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By Jeremy Roebuck, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA—Attorneys for two former Pennsylvania State University administrators charged in the Jerry Sandusky child-sex scandal on Friday accused a key witness of violating her professional
By Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times – WEST CHESTER, Ohio—Most of the top surrogates for Mitt Romney who appeared at a massive rally Friday night expressed compassion for the victims of Hurricane
By Frances Robles, The Miami Herald – Puerto Ricans will head to the polls Tuesday to answer a question that has long divided the island of 4 million people: Do they still
By Scott Fallon, Lindy Washburn, Kim Lueddeke and Tatiana Schlossberg, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) – HACKENSACK, N.J. —In an effort to prevent a fuel shortage and ease waiting times at gas stations,
From Tiffany Mussman of Mason City: A couple nights ago was Halloween and as I do every year I took my children trick or treating here in Mason City and as always
MASON CITY – The Cerro Grodo County Republican Party announced late Friday that four powerful Republican politicians will be visiting Mason City on Sunday. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal, US Representative Marsha Blackburn
Hardin County, Iowa — Today, November 2, 2012 at approximately 2:47 PM, the Hardin County Sheriff’s Office received an E911 call requesting Deputies respond to 22626 I Ave in rural Hubbard, Iowa.
By Roger Moore, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – ORLANDO, Fla. — When was the last time Hollywood gave us a drug dealer as a hero, as comic relief in a drama? It’s not something
By Brent Snavely, Detroit Free Press – DETROIT — Chrysler earned $381 million in the third quarter, an 80 percent improvement from a year earlier, the company said Monday, as both sales and
By Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times – C-sharp minor — the mere words conjure up a sense of anxious edge, which is the feeling that drives “A Late Quartet.” Starring Christopher Walken,
By Bill Ward, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — For years, we couldn’t get away from them, or at least get them unstuck from our craniums. They were mm-mm-good, the best part of
By Barry Koltnow, The Orange County Register – Two women walk out of a movie theater. “Well, there are three hours of my life I’ll never get back,” says one woman. “That was
IOWA CITY, Iowa – University of Iowa senior guard Jaime Printy is one of 30 NCAA Division I women’s basketball players to be named a candidate for the 2012 Senior CLASS Award.
By Seema Mehta, Los Angeles Times – WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Mitt Romney pointed to Friday’s job numbers to argue that President Barack Obama has failed to deliver on his campaign promises
TAMPA—United States Attorney Robert E. O’Neill announces the return by a grand jury of an indictment charging Arnold Maurice Mathis (41, Lake Wales) with two counts of producing and attempting to produce
By Chad Terhune, Los Angeles Times – A new study finds that 49 percent of U.S. workers in small businesses were offered health insurance in 2010, down from 58 percent in 2003.
By Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau – HILLIARD, Ohio — President Barack Obama pointed to the job growth reported in new unemployment figures released Friday morning as he urged supporters to vote
By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times – WEST ALLIS, Wis. — As the crowd here chanted “Four — More — Days” in unison during a raucous rally here on Friday, Mitt Romney
By Kevin G. Hall and Rob Hotakainen, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney has been roundly criticized for insinuating that Chrysler planned to reopen a Jeep plant in