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Day: November 20, 2012

Rutgers joins the Big 10 Conference

Park Ridge, Ill.— The Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors (COP/C) announced unanimous approval today for Rutgers University to join the Big Ten Conference, with competition to begin in all sports at a

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Hostess, union mediation fails

By Tiffany Hsu, Los Angeles Times – Looks like it’ll be a bake sale after all. Hostess Brands Inc. said Tuesday that mediation efforts with the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union

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2013 ISU FB Schedule Released

AMES, Iowa – The Big 12 Conference announced its 2013 league football schedule Tuesday. The conference shared that several conference games could still have date changes pending network television decisions. Two potential

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EU backs new Syrian opposition group

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times – LONDON — The European Union threw its political weight behind a newly formed Syrian opposition coalition Monday in a boost to efforts to unite the many

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2 Hawkeyes Garner All-America Honors

IOWA CITY, Iowa — University of Iowa field hockey seniors Jessica Barnett and Kathleen McGraw earned All-America recognition from Synapse Sports. Barnett is a second team All-American, while McGraw earned third team All-America

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NIACC sports weekly release

Men’s basketball What’s next: The NIACC men’s basketball team (7-1) returns to action Tuesday at home against Riverland Community College (2-1). Game time is set for 7:30 p.m. The Trojans wrap up

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Commentary: How Bond keeps killing it

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times – To no one’s surprise, “Skyfall” has cleaned up at the U.S. box office. The Daniel Craig-led James Bond picture had the highest domestic opening in the

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R&B singer Billy Scott dies at 70

By Brad Dickerson, The Sun News (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) – MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Billy Scott, whose “beach music” hits included “I Got the Fever” and “California,” died Saturday in Charlotte, N.C., following

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Successful Food Drive Held at NIACC

MASON CITY – North Iowa Area Community College (NIACC) Student Senate and College Entrepreneurial Organization (CEO) clubs sponsored a Thanksgiving Food Drive on campus from November 5 to November 9, with all

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Malloy Garners First Big 12 Award

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State freshman Andie Malloy has been named the Big 12 Rookie of the Week, the league office announced Monday. It is the first weekly award for Malloy and

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