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Sofia Hidalgo, 15, of Glenmont, Md., chants during a student protest for gun control legislation in front of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Students ask Trump to ‘do something’

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WASHINGTON — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America's school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and ...

Daily Record, Feb. 22, 2018

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Daniel Dion Scates made an initial appearance on a ongoing criminal conduct charge, a forgery charge, a providing false identification information charge and a theft-third degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. ...

Weinstein uses quotes from female celebrities in his defense

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LOS ANGELES — Harvey Weinstein wants a judge to dismiss a federal sexual misconduct lawsuit against him and invoked the words and actions of Oscar-winning actresses in his defense. Lawyers for the disgraced film mogul said Tuesday in federal court in New York that the proposed class-action ...

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Yoga and art

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ABOVE: Four Anson Elementary preschool students showcased some yoga poses they had learned in class at this week’s Marshalltown School Board meeting. Building staff and administrators said the yoga routine may help promote calmness and good behavior. AT LEFT: Marshalltown School District ...

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Bob, the popular mute swan that resides at Lake Woodmere at Riverside Cemetery, was attacked there Monday morning by an at-large dog. He has been in the care of a veterinarian since the attack, and is in critical condition.

Riverside Cemetery swan attacked by at-large dog

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Bob, the swan whose figure is a familiar sight gliding along Lake Woodmere at Riverside Cemetery, has spent this week in critical condition at a local veterinary clinic. The bird was attacked Monday morning by an at-large dog that had wandered onto the cemetery’s grounds. When cemetery ...

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Rep. Rod Blum, R-Iowa, speaks during a town hall meeting in Marshalltown back on May 11, 2017. A review by The Associated Press review has found that Blum has likely violated multiple House ethics rules by failing to disclose a new company that he founded, using an official photo on its website, and having an aide appear in a false testimonial for its services.

Congressman Blum under fire

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IOWA CITY (AP) — A congressman from Iowa violated House ethics rules by failing to disclose his role in a company that he formed, a mysterious outfit that features his top federal staffer in a false testimonial promoting its services, an Associated Press review shows. Rep. Rod Blum was one ...

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Smith and Fisher to seek re-election

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Two local lawmakers confirmed Wednesday that they intend to run to keep their Iowa House of Representatives seats in this year’s mid-term election. “I always door-knock and meet with the people in my district, and plan to do that again this time,” said State House Minority Leader Rep. ...

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More arrests in check fraud

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Marshalltown police have arrested two more suspects, bringing the total now to four in connection with a check fraud scheme according to Capt. Brian Batterson of the MPD. Taken into custody were Shania Rose Kapayou, 21, and Daniel Dion Scates, 27. In her initial appearance earlier this ...

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Woman arrested for domestic assault

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN An argument between a couple later led to the woman’s arrest for domestic assault, according to a Marshalltown Police Department report. Courtney Dorothy Louise Powers 19, was arrested by the MPD after the victim personally appeared at police headquarters and filed a ...

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A layer of ice

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Central Iowans awoke to an icy world Tuesday morning after freezing rain blanketed the area overnight. Streets, signs, houses, cars and plants were all glazed with ice. Sidewalks and decks turned into skating rinks after the system moved through. Some area schools, including West Marshall and ...

Daily Record, Feb. 21, 2018

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Rochelle Marie Hernandez made an initial appearance on a ongoing criminal conduct charge, a forgery charge and a theft-third degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. ...

California law that blocked posting actors’ ages struck down

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LOS ANGELES — A California law that sought to prevent age discrimination in the entertainment industry by blocking a popular Hollywood website from posting the ages of actors was struck down Tuesday as unconstitutional. U.S. District Court Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco said the law ...

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County budget approved

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Many Marshall County residents are set for a tax rate decrease as the Marshall County Board of Supervisors approved the Fiscal Year 2019 county budget Tuesday. Board Vice Chairman Dave Thompson presented an overview of next fiscal year’s budget, set to begin July 1. “The financial ...

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An autumn finish

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An update on Phase II of the Marshalltown High School Roundhouse renovation project was presented at this week’s Marshalltown School Board meeting, and the completion date has been moved back a few days. “I think we’ve lost a week with the inclement weather since the new year,” said ...

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The 13th annual Healthy Family Fair will be held Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marshalltown Mall. The fair, which is free admission, is sponsored by Child Abuse Prevention Services (CAPS). It gathers around 30 local entities that will each operate a booth with the mission of focusing on the needs of children prenatal to age five, particularly in the areas of nutrition, development, education, dental health and general well-being. A variety of children’s activities will be offered.

‘Prenatal 2 Preschool’

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Educational resources. Activities for kids. Family bonding time. All things that will be offered at the 13th annual Healthy Family Fair, which will take place this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marshalltown Mall. The fair, which is free admission, is sponsored by Child Abuse ...

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The annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will take place this weekend at the Marshalltown Public Library, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday from 1-4 p.m., inside its meeting rooms. Adult and children’s fiction, new releases, vintage goodies, westerns, romance, travel, mystery, biographies, cookbooks, science, history and more, are just some of the genres to be had. In addition, puzzles, videos, DVDs, CDs and other media will be available.

Books galore

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It’s that time of year again. The annual Friends of the Library Book Sale will take place this weekend at the Marshalltown Public Library, Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Sunday from 1-4 p.m., inside its meeting rooms. Adult and children’s fiction, new releases, vintage goodies, ...

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Two women arrested in check fraud

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Earlier this week Marshalltown police arrested two local women in connection with check fraud. Rochelle Marie Hernandez, 35, and Brynn Michelle Price, 32, were charged with ongoing criminal conduct, a Class B felony, forgery, a Class D felony, and theft in the third degree. “We believe it ...

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Man faces six child endangerment counts

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A local man was charged with six counts of child endangerment earlier this week after Marshalltown police were dispatched to his home and found him in possession of a controlled substance and drug paraphernalia. Diego Villa-Magana, 31, was arrested for possession of a controlled ...