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Corbyn gets rock star welcome at Glastonbury

Entertainment

LONDON — Britain's famed Glastonbury music festival has embraced an unlikely headline act: Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Corbyn, 68, received a rock star welcome from thousands of festival-goers, who chanted his name and held up signs that read "I love Jeremy Corbyn" as he took to the ...

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Marshalltown native Nick Beard is an artist who works primarily with ink. He also designs album covers. He likes to depict science-fiction and fantasy imagery, asking the question “what if?” He teachers art to K-8 grade students in the East Marshall School District.

Creating alternative worlds

Todays News

Editor’s note: This is part of an occasional series profiling artists in Marshalltown and the surrounding area, discovering what inspires and propels their creativity. For Marshalltown artist Nick Beard, creating art is an opportunity to step outside of the confines of reality and delve into ...

Proceeds to benefit IVH

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During the upcoming July 4 holiday weekend, a local retailer will be donating a portion of its sales on select items to help the Iowa Veterans Home. From June 30 through July 4 at the Marshalltown HyVee, 10 percent of sales from Duke Cannon men’s personal care items will be donated directly ...

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Emergency personnel and local people work at the site of a landslide in Xinmo village in Maoxian County in southwestern China's Sichuan Province, Saturday.

15 bodies found after landslide in China

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MAO COUNTY, China — Crews searching through the night in the rubble left by a landslide that buried a mountain village under tons of soil and rocks in southwestern China found 15 bodies, but more than 100 more people remained missing. About 3,000 rescuers were using detection devices and ...

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

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WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus with action expected on the Trump administration's travel ban and a decision due in a separation of church and state case that arises from a Missouri church playground. The biggest news of all, though, ...

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President Donald Trump, first lady Melania Trump, and their son and Barron Trump walk from Marine One across the South Lawn to the White House in Washington, June 11, as they return from Bedminster, N.J.

Now in Washington, Melania Trump still no social butterfly

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WASHINGTON — Two weeks into her new life as a full-time Washingtonian, Melania Trump is staying true to her reputation as more homebody than social butterfly. Not that she hasn't been busy fulfilling her duties as first lady and first mom. Her top priority has been settling in 11-year-old ...

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Residents are evacuated from the Taplow residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate, in the borough of Camden, north London, Friday. A local London council has decided to evacuate some 800 households in apartment buildings it owns because of safety concerns following the devastating fire that killed 79 people in a west London high-rise.

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

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LONDON — Britain's fire-safety crisis expanded substantially Saturday as authorities said 34 high-rise apartment blocks across the country had cladding that failed fire safety tests. London officials scrambled to evacuate four public housing towers after experts found them "not safe for ...

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker ‘worship’

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WASHINGTON — CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden. "In some ways, I do think it's accelerated," Pompeo told MSNBC in an interview that aired Saturday. "I think there ...

British Parliament investigates cyberattack on user accounts

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LONDON — British officials were investigating a cyberattack Saturday on the country's Parliament after discovering "unauthorized attempts to access parliamentary user accounts." A statement from the House of Commons said that as a precaution, remote email access for members has been ...

Ready, set, fish at Kid’s Fish Derby

Outdoors Today

FISH ON will be the shouts heard from near and far when July 8 arrives. Riverside Cemetery will be the location. Time for the Kid's Fish Derby will be 8 a.m. until noon. For young kids on their first fishing outing, or even if they have been there in past years, it does not take long for a ...

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Munch and More offers area children a free meal and the opportunity to read and be read to by volunteers from around the community. The children (and adults) enjoy the chance to read, and at the end of the week, the kids get to take home a free book.

Lunch and literacy

Todays News

Munch and More has returned to Marshalltown elementary schools this summer, and the aim is to help area students get a good meal and read a good book. “There is a table full of books ... the students come in, they eat lunch, and there are about two or three volunteers at each site,” said ...

Daily Record, June 24, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Rikki Lynn Holman made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree charge and a unauthorized use of a credit card charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on July 3. Bond is ...

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In this March 21, file photo, workers prep poultry at the meatpacking company JBS in Lapa, Brazil. In a major blow to Brazil, the United States on Thursday announced the immediate suspension of all imports of beef products from Latin America’s largest nation because of safety concerns.

Brazil to try to reverse US ban on meat imports

Money & Markets

SAO PAULO — Brazil's agriculture minister plans to travel to the United States to try to reverse the American ban of beef imports from Latin America's biggest country. Blairo Maggi's posted social media comments on his trip and the ban late Thursday, hours after U.S. Agriculture Secretary ...

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In a  March 3, 2006 file photo, Brendan Dassey is escorted out of a Manitowoc County Circuit courtroom, in Manitowoc, Wis.

Lawyers seek to free inmate featured in ‘Making a Murderer’

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MADISON, Wis. — Attorneys for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" petitioned for his immediate release Friday after a federal appeals court ruled that his confession was coerced. Lawyers for Brendan Dassey filed papers Friday with the Chicago-based 7th ...

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‘Live After Five’

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T-R PHOTOS BY JEFF HUTTON Music, food and fun was part of the festivities Friday at the first “Live After Five” event at the Orpheum in downtown Marshalltown this summer. The free 10-week event continues through Aug. 25.

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Google to stop reading Gmail to help sell ads

Money & Markets

SAN FRANCISCO — Google is going to stop reading your Gmail in search of opportunities to sell ads. The change announced Friday will end a practice that Google has embraced since the company introduced Gmail in 2004. The practice has raised concerns among privacy watchdogs and creeped out ...

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Show ‘n’ Shine

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T-R PHOTO BY MIKE BURVEE Every year Lennox hosts an event to show appreciation for its employees and to provide a break away from the norm. This year the committee group provided lunch and hosted a car show on Friday. Employees Gary Catron, Dave Nicholson and Troy Schelling are regular ...

Sears closes another 20 stores

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Sears is closing another 20 stores as the ailing retailer tries to turn around its business. Real estate investment trust Seritage, which owns the 20 real estate properties, confirmed the closings in a government filing Friday. In 2015, Sears Holdings Corp. sold 235 Sears and Kmart ...

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The Union Pacific will be partnering with the Marshalltown Police Department, the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office and the Iowa Highway Patrol on Monday to monitor motorists behavior at local grade crossings.

Observing the crossings

Todays News

Freight trains traveling 55 mph require more than a mile to stop, which is why drivers are urged to stop in designated areas when railroad signals, flashers and gates indicate a train is approaching. It is all part of Union Pacific’s Crossing Accident Reduction Education and Safety (UP CARES) ...

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15 Minutes

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ERIC BOONE Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Marshalltown FAMILY LIFE Family: Spouse is Monica Boone, joined by son Adam, 10, and daughters Isabelle 7, Sophie, 6, and Jillian 2. Hobbies and interests: Barbecuing, camping, and all things dealing with the kids. WORK Occupation: Systems ...