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Fran McCaffery interview: November 4th, 2012

Fran McCaffery interview: November 4th, 2012

Q: You gave every player on the bench some playing time, how nice was it to be able to see them all in game situation and get a few minutes? …

Another storm threatens Jersey Shore

By Anthony R. Wood, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — Already ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, the Jersey Shore is on track to get exactly what it doesn’t need: another siege…

Iowa Man Killed in Fall From Tree Stand

MOUNT PLEASANT – A Vinton man was killed after falling from a tree stand Saturday in Henry County. Clint Michael Lawrence, 38, was found at approximately 8:30 p.m. where he…

Romney: Country one day away from ‘a new beginning’

Romney: Country one day away from ‘a new beginning’

By Maeve Reston, Los Angeles Times – SANFORD, Fla. — Mitt Romney’s sprint through five rallies in four states began on a misty morning here along the vaunted I-4 corridor,…

At Obama rally, Springsteen vows ‘No Surrender’

At Obama rally, Springsteen vows ‘No Surrender’

By Kathleen Hennesey, Tribune Washington Bureau – MADISON, Wis. — Bruce Springsteen was rhyming “Obama” with “pajama” and “Osama.” Presidential adviser and guru David Axelrod was waxing nostalgic about the…

Iowa business leaders warn against politicizing courts

Iowa business leaders warn against politicizing courts

Trish Mehaffey, CR Gazette – CEDAR RAPIDS — Some Iowa business leaders are concerned about the consequences of kicking out judges based on a special interest group’s political agenda, warning…

UPDATE: Authorities search for alleged domestic abuser Sunday night in Mason City

UPDATE: Authorities search for alleged domestic abuser Sunday night in Mason City

MASON CITY – Authorities are searching for an alleged domestic abuser at this time who may be in possession of a firearm, police said Monday afternoon. Sunday afternoon at about…

Prosecutors in Afghanistan massacre case face tough challenge

By Kim Murphy and Ned Parker, Los Angeles Times – KABUL, Afghanistan — Most everyone was asleep when an Afghan guard at a U.S. military camp spotted the American soldier…

Voting debacle in Florida causes chaos, confusion

By Patricia Mazzei, Amy Sherman and Kathleen Mcgrory, The Miami Herald – MIAMI — What began Sunday morning as an attempt by the Miami-Dade County elections department to let more…

On The Money: Protect your financial data while shopping online

By Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – Internet security should be a top concern for anyone who shops online, particularly during the holiday season. A simple mistake or assumption about…

Injuries mount, but Packers prevail over Cards

Injuries mount, but Packers prevail over Cards

By Gary D’Amato, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GREEN BAY, Wis. — It’s not often that an NFL team limps into its bye week on a four-game winning streak. That, however,…

Tell it like it is, Vikings; Ponder stinks right now

Tell it like it is, Vikings; Ponder stinks right now

By Jim Souhan, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – SEATTLE — If Christian Ponder had access to as many open receivers as excuses, he could set records while throwing lefthanded. His wideouts…

OPINION: Northwood citizen: Northwood Mayor Severson made “inappropriate comments on people’s Facebook”

OPINION: Northwood citizen: Northwood Mayor Severson made “inappropriate comments on people’s Facebook”

Opinion from a citizen of Northwood: Regarding the incidents that have happened to the mayor of Northwood, Randy Severson, I think he should have been removed or resigned from office.…

Arrests, citations increase at University of Iowa

Vanessa Miller, CR Gazette – The number of University of Iowa students arrested or cited in the last school year was higher than in the previous two years, and one…

Ask the Experts: Trustee can act without siblings’ consent

By Claudia Buck, The Sacramento Bee – What happens when siblings don’t agree on dividing up their parents’ estate? That issue is addressed this week by Sacramento, Calif., estate planning…

Mason City Park Board met with Golf Advisory Board last week

Mason City Park Board met with Golf Advisory Board last week

PARK BOARD JOINT MEETING WITH GOLF ADVISORY BOARD November 1, 2012 6PM AT HIGHLAND PARK CLUB HOUSE The joint meeting between the Park Board and Golf Advisory Board was attended…

Romney makes impassioned pitch for Iowa votes

Rod Boshart, CR Gazette – DES MOINES – GOP president candidate Mitt Romney told cheering Iowa supporters Sunday he’s counting on them to help punch his ticket to the White…

Collision with utility pole leads to arrest

Collision with utility pole leads to arrest

MASON CITY – Shortly after 9am Saturday morning Mason City police officers responded to a single vehicle collision with a utility pole at the corner of State Street East &…

More charges filed in North End firearm incident

More charges filed in North End firearm incident

MASON CITY – Recently paroled from prison, Tyler Meuer, age 22, of Mason City had been arrested on Friday, October 26th, for one Class D felony count of intimidation with…

Q&A: Medicare open enrollment too often overlooked

By Claudia Buck, The Sacramento Bee – Autumn marks the beginning of open enrollment season, that annual rite where employees with health care coverage at work get to choose their…

