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Day: November 2, 2012

FTC hangs up on robocalls from ‘Rachel’

By Laura J. Nelson, Los Angeles Times – “Rachel from Cardholder Services” may not be calling you anymore. A federal court order Thursday morning temporarily halted operations at five telemarketing firms that

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Ducks create winning brand

by David Wharton, Los Angeles Times – EUGENE, Ore. — The clanks and booms of heavy machinery interrupt an otherwise quiet, gray morning. This is what winning football sounds like at Oregon.

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Grassley Remarks on MF Global Collapse

NOV. 1 – Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa today made the following comment on the aftermath of MF Global’s collapse.  Grassley is a senior member of the Agriculture Committee. “This week marked

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OPINION: Watts for Supervisor

I live in Chris Watts’ neighborhood and have seen and experienced the positive effects his actions have had.  Chris was instrumental in starting the first neighborhood watch program, and keeping it going

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Watchful neighbors help nab thieves

CLEAR LAKE – Shortly before 12:39 PM Wednesday afternoon, an alert neighbor noticed an unknown truck parked at an acreage in the 9000 block of 300th Street to the north of Clear

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Furbearer Season Begins November 3

Clear Lake – The dry conditions over much of Iowa will concentrate trappers near existing water when the Iowa furbearer hunting and trapping season begins on Nov. 3. “About the only option

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Vikings trying out punters

By Mark Craig and Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Vikings coach Leslie Frazier downplayed the significance of the team’s decision to work out free-agent punters just five days after Chris

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Timberwolves should be an intriguing team

By Patrick Reusse, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The Twin Cities do not have a proper appreciation for the NBA as an attraction. Evidence of this pre-dates the arrival of the Timberwolves

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2012 VOLLEYBALL ALL C.I.C. FIRST TEAM   NAME                                     GRADE                       SCHOOL *Jaali Winters                      10                               Ankeny *Kyla Inderski                      11                               Urbandale Taylor Joens                         11                               Johnston Maddie Nevenhoven            12                               Waukee Elise Brown                         12                               Dowling Catholic

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