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Local man arrested in fatal arson fire

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A Marshalltown man was charged with arson Friday in connection with a fatal Hartford house fire. At approximately 4:12 a.m. Friday, firefighters were dispatched to a dwelling on fire at 140 W. Paint St. in Warren County. When they arrived, the home was engulfed in flames, according to a news ...

Report: ‘Net neutrality’ foe Pai is new FCC head

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump has reportedly picked a fierce critic of the Obama-era "net neutrality" rules to be chief regulator of the nation's airwaves and internet connections. Citing unidentified people, Bloomberg and Politico both reported Friday that the next chairman of the ...

Premiere of ‘A Dog’s Purpose’ canceled amid treatment issue

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been canceled following the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film. TMZ published the video Wednesday showing a man struggling to put a dog into a ...

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Pipeline inspection

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T-R PHOTO BY MIKE DONAHEY Workers from the Hydro-Klean pipe-cleaning and inspection company are seen on the job late last week at the intersection of State Street and North 7th Street in Marshalltown. The company signed a $1.8 million dollar contract in 2015 for pipeline inspection services, ...

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Oak Estates tenant Bonnie Davis shares a dance with staff member Lynn Gieken during the 14th annual Snowflake Ball in Conrad.

Oakview Nursing Home holds 14th annual Snowflake Ball

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CONRAD — A tradition that has been carried on for the past 14 years took place this week at Oakview Nursing Home in Conrad. Residents of the Oakview home and tenants of Oak Estates Assisted Living facility, staff members, families and friends attended the home’s 14th annual Snowflake Ball. ...

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15 Minutes

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RHONDA SPELLMAN Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Lamar, Colo. FAMILY LIFE  Family: Husband is Andy Spellman. We are blessed by sons Tanner, 17, and Oliver, 15. Pets: Bella and Max — two Schnoodles, joined by Stella, a grey tabby. Hobbies and interests: Writing ...

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Obama exits the presidency voicing optimism for the future

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WASHINGTON — Closing out a barrier-breaking chapter in history, former President Barack Obama left the White House on Friday much the way he entered it eight years ago: insisting Americans have reason for optimism despite the national sense of unease. He was gracious to President Donald ...

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This frame from video shows Italian firefighters extracting a boy alive from under snow and debris of an hotel that was hit by an avalanche on Wednesday, in Rigopiano, central Italy, Friday.

‘Miracle underway’: Rescuers pull out avalanche survivors

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FARINDOLA, Italy — After two days huddled in freezing cold, tons of snow surrounding them in the wreckage of the avalanche-demolished hotel, survivors greeted their rescuers Friday as "angels." Among the 10 people pulled out alive was a plucky 6-year-old who just wanted her favorite ...

JBS lagoon on fire

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Firefighters are in the midst of fighting a fire at lagoon at the JBS plant in Marshalltown. Details are sketchy, but there have been reports of a large fireball was seen at the lagoon Saturday morning. Authorities are asking members of the public to avoid the 10 block to the 600 ...

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LaMoille’s Toni Proescholdt hiked, climbed and even ziplined her way through the Appalachian Trail in the eastern United States, a 2,189.1-mile journey that took over five months to complete. Most of her survival and living materials during the trek resided in her 65-liter Osprey pack.

2,189.1 miles

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LAMOILLE — Rattlesnakes, bears, new friends, cold nights, peaks and valleys: Toni Proescholdt’s journey on the Appalachian Trail, or A.T., provided her lifelong experiences that helped her to grow as a person. “When you’re on the trail and you’re living outside day after day, you ...

Daily Record, Jan. 20, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Kelly Lynette Anthony made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree (enhanced) charge, theft-fifth degree charge and a warrant for probation violation. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing on the ...

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‘NCIS: Los Angeles’ star Miguel Ferrer dies at 61

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Miguel Ferrer, who brought stern authority to his featured role on CBS' hit "NCIS: Los Angeles" and, before that, “Robocop,” has died. CBS said Ferrer died Thursday of cancer at his LA home. He was 61. He had played assistant director Owen Granger on "NCIS: Los Angeles" since ...

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New dental office under construction

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T-R PHOTO By MIKE DONAHEY Workers from Prism Construction of Cedar Rapids are pictured Thursday working on a structure in the 100 block of W. Merle Hibbs Blvd. in Marshalltown. The building permit is under Dr. Beau Beecher, DDS, said Housing and Community Development Department Director ...

US appeals court reinstates suit over Missouri alcohol ads

Money & Markets

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A federal appeals court on Thursday revived a lawsuit challenging Missouri regulations that broadcasters and others say illegally limit how they can market alcohol. In reinstating the case, which was tossed out last year by U.S. District Judge Fernando Gaitan Jr. at the ...

Works of Flemish master on display in Detroit

Entertainment

DETROIT — The Detroit Institute of Arts has announced it is displaying two works by 18th-century sculptor John Michael Rysbrack. The Detroit museum said Thursday it's the first time that a terracotta model and marble bust of a young boy have been shown together. A private collector loaned ...

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Marshalltown schools report low sickness rate

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While Marshalltown has endured sub-zero temperatures and freezing rain in recent weeks, students enrolled in the Marshalltown School District are generally staying in good health. “According to all the school nurses, there haven’t been any high reports of illness, and no increased ...

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China’s growth up; 2016 weakest year since 1990

Money & Markets

BEIJING — China's economic growth accelerated slightly in the final quarter of 2016, shored up by government spending and booming real estate sales, but its full-year performance still was the weakest in nearly three decades. The world's second-largest economy expanded by 6.8 percent over a ...

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This image released by Netflix shows a scene from the documentary, "Into the Inferno," written and directed by Werner Herzog. The film explores active volcanoes around the world.

Streaming giants play hero and villain in Oscar season

Entertainment

NEW YORK — When Oscar nominations are announced next week, Amazon is virtually assured of notching the first — but probably not the last — best-picture nomination for a streaming service. Kenneth Lonergan's "Manchester by the Sea," which Amazon plunked down $10 million for at the ...

Amid abuse scandal, Glenwood to reinstate fired supervisor

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IOWA CITY — An Iowa institution for residents with intellectual disabilities, already reeling from allegations of abuse, has been ordered to reinstate a high-ranking official who was fired for alleged safety lapses two years ago. The firing of Glenwood Resource Center administrator Douglas ...