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In this Sept. 22, 2010, file photo, Wright County Egg owner Austin "Jack" DeCoster, left, and his son, CEO Peter DeCoster, testify before the House Oversight and Investigations subcommittee hearing on "The Outbreak of Salmonella in Eggs" in Washington.

Egg execs in salmonella case must report to prison

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DES MOINES — A father and son whose Iowa-based egg production company caused a massive 2010 salmonella outbreak have exhausted their appeals and a federal judge has ordered them to begin serving prison sentences. The U.S. Supreme Court declined in May to hear the appeals of Austin "Jack" ...

Missouri trooper pleads in handcuffed drowning of Iowa man

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VERSAILLES, Mo. — A Missouri state trooper accused in the 2014 death of an Iowa man who fell from a patrol boat while handcuffed has pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor boating violation, meaning he won't face an involuntary manslaughter trial in the case. Trooper Anthony Piercy entered the ...

Iowa veteran group to make care packages for sailors

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BRITT — A northern Iowa veterans group is assembling care packages for sailors on the USS Fitzgerald, which collided with a merchant vessel off the coast of Japan on June 17, killing seven U.S. sailors. Nine members of the Dean Welsh Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Britt are working ...

Few answers on travel ban as deadline looms

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration expects to launch a limited version of its travel ban on six mostly Muslim countries on Thursday, but has yet to say how it will be implemented or what it will do to avoid the chaos that accompanied the initial ban. Government lawyers were working on ...

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A computer screen cyberattack warning notice reportedly holding computer files to ransom, as part of a massive international cyberattack, at an office in Kiev, Ukraine, Tuesday.

New cyberattack wallops Europe

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PARIS — A new and highly virulent outbreak of data-scrambling software — apparently sown in Ukraine — caused disruption across the world Tuesday. Following a similar attack in May , the fresh cyber-assault paralyzed some hospitals, government offices and major multinational corporations ...

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In this Oct. 20, 2014 file image taken from dash-cam video provided by the Chicago Police Department, Laquan McDonald, right, walks down the street moments before being fatally shot by Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke in Chicago. Three Chicago police officers have been indicted on felony charges alleging they conspired to cover up the fatal shooting of black teen Laquan McDonald by a white officer. The three officers, Thomas Gaffney, David March and Joseph Walsh, were each charged Tuesday, with conspiracy, official misconduct and obstruction of justice.

3 Chicago police officers indicted in McDonald case

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CHICAGO — Three Chicago police officers were indicted Tuesday on felony charges that they conspired to cover up the actions of a white police officer who shot and killed 17-year-old Laquan McDonald, and that the officers lied when they said the black teenager "aggressively" swung a knife at ...

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In this May 18, file photo, a Syrian National flag hangs out of a damaged building at the mountain resort town of Zabadani in the Damascus countryside, Syria. The Syrian government on Tuesday, dismissed White House allegations that it was preparing a new chemical weapons attack, as activists reported an airstrike on an Islamic State-run jail in eastern Syria that they said killed more than 40 prisoners.

US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria

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WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical attack and threatened to retaliate — warning of action that could plunge America deeper into a civil war alongside the fight against Islamic State militants. The chemical ...

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In this Dec. 18, 2014, file photograph, scientist Christopher Kistler checks on experiments in AMBR250 bio-reactors in a laboratory at the Merck company facilities in Kenilworth, N.J. The bio-reactors allow a large number of experiments to be done in the lab at the same time.

Merck: New type of cholesterol drug worked in large study

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TRENTON, N.J. — Merck & Co. said Tuesday that a new type of cholesterol drug reduced heart attacks, deaths and other complications of heart disease in a huge, late-stage study. The positive result was a welcome surprise because three previous experimental drugs of the same type had ...

Road bomb in Kenya’s Lamu County kills 8, including 4 children

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NAIROBI, Kenya — A roadside bomb in Kenya's southern coastal area killed four policemen and four children Tuesday, a senior Kenyan police official said. The explosion took place in Kiunga town, said Noah Mwivanda, a senior police officer in Lamu County. This incident increases to 46 the ...

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Residents of Marshalltown and surrounding areas can now find a fireworks available to purchase in Marshalltown. This tent, operated by the Iowa Fireworks Company, can be found near the BP gas station, located at Iowa Avenue East and 18th Avenue, just off Highway 30.

Fireworks now being sold in Marshalltown

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Fireworks tents and retail displays have been popping up around the state of Iowa and that includes Marshalltown. On Monday, at least two retailers had received the OK from the city of Marshalltown to sell fireworks, including a tent at the BP gas station along Iowa Avenue East and 18th ...

