collin Klein took the lead in the weekly Heisman watch with a seven touchdown performance —

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