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Massive fire engulfs beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

Todays News

PARIS — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris’ soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations Monday, threatening one of the greatest architectural treasures of the Western world as tourists and Parisians looked on aghast from the streets below. The blaze ...

Daily Record, April 16, 2019

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court — Monday • Trevion Devante Hardin made an initial appearance on three counts of attempted murder charges, three counts of reckless use of a firearm causing serious injury charge, three counts of willful injury charge, three counts of intimidation with a ...

Electric car makers woo Chinese buyers with range, features

Money & Markets

SHANGHAI — Automakers are showcasing electric SUVs and sedans with more driving range and luxury features at the Shanghai auto show, trying to appeal to Chinese buyers in their biggest market as Beijing slashes subsidies that have propelled demand. Communist leaders wanting China to lead in ...

HBO looks beyond ‘Game of Thrones,’ perhaps back to a prequel

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — When the last drop — or gallon — of blood is shed and an exultant victor has ascended to the Iron Throne, viewers may be split over how HBO’s fantasy saga ended but they’ll be joined in deprivation. “What do you do without ‘Game of Thrones?’” will be the lament ...

Marshalltown Police conducting death investigation

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Marshalltown Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found Monday morning. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said a body was found in the fields near the Marshalltown Walmart, 2802 S. Center St., at 9 a.m. Monday. The body had been there for some time, Tupper said. ...

Victims in Sunday’s shooting identified

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Marshalltown Police identified the victims of a Sunday morning shooting in Marshalltown. The victims were identified as Devonte’ Allen Brooks, 26, of Marshalltown, Selena Ericka Quezada, 21, of Marshalltown and Alrenae Day Winfrey, 23, of Marshalltown. The shooting took place in the 400 ...

Feds to prosecute defendants in local drug bust

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Two men arrested by authorities in the parking lot of a local motel with $9,000 worth of methamphetamine Friday will be tried by federal prosecutors, according to Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force spokesperson and Marshall County Sheriff Steve Hoffman. Reymundo Yanez Pacheco, 26, and Javier Contreras ...

Binford House to serve first ever pre-prom dinner

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Attendees of this year’s Marshalltown High School prom will have a new pre-prom dining option: a catered meal at Binford House, 110 N. Second Ave. Prom will take place April 27 with a promenade from 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Roundhouse main gym, with the dance slated from 8 p.m. to 11 ...

Iowa Valley Chancellor selection coming Wednesday

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The Iowa Valley Community College District Board of Directors is set to name the district’s new chancellor at a special meeting Wednesday. The decision will come after months of interviews, candidate visits and deliberation on who should replace Chancellor Chris Duree after he retires June ...

Each Marshalltown student may have a laptop soon

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The Marshalltown School Board took a step closer to getting a Chromebook in the hands of each student in the district Monday. Director of Technology Josh Wesley was granted his request to go out for bid on about 1,600 new Chromebooks, small laptop computers used by students and teachers for ...

Making educational connections with businesses

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In the last eight years, the Marshalltown Business Education Alliance has seen teamwork among Marshalltown Schools, Iowa Valley Community College District and the local business community to increase educational opportunities for students. Marshalltown administrators went over some data ...

Victims in Sunday’s shooting identified

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Marshalltown Police identified the victims of a Sunday morning shooting in Marshalltown. The victims were identified as Devonte' Allen Brooks, 26, of Marshalltown, Selena Ericka Quezada, 21, of Marshalltown and Alrenae Day Winfrey, 23, of Marshalltown. The shooting took place in the 400 ...

Marshalltown Police conducting death investigation

Todays News

Marshalltown Police are conducting a death investigation after a body was found Monday morning. Marshalltown Police Chief Mike Tupper said a body was found in the fields near the Marshalltown Walmart, 2802 S. Center St., at 9 a.m. Monday. The body had been there for some time, Tupper said. ...

Study finds diabetes drug may prevent, slow kidney disease

Money & Markets

A drug that’s used to help control blood sugar in people with diabetes has now been shown to help prevent or slow kidney disease, which causes millions of deaths each year and requires hundreds of thousands of people to use dialysis to stay alive. Doctors say it’s hard to overstate the ...

For many ‘Thrones’ fans, season 8 is just the first ending

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — Devoted “Game of Thrones” fans who’ve watched and re-watched all 73 episodes of the HBO series, and read and reread all 4,000 pages of the books by George R.R. Martin, will at long last get the ending they’ve craved with the series’ eighth and final season that starts ...

A DAY IN THE LIFE — College professor/veterinarian

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Editor’s note: This is part of a weekly series spotlighting various professionals in our community, highlighting the impact of their work. Have an idea for the series? Email sjordan@timesrepublican.com. For Dr. Danielle Kness, the study of biology is about making discoveries, solving ...

China’s auto show highlights electric ambitions

Money & Markets

BEIJING — This year’s Shanghai auto show highlights the global industry’s race to make electric cars Chinese drivers want to buy as Beijing winds down subsidies that promoted sales. Communist leaders are shifting the burden to automakers by imposing mandatory sales targets for ...

Student in the Spotlight — Riley Edwards

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Riley Edwards likes doing things that keep her active. From choir to dance to volleyball, the Lenihan sixth-grader excels in activities as well as being a good classmate. “I’m an alto,” Riley said of her choir role. She participated in an honor choir show for Lenihan at Ballard ...

Arrest made after shooting in Marshalltown

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A man was taken into custody after a shooting early Sunday morning. Trevion Devante Hardin, 22, was charged with several counts, including attempt to commit murder, willful injury, intimidation with a dangerous weapon, reckless use of a firearm and going armed with intent, all of which are ...

Nominations now open for Salute to Hometown Heroes awards

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Last July we witnessed the community come together through tragedy. In the spirit of Marshalltown Strong, the Times-Republican will recognize unsung heroes who volunteered out of the goodness of their hearts in the wake of an EF-3 tornado sweeping through Marshalltown. The Salute to Hometown ...