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Bug, a domestic short hair cat, inspects Noah Scalin's "The Hand That Feeds" at Dogumenta (I) NYC, Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in New York. The art show, featuring 10 sculptures and installations created specifically for dogs, will be on display at Brookfield Place in Lower Manhattan from Aug. 11 through 13.

Art exhibit expressly for canine & feline critics debuts in NYC

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NEW YORK — You won't find any pictures of dogs playing poker at DoGUMENTA. A three-day art exhibition curated expressly for dogs is attracting hundreds of canines to a marina in lower Manhattan, where hounds and terriers are feasting their eyes, and in some cases their mouths, on nearly a ...

Trump: Kim ‘will regret’ if he acts against ally

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BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump said North Korean leader Kim Jong Un "will regret it fast" if he continues his threats to U.S. territories and allies, in another warning that the U.S. is willing to act swiftly against the nuclear-armed nation. In remarks to reporters, Trump ...

A variety of dances are performed each day of the powwow at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., including the Meskwaki Dance, followed by the Friendship Dance (pictured).

103 years of tradition

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TAMA — Food, music, traditional dances, and lots of handmade jewelry and clothing items abounded. The 103rd Annual Meskwaki Powwow drew hundreds of attendees on Friday, during day two of the four-day long celebration, held at the Powwow Grounds, located four miles west of Tama. The ...

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Zip to it!

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Aaron Pencil, 6, tried out the freshly-installed Mega-10 Park zipline Thursday afternoon. No sooner had Miracle Recreation Equipment Company employees finished the project than youngsters swarmed the new equipment. The piece is the latest in the $250,000 Marshalltown Parks and Recreation ...

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AT LEFT: Sister Christine Feagan, OP, director of Hispanic Ministries   at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marshalltown, is celebrating her Golden Jubilee anniversary as a Dominican sister. She will be honored at a  special party on Sunday, from 1-4 p.m. at the Midnight Ballroom.

A jubilant 50 years

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“It’s not about the jubilee — it’s about the people who got you there.” These are the words of Sister Christine Feagan, OP, a Catholic sister who has served as director of Hispanic Ministries at St. Mary Catholic Church in Marshalltown for the last 18 years. On Sunday, from 1-4 ...

Daily Record, Aug. 11, 2017

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Marshalltown Police Department Arrests • On Wednesday, Jami Lynn Schoulte was arrested for fifth-degree theft. • On Wednesday, Nicholas Bullock was arrested for shoplifting. • On Wednesday, Larry Prusha was arrested for fifth-degree criminal mischief. • On Thursday, Holly ...

This Tuesday, May 2, 2017, photo shows Macy's corporate signage at its flagship store in New York. Macy's Inc. reports earnings, Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

Most department stores see sales metric drop

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NEW YORK— It's still a pretty rough time to be a department store. Macy's, Kohl's and Dillard's all said Thursday that a key sales figure fell again in the latest quarter as customers increasingly shop online, at discount stores and elsewhere. Nordstrom, the outlier, saw those sales rise ...

In this photo provided by Objects of Art shows, Kim Martindale, co-producer of Objects of Art, poses with two Pablo Picasso's silver cast plates that will be on display as part of the Objects of Art exhibition in Santa Fe, N.M., on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017. The exhibit runs through Sunday Aug. 13. 2017. (Objects of Art via AP)

Santa Fe show features 2 of Picasso’s rare silver platters

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Two of Pablo Picasso's silver platters are among the hundreds of rare items curated from collections around the world that will be on display and sold during a special exhibition in New Mexico's art capital of Santa Fe. The Objects of Art show , which runs through the weekend, also includes ...

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And the walls came tumblin’ down …

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A Con-Struct of Ames/Marshalltown crew started demolition of the local Knights of Columbus Hall Thursday to prepare the area for the new joint Marshalltown Police and Fire Department headquarters. The company had previously removed concrete from the “Old EconoFoods” site and parking lot ...

