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Samsung to state cause of Galaxy Note 7 fire

Money & Markets

SEOUL, South Korea — Samsung Electronics says it will announce the reason why its Galaxy Note 7 smartphones overheated and caught fire on Jan. 23. The company said Friday that the announcement will be livestreamed in Chinese, English and Korean on its websites. The Galaxy Note 7 was a ...

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President-elect Donald Trump, left, and his wife Melania Trump arrive to the "Make America Great Again Welcome Concert" at the Lincoln Memorial, Thursday, in Washington.

Inaugural cheers, fireworks: Trump sweeps in for his big day

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WASHINGTON — With fireworks heralding his big moment, Donald Trump swept into Washington Thursday on the eve of his presidential inauguration and pledged to unify a nation sorely divided and clamoring for change. The capital braced for an onslaught of crowds and demonstrators — with all the ...

After oath, Trump faces ambitious Day 1 to-do list

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WASHINGTON — Donald Trump campaigned on a detailed and extensive to-do list for his first day in office. A day before his swearing-in, his team was being coy about when and how he plans to cross items off it. As he's assembled his new government, Trump has backed off some of his promised ...

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Pallbearers bring out the casket during the funeral for Michael Oehme, Wednesday, in Council Bluffs. Oehme was killed in the Jan. 6 shooting at the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Man attends Iowa funeral of Florida airport shooting victim

Todays News

OMAHA, Neb. — A man who ran to help an Iowa couple during the deadly Florida airport shooting this month attended the funeral for the man who was killed. Mark Lea of Elk River, Minnesota, flew to Council Bluffs, Iowa to attend Wednesday's funeral service for 57-year-old Mike Oehme, The ...

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In this Wednesday photo, a trio of 36-foot-tall wooden crosses, erected by members of the Neola Lions Club, overlook Interstate 80 just off exit 23 near Neola. The club was inspired to build the crosses when it learned about Crosses Across America, a nonprofit organization that has helped erected more than 2,000 clusters of crosses across the country.

Volunteers raise, work to illuminate crosses

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NEOLA — After successfully creating a trio of crosses along Interstate 80 back in June, the Neola Lions Club chapter is now planning to illuminate them for people driving at night. The chapter was inspired by Crosses Across America, a nonprofit group that has helped raise more than 2,000 ...

On last day, Obama cuts prison terms of 12 inmates from Iowa

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IOWA CITY — President Obama has shortened prison sentences for a dozen inmates from Iowa who are serving time on drug manufacturing and dealing charges. In his last act in office, the president Thursday commuted the sentences for 360 federal inmates convicted on drug charges. The list ...

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In this photo provided U.S. law enforcement, authorities escort Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, center, from a plane to a waiting caravan of SUVs at Long Island MacArthur Airport on Thursday, in Ronkonkoma, N.Y.

Drug lord El Chapo lands in New York to face charges

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NEW YORK — Infamous Mexican drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, who twice escaped from maximum-security prisons in his country, was extradited at the request of the United States to face drug trafficking and other charges and arrived in New York late Thursday. A plane carrying Guzman ...

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In this Nov. 10, 2016, file photo, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, following a ceremony where President Barack Obama honored the 2016 NBA champion Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team, answers questions from reporters in Washington. Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama’s health care law now have their hands out in hopes the GOP Congress comes up with a new formula to provide insurance for low-income Americans.

GOP governors who turned down Medicaid money have their hands out

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DES MOINES — Republican governors who turned down billions in federal dollars from an expansion of Medicaid under President Barack Obama's health care law now have their hands out in hopes the GOP-controlled Congress comes up with a new formula to provide insurance for low-income ...

Senegal Gambia Crisis

Troops enter Gambia in effort to get Jammeh out

Todays News

DAKAR, Senegal — A West African regional force charged into neighboring Gambia late Thursday to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no sign of stepping down. The troops moved in shortly after Adama Barrow was inaugurated at Gambia's ...

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Pictured is the entrance to Central Iowa Healthcare’s Marshalltown Clinic, an integral part of CIH’s downtown campus. CIH also operates clinics in Conrad, Tama-Toledo and State Center. Additionally, CIH manages a new, $35 million outpatient clinic across from Marshalltown Community College.

‘Time is of the essence’

Todays News

DES MOINES — A new bankruptcy deal for Central Iowa Healthcare is in the works. CIH bankruptcy attorneys and financial consultants, Unity Point Health, federal bankruptcy court trustees, and a committee of vendors owed money by CIH said they expect to have a new deal in place for the court ...

Daily Record, Jan. 19, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Johnqwez Lewis made an initial appearance on two probation revocation requests. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing is scheduled at 1:30 p.m. on Feb. 13. Lewis is being held without bond ...

Applause Calendar, Jan .19, 2017

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Jan. 19 Hospital Auxiliary Pot Pies 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Central Iowa Healthcare Gift Shop Large are $8 or 3/$23; Small are $4 or 3/$11.50 First come, first serve. Delicious winter meals Type 2 Diabetes event 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nourish Healthy Weight & Wellness Center 3109 S. ...

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Clarence Mann, 84, of Marshalltown, served for 21 months and 21 days in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was stationed for most of his stint in Seoul, Korea, serving as an ambulance driver.

Korean War vet reflects on mission

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Editor’s note: This is the latest in an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or stateside. Every Thursday, a new profile will be published in the T-R. Clarence Mann, 84, of Marshalltown spent roughly two years of his life ...

JPMorgan Discrimination

JPMorgan settles mortgage discrimination lawsuit

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — JPMorgan Chase will pay $55 million to settle federal charges that independent brokers working for the bank discriminated against minorities seeking home mortgages during the housing crisis. While the settlement is not a big financial dent to the giant bank, the cases illustrate ...

Frog Prince

‘The Frog Prince’ auditions Jan. 30

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An audition will be held for the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production of “The Frog Prince” on Jan. 30 at First Presbyterian Church at 101 S. Center St,. at 4 p.m. Those who wish to audition must arrive and be registered by 4 p.m. and plan to stay for the full two hours. Some of the ...

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President Barack Obama waves at the conclusion of his final presidential news conference, Wednesday,  in the briefing room of the white House in Washington.

So long from White House

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WASHINGTON — Barack Obama stepped behind the White House podium for the last time Wednesday, fielding questions from the crush of journalists crammed in for the occasion and offering assurances to Americans watching on TV. But at times, his answers seemed aimed at an audience of one: the ...

Wyo. wind project receives critical federal approval

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. — The biggest onshore wind development in the works in the U.S. has received two critical federal approvals that could allow the first turbines to go up as soon as next year. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management on Wednesday approved the 500-turbine first phase of the ...

Parallels

Parallels: The Architecture of Impermanence exhibit now open

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AMES — Iowa State University’s University Museums is announcing a solo exhibition of paintings and drawings by Iowa artist Joe Patrick to open on Jan. 17 and run through July 30 at the Brunnier Art Museum, 295 Scheman Bldg., Ames. Admission is free. Patrick has spent a ...

Americans of all stripes say fix health care

Todays News

WASHINGTON — Sylvia Douglas twice voted for President Barack Obama and last year cast a ballot for Democrat Hillary Clinton. But when it comes to "Obamacare," she now sounds like President-elect Donald Trump. This makes her chuckle amid the serious choices she faces every month between ...