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Pate talks elections

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“It was a very good legislative session ... it was definitely one of the more lively ones.” Iowa Secretary of State Paul Pate spent much of his time with members of the Marshall County Republican Party Friday discussing the recently-passed elections legislation. “The primary one was ...

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Summer program registration now open

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The Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Department want to get people excited about getting active in the outdoors with summer around the corner. One of the Department’s emphases this summer is getting more people involved with swimming. Summer swimming lessons at the Aquatic Center begin ...

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Celebrating Livestrong alumni

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T-R PHOTO By MIKE DONAHEY Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Health & Wellness Coordinator Heidi Draisey gestures to a group of Livestrong program alumni in the Y’s board room Friday. Draisey congratulated the cancer survivors for completing the 12-week program, designed to improve physical ...

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ABBY STANSFIELD Resides: I have lived in Marshalltown 12 years. Hometown: Frost, Minn. FAMILY LIFE Family: I have been married about five years to my wonderful husband, Dave. We share our crazy life with three rambunctious boys: Eysak, Kyran, and Jadyn. Hobbies and interests: I always ...

Iowa man pleads guilty to killing two cops during ambushes

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DES MOINES — An Iowa man on Friday admitted to killing two Des Moines-area police officers who were ambushed as they sat in their patrol cars. Scott Michael Greene withdrew his not guilty plea at a morning hearing and pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the shooting ...

Rising GOP figure Tom Cotton in Iowa

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COUNCIL BLUFFS — Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton met Friday with Republican activists in the early presidential testing ground of Iowa, walking a delicate path by raising his national political profile at a time of turmoil for Donald Trump's White House. The 40-year-old freshman Republican senator ...

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Pope Francis blesses an home during a visit to a popular neighborhood in Ostia, near Roma, where he made a surprise visit along with local priest, stopping in various homes to bless the families living there, Friday.

Pope strikes again with cold-call visits to bless homes

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VATICAN CITY — The cold-call pope has struck again, with Pope Francis surprising a dozen families with an afternoon visit to their homes to perform an annual springtime blessing. Francis played the role of parish priest Friday as he rang apartment buzzers in Ostia, a beach community on ...

Indonesian Christian who fled persecution deported

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ELIZABETH, N.J. — A Christian man who had been living in the United States for 16 years after fleeing religious persecution in Indonesia has been deported back to the country, immigration officials said. Arino Massie was deported to Indonesia on Thursday after being held at the Elizabeth ...

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In this May 8, file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey speaks to the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit in Washington. The White House is disputing a report that President Donald Trump asked Comey to shut down an investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn.

Report: FBI’s Trump-Russia probe moves into White House

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told Russian diplomats last week his firing of "nut job" James Comey had eased the pressure on him, even as the FBI's Trump-Russia investigation had moved into the White House, according to reports Friday that pursued the president as he began his maiden ...

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Many central Iowa structures received damage from Wednesday’s storm including this house just outside of Green Mountain along 160th Street.

Clean-up efforts under way

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Central Iowans are still assessing the damage after strong, straight-line winds exceeding 70 mph in some cases hit the state hard Wednesday. Straight-line winds are defined by the National Weather Service as “generally any wind generated by a thunderstorm that is not associated with ...

Daily Record, May 19, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Brandon Raymond Burras made an initial appearance on a theft-third degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on June 8. Burras is released on his promise to ...

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Making good on a campaign promise, the Trump administration formally told Congress Thursday that it intends to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer sent a letter to congressional leaders Thursday, starting ...

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In this Jan. 30, 1996 file photo, Roger Ailes, left, speaks at a news conference as Rupert Murdoch looks on after it was announced that Ailes will be chairman and CEO of Fox News. Fox News said on Thursday, that Ailes has died. He was 77.

Fox News founder Roger Ailes died of complications from fall

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. ...

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This large tree destroyed in the storm, collapsed right on top of a monument, causing the stone topper to fall over and split in two pieces.

Riverside Cemetery suffers storm damage

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While the storm that hit Marshalltown Wednesday was short-lived, it managed to wreak havoc on the grounds of Riverside Cemetery. Several large trees snapped off at the base, branches and twigs litter most of the grounds, and a few headstones have been confirmed damaged. Riverside General ...

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Gap shares up as profit exceeds expectations

Money & Markets

Shares of Gap climbed Thursday after the retailer reported a quarterly profit that topped Wall Street expectations. The San Francisco-based company has struggled to adjust to changes in retail, with more consumers buying online, craving discounts and spending less time at the malls where the ...

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Singer Chris Cornell dies at age 52

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DETROIT — Chris Cornell, one of the most lauded and respected contemporary lead singers in rock music with his bands Soundgarden and Audioslave, hanged himself Wednesday in a Detroit hotel room, according to the city's medical examiner. He was 52. The Wayne County Medical Examiner's Office ...

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The water tower on High Street will be the second of three to be repainted in Marshalltown. The project is supposed to begin in the next month or two and is estimated to take about four months to complete. Residents shouldn’t notice any differences to their water service.

WaterWorks Board OKs formal approvals

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The end is in sight for the reservoir project in the northern part of Marshalltown, with the hope that it will have an even longer lasting effect on the city. The project began in the early months of 2016, located near Center and Sand Street. Earlier in the project timeline it came to the ...

Calif. bill would ban drug company gifts to doctors

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Senate passed a bill Thursday that would ban drug companies from giving gifts to doctors. Sen. Mike McGuire said his bill prohibiting perks such as airline tickets and lavish meals would lower drug costs in part because doctors who receive such gifts are ...

Fire damages garage

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The investigation into a garage fire continues. According to the Marshalltown Fire Department, at 11:46 p.m. Wednesday, firefighters were dispatched to 1602 West Church St., for a reported fire in the back yard. Upon arrival, responders found an approximately 1,200 square foot detached ...

R/C Flyers weekend ‘fun fly’ canceled due to weather

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The first “Dust ‘Em Off” Central Iowa Huckfest scheduled today through Sunday at Marshalltown R/C Flyers Field has been canceled because of weather. That was the word via a recent email to the Times-Republican from Stephen Miller of the Marshalltown R/C Flyers. “Mother Nature is not ...