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Felon arrested for weapon possession

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A local man was arrested by Marshalltown police and taken to Marshall County Jail in relation to his possession of a firearm, according to a criminal complaint and affidavit filed in Marshall County District Court. Daniel Edward Coston, 28, was arrested on a warrant, charged with control of ...

New Year brings mental health opportunities, challenges

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New Year’s resolutions often center on getting in better physical shape, from losing weight to gaining muscle and strength, but experts say mental health is equally important for overall wellness. That can be especially true for those who suffer from seasonal affective disorder (SAD), ...

CES 2019: People will buy more smart stuff, fewer TVs

Money & Markets

LAS VEGAS — The CES 2019 gadget show is revving up in Las Vegas. Here are the latest findings and observations from Associated Press reporters on the ground as technology’s biggest trade event gets underway. More smart devices, fewer TVs What gadgets will Americans buy this year? Lots of ...

Stars returned to looks in color on the Golden Globes carpet

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Fashion, albeit a tad underwhelming, returned to the Golden Globes on Sunday in shades of green, red, yellow and sparkly gold after last year’s show of #MeToo solidarity that turned the carpet black. And then there was Lady Gaga, a work of voluminous periwinkle from head to toe. Gaga, ...

China upbeat ahead of US trade talks, but differences large

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BEIJING — China has sounded a positive note ahead of trade talks this week with Washington, but the two sides face potentially lengthy wrangling over technology and the future of their economic relationship. Both sides have expressed an interest in settling their tariff fight over ...

Gun maker’s move to eastern Iowa brings big contract

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ELDRIDGE — A gun-making group moving to eastern Iowa is bringing with it a $25 million contract to make rifles for a European nation’s military. Lewis Machine & Tool is relocating from Milan, Illinois, to its new and much larger plant in Eldridge, Iowa, where it will supply the ...

No break in shutdown talks

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump stood by his demands for funding for a border wall Sunday as another round of shutdown talks failed to break an impasse, while newly empowered House Democrats planned to step up the pressure on Trump and Republican lawmakers to reopen the ...

Hundreds of federal scientists miss conferences in shutdown

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The world’s largest airborne observatory was supposed to be parked in Seattle this week, so thousands of scientists attending the “Super Bowl of Astronomy” could behold this marvel: a Boeing 747 with a massive telescope protruding from the back used to study the fundamental mysteries of ...

Defenders of potential

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It just takes one person to make a difference in a child’s life. The Heart of Iowa Big Brothers Big Sisters, 31 S. First St., which serves Marshall County, is encouraging people to sign up to be mentors or “bigs” in honor of National Mentoring Month. “This is a great time to set a ...

Netflix and chill no more

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Streaming TV may never again be as simple, or as affordable, as it is now. Disney and WarnerMedia are each launching their own streaming services in 2019 in a challenge to Netflix’s dominance. Netflix viewers will no longer be able to watch hit movies such as “Black Panther” or ...

Warren’s trip to Iowa tests themes for a likely 2020 run

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SIOUX CITY — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is introducing herself to influential Iowa Democrats by telling her personal story of economic opportunity, trying to lay claim in the emerging 2020 presidential field as a champion for a middle class she says is withering under President ...

Trump says ‘not much headway’ in talks as shutdown drags on

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WASHINGTON — White House officials and congressional aides emerged from talks to reopen the government without a breakthrough Saturday, though they planned to return to the table the following day. President Donald Trump tweeted: “Not much headway made today.” Democrats agreed there had ...

MHS Band performs in 1970 Rose Bowl parade

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Editor’s Note: This is the fourth and final installment of a series featuring the Marshalltown High School band’s December, 1969 trip to Anaheim, Calif. to play at Disneyland, before the Iowa Club in Long Beach, and at the Rose Bowl parade in Pasadena. Accompanying the group was ...

Daily Record, January 5, 2018

Daily Record

Marshall County Courthouse Court Friday • Rebecca Joan Reeder made an initial appearance on a burglary-third degree charge. The public defender’s office is appointed as counsel. The preliminary hearing is scheduled at 1 p.m. on Jan. 14. Bond is set at $5,000 cash or surety. • ...

Trump says shutdown could last for ‘months or even years’

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WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump declared Friday he could keep parts of the government shut down for “months or even years” as he and Democratic leaders failed in a second closed-door meeting to resolve his demand for billions of dollars for a border wall with Mexico. They did agree to ...

Opera based on Sarah Kane’s last play gets US premiere

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NEW YORK — Depression, rage, suicide: These are the dark ingredients of the last play written by Sarah Kane before she killed herself at age 28. Now an operatic version, as dazzling as it is disturbing, is having its U.S. premiere. “4.48 Psychosis,” composed by Philip Venables and ...

School funding — from state capitol to classroom

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It’s an issue that comes up at the beginning of every year in school districts across Iowa — how much money will public schools get from the state legislature and governor for the next school year? Lawmakers have yet to meet in Des Moines for the 2019 session, but the question of state ...