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Day: March 6, 2013


Clear Lake’s Haugen signs with NIACC

MASON CITY – Clear Lake’s Brianna Haugen has signed a national letter of intent to play volleyball next season at NIACC. Haugen, a right-side hitter, recorded 55 kills with 61 blocks during

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DJIA establishes a new peak

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) — The Dow Jones industrial average hit an all-time closing high for a second straight day Wednesday, with investors wondering how long the winning run can last.

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Coach charged with driving 90 mph

TORONTO, March 6 (UPI) — A Toronto high school coach has been charged with driving 90 mph while transporting 12 members of his basketball team to a Windsor tournament, police said. Paul

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DJIA higher after historic close

NEW YORK, March 6 (UPI) — The Dow Jones industrial average rose from a record high close Wednesday with investors wondering how long can the winning run last. The DJIA closed at

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NIACC women play Southeastern tonight

MASON CITY – The NIACC women’s basketball team is on a five-game winning streak heading into Wednesday’s Region XI home contest against Southeastern. Game time is set for 7 p.m. in the

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NIACC sports weekly update

MEN’S BASKETBALL What’s next: The NIACC men’s basketball team (19-11 overall, 6-8 in ICCAC) plays at Kirkwood (18-12, 9-5) on Wednesday in the opening round of the Region XI tournament. Game time

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AIPAC seeks tighter Iran sanctions

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) — Pro-Israel advocates lobbied U.S. congressional members for tighter sanctions against Iran and protection of aid to Israel from the sequester’s automatic cuts. After the annual policy conference

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Toronto eclipses Chicago in population

TORONTO, March 6 (UPI) — Toronto has moved ahead of Chicago as the fourth largest city in North America, population figures indicate. The latest census data from Statistic Canada indicates Toronto’s population

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White House tours succumb to sequester

WASHINGTON, March 6 (UPI) — Public tours at the White House have been canceled due to the automatic $85 billion in across-the-board cuts to federal spending, administration officials said. The move, told

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Five die, hundreds injured in Egypt

PORT SAID, Egypt, March 6 (UPI) — Five people have been killed and 455 injured in clashes between protesters and Egyptian police in the city of Port Said, authorities said Wednesday. The

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