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Day: April 5, 2013

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Pawn shop latest addition to Streetscape

MASON CITY – Mason City’s multi-million dollar re-habbed Streetscape on North Federal Avenue near the downtown has welcomed a pawn shop as its latest shopping destination. Select One Pawn held a grand

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Pipeline boosts Iran, Pakistan defiance

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, April 4 (UPI) — The Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline recently inaugurated in the face of stiff U.S. opposition has bolstered an emerging partnership between the two Muslim states against

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Sweden debating transgendered fertility

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, April 4 (UPI) — Swedish legislators are debating whether people who undergo sex-change surgery should be required to become “infertile.” The discussion could be academic, the news agency TT reported.

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Grassley finds hospitals profit from drugs

CHARLOTTE, N.C., April 4 (UPI) — Three non-profit hospitals in North Carolina made millions via a government discount drug program intended to help the poor and uninsured, a U.S. senator said. U.S.

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Carville wants Hillary in presidential bid

WASHINGTON, April 4 (UPI) — Democratic strategist James Carville has added his support to a super PAC dedicated to attracting Hillary Clinton into the 2016 presidential race. Carville, who managed Bill Clinton’s

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50 days of non-violence urged

ATLANTA, April 4 (UPI) — A 50-day campaign to curb U.S. youth violence began Thursday, the anniversary of the slaying of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., organizers said. The anti-violence

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Ax used to kill 9 women, girls in India

RAIPUR, India, April 4 (UPI) — A man described as “reportedly mentally unstable” allegedly killed nine girls and women with an ax Thursday in India, authorities said. Pandu Nageshia, 35,was jailed in

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Iowa robbers plead guilty in court

SIOUX CITY – Two Iowa men who conspired to rob a South Sioux City, Nebraska, business pled guilty March 26, 2013, in federal court in Sioux City. Terrence Miles, age 20, from

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