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Day: November 3, 2012

Iowa sets record for early voting

Rod Boshart, CR Gazette – Iowa already has set an early voting record, Chad Olsen of the Iowa Secretary of State’s office said Friday. So far, 557,432 voters have cast ballots, eclipsing

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Decorah eagles building second nest

Orlan Love, CR Gazette – The world-famous Decorah eagles may be taking a year’s hiatus from their highly acclaimed reality show. “They’re building a new nest about 300 feet from the old

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On The Money: Securing an auto loan

By Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – When financing a new car purchase through a dealer or a lending institution, a buyer should know all the ins and outs of securing an auto

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Romney, Obama clash over Ohio car ads

By Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times – TOLEDO, Ohio — The demand for Jeep Wranglers outstrips supply these days, so the assembly line keeps cranking straight through the lunch shift at the

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Shoplifting spree foiled by MCPD

MASON CITY – Mason City police have made two arrests and anticipate a third in what they are calling a “shoplifting spree” that took place in October. Police say three suspects visited

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Twolves minus Love drop Kings 92-80

Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS—Opening the season without both of his young stars for the foreseeable future, Minnesota Timberwolves coach Rick Adelman went searching for energy more than anything else

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RZA suffers for his splatter-film art

By Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – The WuTang Clan rapper RZA, aka Robert Fitzgerald Diggs, takes on acting, writing, directing, composing and rapping duties on his film, “The Man with the

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UPS says holiday shipping will rise 10%

By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times – Shopping giant United Parcel Service Inc. said holiday shipping will jump 10 percent as consumers increasingly turn online to buy gifts for the season. The company

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Clippers best in L.A., for moment

By Ben Bolch, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES—It won’t be a rivalry until there’s some Clippers revelry. This doesn’t count. Lakers-Clippers won’t be Lakers-Celtics or Lakers-Heat or, heck, maybe even Lakers-Trail

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