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Friday afternoon, inside the Marshall County Courthouse rotunda, the public gathered for a special rally sponsored by CAPS, in recognition of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month. Representatives from CAPS and other local agencies, shared stories of their work fighting this societal struggle. Jocelyn Hernandez of ACCESS, far right, spoke about her role in helping a woman with a young child leave an abusive relationship.

Standing up for children

Todays News

In recognition of April being Child Abuse Prevention Month, CAPS (Child Abuse Prevention Services) in Marshalltown, launched a public awareness campaign aimed at educating the masses on the plight of these children. Friday afternoon inside the rotunda of the Marshall County Courthouse, ...

Daily Record, April 29, 2017

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Marshalltown Police Department Arrests • On Wednesday, Prentiss R. Wolf Jr. was arrested for violation of a no-contact order and on a warrant from another county. • On Wednesday, Ryan Lee Stubbs was arrested on a warrant. • On Tuesday, Rosa Icela Gonzalez was arrested for ...

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In this March 29, photo, people walk near the Comcast Innovation and Technology Center under construction, middle, and the Comcast Center, center right, in Philadelphia. On Friday, the Commerce Department issues the first of three estimates of how the U.S. economy performed in the January-March quarter.

US economy expanded at weakest pace in 3 years

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic ...

Barry Jenkins

Director Jenkins ready to return to work

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Two months after his "Moonlight" pulled out a last-second, best-picture win at the Oscars, director Barry Jenkins says "it's time to work." "You live your whole life — not for this moment, but to have a career. So I have a career now. So I'm going to keep going with it," ...

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Under new management

Todays News

Dustin Wright has been named president of UPH–Marshalltown effective May 15. Wright is currently the CEO of Community Memorial Hospital in Sumner, an affiliate of UPH–Waterloo. Prior to joining Community Memorial Hospital as president and CEO in June 2015, Wright held numerous healthcare ...

Teens-Social Media Breaks

Facebook gearing up to fight propaganda

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Facebook is acknowledging that governments or other malicious non-state actors are using its social network to influence political sentiment in ways that could affect national elections. It's a long way from CEO Mark Zuckerberg's assertion back in November that it was "pretty ...

Court rules ‘Las Vegas Law’ can film in court

Entertainment

LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Supreme Court says a reality television show about Clark County District Attorney Steve Wolfson and prosecutors in Las Vegas is a news program, and its cameras can be in courtrooms. The court ruled unanimously Thursday that although it's unusual for the county to get ...

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The Grundy County Sheriff’s Office is investigating child abuse claims at the Wolf Creek Child Care and Preschool in Conrad.

Investigation into abuse claims ongoing

Todays News

CONRAD — The investigation continues into accusations of child abuse against Wolf Creek Child Care and its preschool director, according to local law enforcement. “We received a complaint on April 24 and began an investigation into the matter,” said Grundy County Sheriff Rick Penning. ...

2nd company shuts oil, gas wells after fatal blast

Money & Markets

DENVER — A second petroleum company said it would shut down and inspect wells after a fatal house explosion near a gas well in Colorado, although investigators have not said whether the well was the cause. Great Western Oil & Gas Co. said it would check 61 of its wells and hoped all would ...

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In this combination photo, Hasan Minhaj attends the 75th Annual Peabody Awards Ceremony on May 21, 2016, in New York, left, and Samantha Bee attends the IWC Schaffhausen Tribeca Film Festival event on April 20, 2017, in New York. On Saturday, Minhaj will host the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner in Washington while Bee will be hosting the "Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner" in Washington.

At Trump-less correspondents event, focus back on journalism

Entertainment

Will Smith and George Clooney, step aside for Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein. It's safe to say that the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner — traditionally the most glittery night on the Washington social calendar, where A-list celebrities sprinkle their stardust as ...

Cold weather complications

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Central Iowans took notice as the temperature dropped and cold rain came down Friday, and the turn in weather may impact area crop planting. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Field Agronomist Mark Johnson said planting seeds Friday and today would not be a good idea. “You ...

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Drug Task Force serves narcotics warrant

Todays News

On Thursday, agents with the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at 1217 Marshall Dr. in Marshalltown. During the search, officers located Jesus Herrera-Lopez, 37, of Marshalltown, who was found to be concealing approximately a half pound of ice methamphetamine on his ...

Webber, Lenesa_WEB

15 Minutes

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LANESA WEBBER Resides: Rural Marshalltown Hometown: I consider Marshalltown my home town. I can not remember living anywhere else. FAMILY LIFE Family: My parents, who reside locally. Dan Webber is my husband of 20-plus years. Together, we have 10 children, some were foster children. As ...

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U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson addresses the Security Council at United Nations headquarters, Friday.

N. Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

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SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed shortly after launch Saturday, South Korea and the United States said, the third test-fire flop just this month but a clear message of defiance as a U.S. supercarrier conducts drills in nearby waters. North ...

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Judges seal warrants related to arrest of ‘Bachelor’ star

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IOWA CITY — Applications for warrants that allowed police to arrest "The Bachelor" star Chris Soules after a fatal crash and to obtain his blood and urine samples will be sealed indefinitely under rulings issued Friday. The release of warrant documents could jeopardize the investigation ...

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Pope Francis, flanked by Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, right, Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, the pre-eminent institute of Islamic learning in the Sunni Muslim world, greets participants in an International peace conference, in Cairo, Egypt, Friday.

In Egypt, pope brings a message of peace amid crackdown

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CAIRO — Pope Francis demanded that Egypt's Muslim leaders teach a rejection of violence in God's name during a delicate visit Friday to the Arab world's most populous country, and he strongly backed its uncompromising crackdown on political Islam and militancy. At every stop on his first ...

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President Donald Trump speaks at the National Rifle Association Leadership Conference, Friday, in Atlanta.

Trump tells NRA: ‘You have a true friend’ in White House

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ATLANTA — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end." Trump, the first sitting president to address the group's ...

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In this Feb. 10, file photo, then-National Security Adviser Michael Flynn sits in the East Room of the White House in Washington. Documents released by lawmakers show Flynn, now former national security adviser, was warned when he retired from the military in 2014 not to take foreign money without "advance approval" by Pentagon authorities.

Pentagon joins investigation of former Trump aide Flynn

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WASHINGTON — Investigations intensified into President Donald Trump's ousted national security adviser, Michael Flynn, on Thursday as the Pentagon watchdog joined lawmakers in probing payments he accepted from foreign sources including a Russian state-sponsored TV network. At the same time, ...

Daily Record, April 28, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Michael Andrew Parkin made an initial appearance on two warrants charging him with failure to appear for a contempt hearing and on a mittimus warrant for failure to serve a 25 day jail sentence. Merrill Swartz will continue as counsel. The ...

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In this Aug. 31, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump walks with Mexico President Enrique Pena Nieto at the end of their joint statement at Los Pinos, the presidential official residence, in Mexico City. Like the rest of the world, Mexico only learned through media reports on Wednesday, that the Donald Trump Administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Amid reports of US NAFTA pullout, Mexico leaned on diplomacy

Money & Markets

MEXICO CITY — Like the rest of the world, Mexico only learned through media reports that the Trump administration was considering a draft executive order to withdraw the United States from the North American Free Trade Agreement. Mexico's top diplomat said Thursday that President Enrique ...