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Day: May 23, 2013

Markets avert a tumble

NEW YORK, May 23 (UPI) — U.S. stock indexes complied with a timeless adage Thursday: What goes up must come down. After setting a series of record closing highs in a rally

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Mason City police make burglary arrest

MASON CITY – Mason City police reported Thursday that two North Iowa men have been arrested in connection with thefts. Police said that Clay Douglas Kalvig of Mason City and Christopher Michael

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Morgan Freeman nods off during TV interview

SEATTLE, May 23 (UPI) — Actor Morgan Freeman nodded off during a morning television interview on KCPQ, Seattle’s “Fox News This Morning” program. Freeman, 75, and 80-year-old co-star Michael Caine were promoting

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Missing Mason City man located

MASON CITY – Norman Owein Erlacher has been located, according to Mason City police. Erlacher, age 59, had been missing since Monday and police had sought help in locating him due to

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Apple picks Texas for $100 million plant

CUPERTINO, Calif., May 22 (UPI) — U.S. technology giant Apple’s Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook said the company would build a factory in Texas to assemble Macintosh computers. Cook and Apple made

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N.D. town on edge, dams holding for now

CAVALIER, N.D., May 22 (UPI) — Cavalier, N.D., remained virtually closed Wednesday as water gathered in the Tongue River watershed, and residents and crews monitored dams in the region. Police blocked off

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