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Justice lawyers fail to halt Trump financial records release

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — A federal judge denied the Justice Department’s efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution — opening the door for Trump’s critics to soon gain access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., ...

Raymond Chow, film producer behind Bruce Lee, dies at age 91

Entertainment

HONG KONG — Legendary Hong Kong film producer Raymond Chow, who introduced the world to Bruce Lee and Jackie Chan and even brought the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the big screen, has died at age 91. Hong Kong’ secretary for commerce and economic development, Edward Yau, said in a ...

International students study at Marshalltown Community College

Todays News

Marshalltown, Iowa may not come to mind for many people around the world as a place to come for an education, but that’s exactly what 74 students have done this year at Marshalltown Community College. Those students come from countries all over the world, bringing their life experiences ...

Local students’ photos on display at Grimes Farm

Todays News

There’s a new art display up at Grimes Farm and Conservation Center courtesy of a group of local students. Marshalltown Community College art faculty member Tim Castle said the students worked hard on the project. He said the photos on display were “chosen to mostly fit the purpose of ...

Girls state swimming and diving meet kicks off Friday

Todays News

There was already a group of tents pitched outside the Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA Thursday afternoon — and with good reason. Some of the state’s best swimmers and divers will gather at the Y Friday and Saturday to compete in the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Association State Swimming and ...

Daily Record, Nov. 2, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Thursday • Sheila Kim Brown made an initial appearance on a keeping a premises for the purpose of using or selling drugs charge, a failure to affix a drug tax stamp charge, a possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver charge and a ...

US charges Malaysian financier in multibillion-dollar scheme

Money & Markets

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department announced charges Thursday against a fugitive Malaysian financier and two former Goldman Sachs bankers accused in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to spur economic development ...

#MeToo brings change, debate to literary magazines

Entertainment

the associated press NEW YOR — For literary magazines over the past year, much of the news has been in the masthead. Editor Lorin Stein of the Paris Review left amid allegations of sexual harassment and editor Ian Buruma of The New York Review of Books was fired after publishing an essay ...

Records: Violations lead to Sodders’ resignation

Todays News

State Center Mayor and former two-term state senator Steve Sodders resigned from the sheriff’s office in lieu of termination in July 2017, records show. Sodders, who will appear on Tuesday’s ballot for Marshall County Auditor/Recorder, dropped out of the race on Oct. 16, eight days ...

Developer: New housing a win-win for Marshalltown

Todays News

There were plenty of tasks for city staff after the July 19 tornado, but an application submitted to the Iowa Housing Finance Authority will be paying big dividends in April of 2019. City Administrator Jessica Kinser and Housing and Community Development Director made the application to ...

Drug Task Force arrests woman for meth possession

Todays News

A Marshalltown woman was arrested Wednesday by the Mid-Iowa Drug Task Force on two felony drug counts, according to criminal complaints and affidavits filed in Marshall County District Court. The drug task force executed a search warrant on Sheila Kim Brown, 60, at a property in the 1000 ...

Mysterious ‘M’

Todays News

The wall between the former Flying Elbow and Golden Land Asian Grocery store shows an outline that looks like at M after demolition.

Abuse cover-up over, priest leaves home next to school

Todays News

FORT DODGE — A retired priest who lived for months next to a Roman Catholic school in Iowa moved out Thursday, hours after his history of sexually abusing boys became public knowledge following a 32-year cover-up. The Rev. Jerome Coyle left the Marian Home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, according to ...

Demolition & repairs continue

Todays News

Heavy equipment from Lansing Brothers Construction of Luxemburg in action demolishing the former Golden Land Asian Grocery. The property was a victim of the July 19 tornado.

Daily Record, Nov. 1, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Wednesday • Ryan Lee Roop made an initial appearance on a domestic abuse assault charge. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Nov. 19. Roop is released on his promise to appear. A no-contact order has been issued for the protected party. • ...

Rare drop in NRA election spending as gun-limit groups rise

Money & Markets

the Associated Press WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association — long seen as a kingmaker in Republican politics — is taking a lower profile in this year’s high-stakes midterm campaign, a sign of the shifting dynamics of the gun debate as the GOP fights to maintain its grip on ...

Claire Underwood takes charge in ‘House of Cards’

Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — The spirit of Francis Underwood and misdeeds past haunt the sixth season of “House of Cards” and its new U.S. president, the widowed Claire Underwood. Francis is very much dead when the Netflix series opens its final, eight-episode run Friday, as an image of Claire bending ...