FILE - In this Friday, May 15, 2015, file photo, Richard Anderson speaks during a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington. America's railroad is counting on an airline industry veteran to lead it through a summer of reckoning for congestion and crumbling infrastructure at its busiest station. On Monday, June 26, 2017, Amtrak named former Delta chairman Richard Anderson as its new president and CEO. He'll take charge of the government-owned railroad July 12, as it rushes to make repairs at New York's Penn Station. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

Airline vet to lead Amtrak in a summer of repairs, reckoning

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WASHINGTON — A decade after setting Delta Air Lines on a post-bankruptcy resurgence, the airline's former chairman and chief executive officer is taking on another transportation challenge: Amtrak. The railroad on Monday named Richard Anderson as its top executive, putting a leader known ...

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Garrett Goodman of Marshalltown prepares to answer a question from a member of the Marshalltown City Council at Monday night’s meeting regarding his proposed development of the abandoned Standard Oil property in the 500 block of South First St. while Third Ward Councilor Mike Gowdy looks on. Goodman wants to purchase the property from the city.

New development coming for South 1st St.?

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A Marshalltown man’s proposal for developing abandoned property in the 500 block of South First St. generated a lot of discussion among Marshalltown city council members at its meeting Monday night, as well as an Oktemberfest Committee idea to serve alcohol during a concert on the ...

Trump pushes ‘energy week’ and goal of exporting resources

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WASHINGTON — With U.S. exports of oil and natural gas surging, President Donald Trump says the U.S. is on the brink of becoming a net exporter of oil, gas and other resources. The White House is launching its "energy week" with a series of events focused on jobs and boosting U.S. global ...

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Monday afternoon, members of the Union Pacific (UP) police and Marshalltown Police Department and Marshall County Sheriff’s Office teamed up to conduct railroad safety demonstrations, open to law enforcement and the media. Officers rode a train from 2nd St. to 12th St., back and forth, looking for anyone committing safety violations. Officers on the ground then issued warnings or citations.

Safety first

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Pedestrians walking around crossing gates as a train approaches. Bikes and cars trying to beat a train at an intersection. People loitering along the tracks, walking where they shouldn’t. These are the types of violations members of the Union Pacific (UP) police and Marshalltown Police ...

Toledo man drowns in river

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN TAMA — Authorities are continuing their investigation into an apparent drowning incident which claimed the life of a 19-year-old Toledo man. According to the Tama Police Department, the body of Rodney Paul Keraghan was recovered in the Iowa River near Manatt’s Landing ...

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks from his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Budget office: Senate health bill adds 22 million uninsured

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WASHINGTON — The Senate Republican health care bill would leave 22 million more Americans uninsured in 2026 than under President Barack Obama's health care law, the Congressional Budget Office estimated Monday, complicating GOP leaders' hopes of pushing the plan through the chamber this ...

Brazil's President Michel Temer waves as he exits after attending a ceremony at the Planalto Presidential Palace, in Brasilia, Monday, June 26, 2017. Temer is expressing defiance in the face of possible corruption charges, the lowest approval rating for a Brazilian leader in a generation and calls for his resignation. He says nothing will "destroy" his government. (AP Photo/Eraldo Peres)

Brazil’s crisis deepens

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RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil's attorney general formally accused President Michel Temer of corruption on Monday, making him the first sitting president in Latin America's largest nation to face criminal charges. Attorney General Rodrigo Janot's accusation is the latest salvo in an intensifying ...

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Marvin Nelson, a resident at the Iowa Veterans Home, as a collection of more than 130 belt buckles. His oldest one dates back to 1919 and is made out of World War I shell casings. A variety of brand names are represented, as well as animals, patriotic events and semi-precious stones.

An accidental hobby

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Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series profiling the various personal collections of residents of Marshalltown and the surrounding area. Marvin Nelson, who has resided at the Iowa Veterans Home since 2003, has turned a passing fancy into a substantial collection. For over 10 ...

Daily Record, June 27, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Marriages • Brandy Hanson to Tabitha Mattingly • LaDonna Brockett to Joseph Colley • Brittany Wright to Justin Davis • Erika Ramos Trejo to Kevin Sippy • Kaylin Reisetter to Ryan McRill • Kira Griggs to Devon Downs • Cynthia Stiner to ...

FILE - This July 6, 2016, file photo, shows the logo of Takata Corp. at an auto supply shop in Tokyo. Drowning in a sea of lawsuits and recall costs, Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. is expected to seek bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the United States early Monday, June 26, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi, File)

Air bag maker Takata files for bankruptcy

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Japanese air bag maker Takata Corp. has filed for bankruptcy protection in Tokyo and the U.S., overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs related to its production of faulty air bag inflators that are linked to the death of at least 16 people. The company announced the expected action Monday ...