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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, center, listens as the committee's ranking member, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. requests a one week postponement for the panel to vote on Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, as she displays a list of appointments made during presidential election years, Monday, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

McConnell: Dems won’t keep Gorsuch off high court

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WASHINGTON — A showdown loomed over President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Tuesday as the number of Democrats opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch grew to more than 25. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell pledged Gorsuch would be confirmed next week regardless of the Democratic ...

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City pledges $20,000

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With a $20,000 pledge at Monday night’s council meeting, city councilor unanimously gave a huge boost to a Marshall County Crime Stoppers request to install security cameras at locations in town. The pledge was in response to two recently CrimeStoppers presentations emphasizing the need of ...

Daily Record, March 28, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Monday • Ahmed Dek Ismail made an initial appearance on a willful injury-causing a serious injury charge, a going armed with intent charge and a providing false identification charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The ...

FILE- This Feb. 13, 2017, file aerial photo shows a site where the final phase of the Dakota Access Pipeline will take place with boring equipment routing the pipeline underground and across Lake Oahe to connect with the existing pipeline in Emmons County in Cannon Ball, N.D. The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday, March 27, that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. (Tom Stromme/The Bismarck Tribune via AP, File)

Company: Oil now in pipeline under Missouri River reservoir

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The Dakota Access pipeline developer said Monday that it has placed oil in the pipeline under a Missouri River reservoir in North Dakota and that it's preparing to put the pipeline into service. Dallas-based Energy Transfer Partners made the announcement in a brief court filing with the U.S. ...

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Marshalltown man receives 205-year prison sentence

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A district court judge has sentenced Ryan C. Barnhardt, 38, of Marshalltown, to 205 years in prison on sex abuse charges. According to the sentence, Barnhardt must serve a mandatory minimum of 122.5 years before he is eligible for parole. The sentencing is a result of a jury trial in ...

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Corine Neal is the sole proprietor of the Paw Spa, a pet grooming shop located at 18 N. Center St. in Marshalltown. Here she grooms Coal, a chow chow dog.

Paw Spa offers grooming services

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For Corine Neal, her days are spent in the company of furry friends — cats and dogs in need of bathing, grooming, and in some cases, a little relaxation time. Neal is the sole proprietor of the Paw Spa, located at 18 N. Center St. in Marshalltown. The shop is the former location of Kanine ...

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Marshalltown man charged with assault

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A Marshalltown man faces two counts of assault after being arrested late last week by Marshalltown police. Treyor James Sealman, 24, allegedly pulled a knife and threatened two men, according to Marshall County District Court records. Sealman was transported to Marshall County Jaiil. ...

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Stabbing leads to arrest of Marshalltown man

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A Marshalltown man faces two felony charges after being arrested by Marshalltown police earlier this week. Ahmed Dek Ismail, 38, was charged with Willful Injury — Causing a Serious Injury — a Class C felony — when he allegedly stabbed a man in the abdomen and arm, according to Marshall ...

Lawmakers OK standard minimum wage; some will see pay cuts

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DES MOINES, Iowa — The Republican-controlled Iowa Legislature on Monday approved a bill that would prohibit local governments from raising minimum hourly wages above the state level, effectively cutting some existing worker wages — an unusual result compared to other so-called pre-emption ...

A body is removed as police work at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub

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CINCINNATI — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 others wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said. No suspects were in custody by Sunday night in the shooting at the Cameo club, ...

Reynolds and Fisher honored with humor, music and dance

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Laughter, music and the tapping of dancing shoes reverberated throughout a public memorial to Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher, which loved ones say is just how the actresses would have wanted it. There were few tears throughout the two-hour ceremony Saturday, which honored ...

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It can happen anywhere

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Men, women and children of all races, ages, sexual orientations and socio-economic backgrounds can fall prey to traffickers, and rural Iowa is not immune to these crimes. That’s why L.A.S.T. Watch (Labor and Sex Trafficking Watch), a watchdog group based in Marshalltown, provides educational ...

Emerson Eastman, 9, a third grader at Fisher Elementary School, enjoys reading and writing historical fiction. Here she holds the journal she made in school when she assumed the identity of the captain’s daughter on the Titanic. She is also known for her drawing skills. The third grader would like to be a photographer when she grows up.

Always reading, always learning

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Emerson Eastman, 9, a third grader at Fisher Elementary School, can usually be found with her head in a book, soaking up new facts, stories and information. “She reads every night at home for at least 30 minutes, and her reading growth has sky-rocketed,” said teacher Julie Preston. ...

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Food for the fine arts

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From smoked pork to jalepeño poppers and salmon to coleslaw sliders, there will be plenty of food to go around when 18 Central Iowa men serve up their best dishes for the fine arts next month. “The people who are doing the cooking are each providing us with 200 samples,” said Iowa ...

Protesters gather at Marsivo Field in St.Petersburg, Russia, Sunday, March 26, 2017. Thousands of people crowded in St.Petersburg on Sunday for an unsanctioned protest against the Russian government, the biggest gathering in a wave of nationwide protests that were the most extensive show of defiance in years. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)

Nationwide protests bring thousands

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MOSCOW — Russia's opposition, often written off by critics as a small and irrelevant coterie of privileged urbanites, put on an impressive nationwide show of strength Sunday with dozens of protest across the vast country. Hundreds were arrested, including Alexei Navalny, the anti-corruption ...

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Saturday morning at the Marshalltown Public Library, an informal, public forum was held, offering information on how to run for elected office. Representatives from several local offices set up tables inside a conference room at the library, complete with forms, hands-outs and first-hand knowledge of what goes into being a public servant. Pictured is Marshall County Auditor/Recorder Deanne Raymond, right, explaining to attendees what her job entails. The forum was facilitated by the group I Give A Damn About Marshalltown.

Learning how to serve

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Questions, comments and concerns about how to run for elected office were addressed at a public forum held Saturday morning at the Marshalltown Public Library, facilitated by the group I Give A Damn About Marshalltown. Representatives from several local offices set up tables inside a ...

Daily Record, March 26, 2017

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Marshall County Sheriff Citations • On March 16, Beau Allen Malcolm was cited for speeding and operation without registration. • On March 18, Jonathan Ross Gilliland was cited for driving while license is denied, cancelled, revoked or suspended. Arrests • On Thursday, Oscar ...

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Che won’t back away from Boston comment

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BOSTON — "Saturday Night Live" star Michael Che (CHAY) is not backing away from comments he made about Boston, when he called it the "most racist city" he has ever visited. The Boston Globe reports that the co-anchor of "Weekend Update" told a Boston University crowd Thursday about how he ...

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Marshalltown High School freshman and honor student Donovan Gavagan was nominated by Nobel Prize winner Dr. John C. Mather as a delegate to the Congress of Future Science and Technology Leaders in Boston, Mass. this summer.

Mr. Science

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“I was very excited, it was just a random letter from Harvard.” It’s not every day a high school freshman finds one of those in the mail. It was about month ago when Marshalltown High School’s Donovan Gavagan realized he had been nominated to the Congress of Future Science and ...