Facebook envisions Watch feature as TV for social media

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THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK— Facebook envisions its new Watch feature as TV designed for social media, a place where users comment, like and interact with show creators, stars and each other — and never leave. It's a potential threat to Twitter, YouTube, Netflix and other services for ...

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Shown are semis unloading hogs at JBS’s Marshalltown plant. The company is Marshalltown’s largest employer, and purchases and processes an estimated 5 million hogs annually.

Call for an investigation

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Officials with the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals on Thursday called on Marshall County Attorney Jennifer Miller to “investigate and, as appropriate, file criminal charges against a farmer who transported pigs to JBS’s Marshalltown pork processing plant and then allegedly dragged a ...

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Shifting landscape

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The cost of getting a post-secondary education is a hot political topic in the nation and the state, and news of proposed tuition hikes by Iowa State interim President Ben Allen has caused some concern. “At this point in time, I’m keeping it very neutral; I’m listening and learning,” ...

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Three arrested on pot charges

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Three people are in custody after authorities uprooted their marijuana-growing operation from a rural Marshall County property. On Thursday morning, agents with the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force served a narcotics search warrant at the property, located about 2-3 miles north of Marshalltown. ...

Clemons Day Festival slated for Aug. 19

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TIMES-REPUBLICAN CLEMONS — “Trains, Planes and Automobiles” is the theme of this year’s Clemons Day Festival, set for Saturday, Aug. 19, with several unique events planned. Participants will start the day off with a pancake breakfast at the Orphan Grain Train in the former Clemons ...

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License plate designs unveiled

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DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Department of Transportation Director Mark Lowe unveiled three potential designs for Iowa’s new license plate this week at the Iowa State Fair. “The designs represent elements of what makes us Iowans,” Gov. Reynolds said. ...

FILE - In this Wednesday, March 9, 2016 file photo, people wearing protective glasses look up at the sun to watch a solar eclipse in Jakarta, Indonesia. Doctors say not to look at the sun without eclipse glasses or other certified filters except during the two minutes or so when the moon completely blots out the sun, called totality. That’s the only time it’s safe to view the eclipse without protection. When totality is ending, then it’s time to put them back on.  (AP Photo/Dita Alangkara)

Solar specs needed for safe viewing of eclipse

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — With the total solar eclipse right around the cosmic corner, eye doctors are going into nagging overdrive. They say mom was right: You can damage your eyes staring at the sun, even the slimmest sliver of it. So it's time to rustle up special eclipse eyewear to use ...

Scaffolding wraps around the dome of the Iowa Capitol building, Wednesday, Aug. 9, 2017, in Des Moines, Iowa. About two dozen workers are spending a hot summer on scaffolding that wraps around Iowa's 131-year-old Capitol. The priority is replacing 15,000 bricks that have deteriorated in the interior dome, but because that task required construction of scaffolding that climbs about 75-feet up from the main structure, maintenance officials decided it was the perfect time to make other repairs to the building. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Workers endure heat, wind

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DES MOINES — It's not the height or the heat shimmering off the Iowa Capitol's gold-plated dome that bothers Brian Johnson. It's the potential knock-you-off-the-scaffolding gusts that took some getting used to when Johnson began making repairs to the historic dome, nearly 275 feet above ...

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Next round of property severance fight set Sept 13

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A date of Sept. 13 has been reserved, but not a time or location for the city of Marshalltown and the attorney for three property owners desiring to sever their properties from the city to argue motions in the latest development of the issue now in its eighth month. The owners — Monte and ...

Daily Record, Aug. 10, 2017

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Marshall County Courthouse Court Tuesday • Eduardo Martinez made an initial appearance on a warrant charging him with probation violation. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The probation revocation hearing is scheduled at 9:30 a.m. on Aug. 24 in District Associate ...

US oil industry pushes back on sanctions against Venezuela

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By JOSHUA GOODMAN and ALEXANDRA OLSON THE Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela— The Trump administration's decision on Wednesday to slap sanctions on eight members of Venezuela's all-powerful constitutional assembly brings to 30 the number of government loyalists targeted for human rights ...