Unbeaten Falcons pull away from Cowboys late

Unbeaten Falcons pull away from Cowboys late

By Clarence E. Hill Jr., Fort Worth Star-Telegram – ATLANTA — Unbeaten Atlanta scored 13 points in the fourth quarter to pull away from the Dallas Cowboys en route to…

Ball-control Falcons limit Romo’s time

By Charean Williams, Fort Worth Star-Telegram – ATLANTA — All Tony Romo could do was stand on the sideline, baseball cap on his head, and watch as time ticked away.…

Lakers beat Pistons; Nash might be out a month

Lakers beat Pistons; Nash might be out a month

By Mike Bresnahan, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — It’s official. The Los Angeles Lakers won’t go 0-82. They beat the unimpressive Detroit Pistons, 108-79, gladly taking victory Sunday…

Kentuckiana is epicenter of NCAA men’s hoops

By Michelle Kaufman, The Miami Herald – College basketball always has been king in Kentucky and Indiana. Hundreds of fans in Lexington camped out a few weeks ago to secure…

Georgia high court to hear ‘Girls Gone Wild’ case

By Bill Rankin, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution – ATLANTA — Fourteen-year-old Lindsey Boyd was walking down the strip in Panama City, Fla., when two men, one holding a video camera, asked…

Saints, Eagles enter Monday night game a combined 5-9

By Zach Berman, The Philadelphia Inquirer – METAIRIE, La. — As unsettling as the Eagles’ season has been in Philadelphia, there’s similar bewilderment in New Orleans about how a team…

Take Five: Election shows that get our vote

By Andy Edelstein, Newsday – As Election Day beckons Tuesday, we’re looking back today at five of TV’s most memorable (fictitious) political contests. Batman vs. the Penguin (“Batman,” Nov. 11-12,…

New Jersey Shore, ravaged by Sandy, might never be same

By Molly Hennessy-Fiske and Scott Gold, Los Angeles Times – POINT PLEASANT, N.J. — There were all of 21 homes on the little cul-de-sac. There wasn’t much space between them…

‘Cruise to nowhere’ was a hit after Sandy

By Erica L. Green, The Baltimore Sun – BALTIMORE — Families looking for a cheap getaway, friends looking to do a little duty-free shopping, couples celebrating an anniversary, and spontaneous…

‘Hunger Games’: Lionsgate stays with Frances Lawrence for ‘Mockingjay’

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Lionsgate is sticking with “Catching Fire” director Frances Lawrence for “Mockingjay Part 1” and “Mockingjay Part 2,” choosing consistency over…

US Central Command commends ICE for hiring US military veterans

On Thursday, U.S. Central Command’s (CENTCOM’s) senior enlisted leader presented U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Director John Morton with a certificate of appreciation for ICE’s work in recruiting, hiring…

Hard-partying tech geeks get their own reality show

By Jessica Guynn, Los Angeles Times – SAN FRANCISCO — It was only a matter of time before reality show producers trained their cameras on Silicon Valley. High-tech’s promised land…

Little-used Edwards comes up big as Panthers stop Redskins

By Ron Green Jr., The Charlotte Observer – LANDOVER, Md. — The Carolina Panthers found Armanti Edwards and they found a victory. Keyed by a long fourth-quarter reception by Edwards,…

James Bond over the years: the best and worst

By Colin Covert, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – Both as a spy and a film-series brand, James Bond is invincible. The franchise, celebrating its 50th anniversary with this week’s U.S. release…

Mulally’s successor will have to wait until 2015

By Alisa Priddle, Detroit Free Press – DETROIT — Mark Fields has a higher probability of becoming Ford’s next CEO with his promotion to chief operating officer next month, but…

Waldorf football player arrested on felony drug charges

Waldorf football player arrested on felony drug charges

FOREST CITY – According to a Winnebago County Sheriff’s Department inmate roster Sarladine Allah Connally, age 21, was booked into the county jail in Forest City shortly before 1pm Thursday.…

Despite their questionable value, celebrity endorsements are welcome

By Dahleen Glanton, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — Former Chicago Bears coach Mike Ditka endorsed Republican John McCain for president four years ago. And in 2004, Bruce Springsteen joined Democrat…

Candidates hit battleground states

by William Douglas and Anita Kumar, McClatchy Newspapers – CONCORD, N.H. — President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney clashed Sunday over who could deliver change to a gridlocked…

Pentagon pushed email voting for troops despite security concerns

By Greg Gordon, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — Counties in 31 states are accepting tens of thousands of electronic absentee ballots from U.S. soldiers and overseas civilians, despite years of…

Notre Dame falls to 4th in BCS standings

By Brian Hamilton, Chicago Tribune – The package is called “Desperado,” and desperate times call for “Desperado” measures. And Pittsburgh lining up for a makeable, potentially season-eviscerating field goal in…

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