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A body is removed as police work at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub

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CINCINNATI — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said. No suspects were in custody by Sunday night in the shooting at the Cameo club, ...

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

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LOS ANGELES — Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it. There were few tears throughout the two-hour ceremony Saturday, which honored ...

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It can happen anywhere

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Men, women and children of all races, ages, sexual orientations and socio-economic backgrounds can fall prey to traffickers, and rural Iowa is not immune to these crimes. That’s why L.A.S.T. Watch (Labor and Sex Trafficking Watch), a watchdog group based in Marshalltown, provides educational ...

Emerson Eastman, 9, a third grader at Fisher Elementary School, enjoys reading and writing historical fiction. Here she holds the journal she made in school when she assumed the identity of the captain’s daughter on the Titanic. She is also known for her drawing skills. The third grader would like to be a photographer when she grows up.

Always reading, always learning

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Emerson Eastman, 9, a third grader at Fisher Elementary School, can usually be found with her head in a book, soaking up new facts, stories and information. “She reads every night at home for at least 30 minutes, and her reading growth has sky-rocketed,” said teacher Julie Preston. ...

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Food for the fine arts

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From smoked pork to jalepeño poppers and salmon to coleslaw sliders, there will be plenty of food to go around when 18 Central Iowa men serve up their best dishes for the fine arts next month. “The people who are doing the cooking are each providing us with 200 samples,” said Iowa ...

Protesters gather at Marsivo Field in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Thousands of people crowded in St.Petersburg on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

Nationwide protests bring thousands

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MOSCOW — Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with dozens of protest across the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption ...

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Saturday morning at the Marshalltown Public Library, an informal, public forum was held, offering information on how to run for elected office. Representatives from several local offices set up tables inside a conference room at the library, complete with forms, hands-outs and first-hand knowledge of what goes into being a public servant. Pictured is Marshall County Auditor/Recorder Deanne Raymond, right, explaining to attendees what her job entails. The forum was facilitated by the group I Give A Damn About Marshalltown.

Learning how to serve

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Questions, comments and concerns about how to run for elected office were addressed at a public forum held Saturday morning at the Marshalltown Public Library, facilitated by the group I Give A Damn About Marshalltown. Representatives from several local offices set up tables inside a ...

Daily Record, March 26, 2017

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Marshall County Sheriff Citations • On March 16, Beau Allen Malcolm was cited for speeding and operation without registration. • On March 18, Jonathan Ross Gilliland was cited for driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended. Arrests • On Thursday, Oscar ...

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Che won’t back away from Boston comment

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BOSTON — "Saturday Night Live" star Michael Che (CHAY) is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the "most racist city" he has ever visited. The Boston Globe reports that the co-anchor of "Weekend Update" told a Boston University crowd Thursday about how he ...

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Marshalltown High School freshman and honor student Donovan Gavagan was nominated by Nobel Prize winner Dr. John C. Mather as a delegate to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, Mass. this summer.

Mr. Science

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“I was very excited, it was just a random letter from Harvard.” It’s not every day a high school freshman finds one of those in the mail. It was about month ago when Marshalltown High School’s Donovan Gavagan realized he had been nominated to the Congress of Future Science and ...

TCM Film Fest dedicated to late host Osborne

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LOS ANGELES — Turner Classic Movies will continue memorializing Robert Osborne at the TCM Classic Film Festival in Los Angeles next month. Festival organizers announced Friday that the eighth annual film festival will be dedicated to the channel's longtime host, who died on March 6 at age ...

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Fish anyone?

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T-R PHOTO BY JEFF HUTTON On Friday, the Sons of the American Legion held its second fish fry of 2017 with a large crown in attendance. Fish, baked potatoes, cole slaw, rolls, desserts and beverages were served. Proceeds raised that night are going toward the American Legion Post 46’s ...

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

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LOS ANGELES — Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it. There were few tears throughout the two-hour ceremony Saturday, which honored ...

Man dies after being struck by a vehicle west of Toledo

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The Iowa State Patrol has identified Randolph Larry Papakee Jr., 41, Tama, as the victim of a car-pedestrian accident who died at Central Iowa Healthcare, Marshalltown, Friday night. The patrol said Papakee and a woman who was not identified in the report were crossing the U.S. 30 Expressway in ...

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Marshalltown man convicted in meth case from May 2016 raid

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CEDAR RAPIDS — A federal jury this week has convicted a Marshalltown man for distributing ice methamphetamine to a network of dealers. Aldo Lopez Martinez, 22, was found guilty of conspiring to distribute at least 500 grams of meth and conspiring to commit money laundering. Martinez was ...

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In this Feb. 22 file photo photo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin listens at right as President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.

Failure on health bill hurts prospects for tax overhaul

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WASHINGTON — House Republicans' failure to repeal Barack Obama's health care law deals a serious blow to another big part of President Donald Trump's agenda: tax reform. Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., say they will soon turn their attention to the first major re-write of the tax ...

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Relatives and friends bury the body of Khadeer Hassan, who was killed during fighting between Iraqi security forces and Islamic State militants, on the western side of Mosul, Iraq, Saturday.

US acknowledges its forces launched airstrike on Mosul

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BAGHDAD — An airstrike targeting Islamic State militants in the Iraqi city of Mosul that witnesses say killed at least 100 people was in fact launched by the U.S. military, American officials said Saturday. U.S. officials did not confirm the reports of civilian casualties but opened an ...

Trump son-in-law’s ties to Israel raise bias concerns

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JERUSALEM — Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House's Mideast peace efforts. But some say these ties, which ...

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A suspect is taken away after surrendering to SWAT officers after he barricaded himself inside a public bus after a fatal shooting in the vehicle earlier today shutting down the busy tourism corridor near the Cosmopolitan hotel-casino in Las Vegas, Saturday

Gunman surrenders after fatal shooting on Vegas Strip

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LAS VEGAS — A man riding on a double decker bus on the Las Vegas Strip pulled a gun and started shooting, killing one person and wounding another before barricading himself inside in a standoff that lasted hours before he finally surrendered. The standoff began about 11 a.m. PDT Saturday on ...

Immigrants find sanctuary in growing Austin church network

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AUSTIN, Texas — Senior Minister Meg Barnhouse knows she'll need beds, a dresser, chairs and a mirror to make the classroom at the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Austin feel more like a home for a mother and her young daughter who are still deciding whether they will become the latest ...