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The job ‘found me’

June 26, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the sixth in a series of articles profiling the public servants/first responders who serve the citizens of Marshalltown and Marshall County. more »»

Police action under review

June 26, 2016 STATE CENTER — What started as a tinted window citation last weekend culminated into a fact-finding meeting by the State Center Public Safety Committee Friday night. more »»

Britain, EU at odds over the timing of divorce talks

June 26, 2016 LONDON — The European Union wants a quickie divorce, but Britain wants time to think things over. Senior EU politicians demanded Saturday that the U.K. more »»

Officials: 150 homes burned in deadly Calif. wildfire

June 26, 2016 LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. — A voracious and deadly wildfire in central California has burned 150 homes, and the toll may rise, fire officials said Saturday. more »»

Business promotion, politics par for the course on Trump’s golf tour

June 26, 2016 ABERDEENSHIRE, Scotland — Donald Trump moved from hole to hole on his wind-swept Scotland golf course Saturday, not a club in hand but promotion on his mind, extolling North Sea views that are among... more »»

24 dead in W.Va floods; search and rescue continues

June 26, 2016 CLENDENIN, W.Va. — Surrounded by muddy devastation, Cathy Light and her husband Chris thought it was “heaven sent” they had free burgers to munch on in a Clendenin parking lot Saturday. more »»

Pope: Never forget the Armenian genocide, but reconcile

June 26, 2016 YEREVAN, Armenia — The world should never forget or minimize the Ottoman-era slaughter of Armenians, Pope Francis declared Saturday even as he urged Armenians to infuse their collective memory with... more »»

Brexit vote shocks world

June 25, 2016 LONDON — Britain has jumped. Now it is wildly searching for the parachute. The U.K. more »»

Hearing date set for local liquor license denial appeal

June 25, 2016 Marshalltown businessman Oscar Sanchez and his attorney Michael Marquess will have an opportunity to make a case to the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division next week as to why Oscar Sanchez should be... more »»

After-school fitness program seeks funding

June 25, 2016 The idea behind the Woodbury Fit Kids after-school program is to get young people healthy, but now the program needs a healthy financial boost if the program is to continue. more »»

15 Minutes

June 25, 2016 CHAD TILLER Resides: Marshalltown Hometown: Hot Springs, Ark. FAMILY LIFE Family: Wife is Jessica. We are looking forward to celebrating our 10th anniversary in August. more »»

20 dead in W.Va floods; search and rescue continues

June 25, 2016 CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As a deluge swamped southeast West Virginia — a disaster that killed at least 20 people — Ronnie Scott’s wife called him and told him their house was filling up with water. more »»

Trans-Atlantic Trend? Trump sees UK vote as validation

June 25, 2016 WASHINGTON — Britain’s stunning vote to bolt from the European Union sent political tremors across the Atlantic Friday, fueling Donald Trump’s confidence that frustrated U.S. more »»

Two die in California wildfire

June 25, 2016 LAKE ISABELLA, Calif. more »»

Legal experts explore ethics of more trials in Freddie Gray case

June 25, 2016 BALTIMORE — Is it ethical for Baltimore’s top prosecutor, who staked her reputation on charging six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, to keep trying for a conviction? Legal experts said... more »»

Pro-EU Scots, Northern Irish eye UK escape after Brexit vote

June 25, 2016 EDINBURGH, Scotland — The United Kingdom’s stunning vote to depart the European Union could end in the breakup of the U.K. itself. more »»

Young Colombians look ahead to a peace they’ve never known

June 25, 2016 BOGOTA, Colombia — Carlos Ordonez says he has no idea what peace looks like. The 25 year-old’s town has been under constant threat from rebels for as long as he remembers. more »»

IS captures 900 Kurdish civilians in north Syria in 3 weeks

June 25, 2016 BEIRUT — Islamic State militants abducted about 900 Kurdish civilians in the northern Syrian province of Aleppo over the past three weeks, forcing the captives to build fortifications for the... more »»

Experts demand more effort to save coral reefs

June 25, 2016 HONOLULU — As the largest international gathering of coral reef experts comes to a close, scientists and policy makers are moving ahead with plans for action to save the world’s imperiled reefs. more »»



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