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Facebook says it’s better at detecting rule violations

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Facebook said it’s making progress on detecting hate speech, graphic violence and other violations of its rules, even before users see and report them. Facebook said that during the April-to-September period, it doubled the amount of hate speech it detected proactively, ...

Board OKs Duree’s retirement

Todays News

The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors unanimously accepted Chancellor Dr. Chris Duree’s request for early retirement at its regular meeting on Wednesday. Duree’s request was expected after he announced his intentions at a Board retreat last week. Duree has spent ...

Rotary Club donates 386 coats to youth in need

Todays News

The Marshalltown Rotary Club raised over $6,000 to provide 386 winter coats to children and youth in the community. Thursday morning, Rotarians, partnering with members of the Marshalltown Fire Department, delivered the coats to local schools and agencies. Coats were shipped to the Marshalltown ...

Iowa National Guard soldiers told to return overpaid wages

Todays News

DAVENPORT — Hundreds of Iowa National Guard soldiers have been told they were overpaid after a year-long deployment to the Middle East and that they must make plans to repay the money. The 248th Aviation Support Battalion held a homecoming ceremony on Nov. 2 to celebrate returning from ...

Ferocious fires spark concern over major health consequences

Todays News

Smoke masks. Eye drops. No outdoor exercise. This is how Californians are trying to cope with wildfires choking the state, but experts say an increase in serious health problems may be almost inevitable for vulnerable residents as the disasters become more commonplace. Research suggests ...

Man burglarizes residence and assaults occupant

Todays News

A Marshalltown man was arrested by authorities on a warrant and taken to Marshall County Jail earlier this week stemming from an incident where he burglarized a residence in the 500 block of Lee Street and assaulted an occupant. Logan Andrew Calkins, 19, made a forcible entry into a house and ...

Police make arrest related to September burglary

Todays News

A juvenile was arrested and charged with third degree burglary related to an incident in September, according to Marshalltown Police. On Sept. 16 at 12:58 a.m., officers responded to the Express Mart, 229 N.13th St., on the report of an alarm. When officers arrived, they discovered a recent ...

Senior Citizen Center board, staff endorse move to Coliseum

Todays News

It is unanimous. The three local board members who comprise the local city-appointed Senior Citizen Board of Directors — Jim Dworzak, John Fink and Marty Mitchell — said Tuesday they endorse a city of Marshalltown proposal to move all senior activities to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum ...

Man dies after falling from roof in Marshalltown

Todays News

A man died Wednesday after falling from a roof at a Marshalltown property. Marshall County Medical Examiner Dr. David Bethel told the Times-Republican the man died in the UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown Emergency Room. Marshalltown Fire Department Deputy Chief Cris Cross said emergency ...

Daily Record, Nov. 15, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court - Wednesday • Brett Gregory Quigley made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for an arraignment hearing on a operating while intoxicated-first offense charge, a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge, a failure to affix a ...

Powell sees potential threats from global slowdown

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said Wednesday that the U.S. economy is performing well but he’s eyeing potential risks ahead. Those include a slowdown in global growth, the fading impact from tax cuts and the cumulative weight of the Fed’s own interest rate ...

Tales of reinvention abound in Oscars race

Entertainment

NEW YORK — F. Scott Fitzgerald, who said there are no second acts in American lives, might have felt differently had he seen this year’s Oscar race. In mid-November, there is much solidifying, scrapping and self-promotion to come (not to mention a few potential awards heavyweights). But ...

Senior Citizens Center by the numbers

Todays News

• Owner — City of Marshalltown • Address — 20 E. State St. • Year built — 1920 • Assessment (with no damage) — $54,500 • 60 x 180 — lot size • 21,600 — total square feet • Acres — 0.25 • Tenants pre-tornado: Two • The first floor was ...

Next generation of biotech food heading for grocery stores

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON (AP) — The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles, and first up may be salad dressings or granola bars made with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart. By early next year, the first foods from plants or animals that had their DNA ...

Jessie Binford’s desk donated to Binford House

Todays News

A desk once owned by Jessie Binford has recently been gifted for use at her childhood home and will be viewable to the public for the first time on Saturday during the Holiday Stroll. Binford (1876-1966) secured a legacy as a noted social worker, laboring alongside Jane Addams at Hull House ...

Almanacs mixed on upcoming Iowa winter conditions

Todays News

Central Iowa has already been bitten by frigid weather this November, and two famous almanacs have different predictions about how the rest of the cold season will go. According to the Farmers’ Almanac, the rest of November will be cold and will bring some periods of snow to the Rocky ...

Holiday season

Todays News

City crews decorated the downtown light poles on Friday. There are 48 total light poles that are typically decorated, but this year the crew had to work around damage and recovery efforts from the July 19 tornado.

Post-election audit confirms vote results

Todays News

On Nov. 9, two precinct officials and two staff members from Marshall County Auditor/Recorder’s Office, each registered as members of either the Democratic or Republican political parties, met at the Marshall County Annex building in Marshalltown to conduct a post-election audit of the votes ...

Ray Frederick painting donated to Friday’s art auction

Todays News

The last few months, the Central Iowa Art Association (CIAA) has been collecting works of art to sell at its Art Auction For Disaster Relief, which will take place from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday at Elmwood Country Club. Earlier this week an original Ray Frederick was donated for the cause. Pam ...

Daily Record, Nov. 14, 20108

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Nov. 13 • Alexandrea Curry, 21, made an initial appearance on a failure to appear for an initial appearance on a child endangerment charge and a possession of marijuana-second offense charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The ...