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Movie studio and director apologize for casting all-white cast

Movie studio and director apologize for casting all-white cast

LOS ANGELES – A Hollywood movie studio and director have issued apologies for a movie they made about ancient Egypt that has all white actors. Lionsgate and Alex Proyas made…

Man comes home to find apartment on fire, is arrested for drunk driving

Man comes home to find apartment on fire, is arrested for drunk driving

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Mason City felon who was released from prison for theft last year caught shoplifting

Mason City felon who was released from prison for theft last year caught shoplifting

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Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

Mason City man arrested for drunk driving

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Florida woman in trouble after posting photo of dog with mouth taped shut

Florida woman in trouble after posting photo of dog with mouth taped shut

SOUTH DAYTONA, FLORIDA – A Florida woman posted a photo to a social media site of her chocolate lab with its mouth taped shut, with an ominous message “this is what…

Another driver strikes a horse drawn buggy on Iowa road; 7 people avoid injury

Another driver strikes a horse drawn buggy on Iowa road; 7 people avoid injury

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Kirk Ferentz named Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week

Kirk Ferentz named Dodd Trophy Coach of the Week

ATLANTA – Officials from the Bobby Dodd Coach of the Year Foundation and Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl today announced that Iowa Head Football Coach Kirk Ferentz has been selected as The…

Dr. Ben Carson says Syrian refugees need our help but shouldn’t come here

Dr. Ben Carson says Syrian refugees need our help but shouldn’t come here

AMMAN JORDAN – Republican presidentail candidate Dr. Ben Carson is visiting Syrian refugees in the Middle East and says they deserve U.S. helpmeet shouldn’t be brought here. According to Dr.…

Cyclones lose to West Virginia in Rhoads’ finale

Cyclones lose to West Virginia in Rhoads’ finale

MORGANTOWN, WEST VIRGINIA – West Virginia (7-4, 4-4 Big 12) broke open a close game in the third quarter in its 30-6 win over Iowa State (3-9, 2-7 Big 12)…

Fire shoots out of windows as Marinos’ apartment house fills with smoke (photos)

Fire shoots out of windows as Marinos’ apartment house fills with smoke (photos)

MASON CITY – An apartment house owned by a city council woman on East State Street in Mason City was ablaze Friday afternoon, and appeared to suffer serious damage. The…

Gunman opens fire in Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic

Gunman opens fire in Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO – A man reported to have a violent past entered a Planned Parenthood clinic Friday with an assault rifle and killed three people, including a police officer…

Mason City woman rolls car, leaves scene of accident

Mason City woman rolls car, leaves scene of accident

RURAL MASON CITY – A Mason City woman was located by police after she rolled her vehicle outside town. According to the Cerro Gordo county sheriff’s office, 22-year-old Nicole Rippentrop…