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Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdraws re-election bid

September 13, 2014 TORONTO — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford withdrew his re-election bid Friday as he seeks treatment for a tumor in his abdomen, dramatically ending a campaign he had doggedly pursued despite a stint in rehab... more »»

More than 5,000 dead in C. African Republic

September 13, 2014 GUEN, Central African Republic — More than 5,000 people have died in sectarian violence in Central African Republic since December, according to an Associated Press tally, suggesting that a U.N. more »»

Oscar Pistorius convicted of culpable homicide

September 13, 2014 PRETORIA, South Africa — A judge convicted Oscar Pistorius of culpable homicide Friday in the death of his girlfriend, ruling that the former track star was negligent when he opened fire in his home... more »»

Pakistan nabs militants linked to attack on Malala

September 13, 2014 ISLAMABAD — Pakistan’s army said Friday that it has arrested 10 militants suspected of involvement in the 2012 attack on teenage activist Malala Yousafzai, who won world acclaim after she was shot i... more »»

9/11 Memorial event held at KC Hall

September 12, 2014 The crushing weight of terrorist attacks 13 years ago, and the nearly 3,000 Americans who lost their lives were recalled in a solemn 9/11 Memorial event held at the Knights of Columbus Hall in... more »»

Up in smoke

September 12, 2014 Tension and ribs were heating up on the courthouse lawn. more »»

Continued growth expected in state’s Latino population

September 12, 2014 The Latino population has doubled in Iowa since 2000 and is expected to continue to climb at a fast rate over the next few decades. more »»

Marshalltown men busted in Nebraska for meth

September 12, 2014 Three Marshalltown men were arrested after Nebraska officials found almost four pounds of methamphetamine hidden in their car. Ronnie . more »»

National recovery month hits Marshalltown

September 12, 2014 For the past 24 years September has marked National Recovery Month; for the last seven years, Marshalltown has marked the event as well. This Sunday, beginning at 1:30 p.m. more »»

Students see agriculture up close

September 12, 2014 The Activity Building at the Central Iowa Fairgrounds served as a make-shift classroom Thursday, as more than 400 fourth graders from Marshalltown elementary school students learned about agricultur... more »»

Buddy Poppies available

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USDA boosts corn, soybean harvest to new records

September 12, 2014 DES MOINES — The nation’s corn and soybean farmers will bring in by far the largest harvest ever this year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Thursday in a new repor. more »»

Arab allies pledge to fight Islamic State group

September 12, 2014 JIDDAH, Saudi Arabia — Key Arab allies promised Thursday to “do their share” to fight Islamic State militants, but NATO member Turkey refused to join in, signaling the struggle the U.S. more »»

Iowa college hopes to use grass to power campus

September 12, 2014 IOWA CITY — The University of Iowa is hoping it will be able to use grass as a biofuel to help power the campus About 70 people, including University of Iowa officials, on Wednesday toured Dan... more »»

New terror fight casts shadow over 9/11 ceremonies

September 12, 2014 NEW YORK — The nation’s gathering war against a new upsurge in Islamic terror hung heavy over the 13th anniversary of the Sept. more »»

Missouri enacts 72-hour abortion waiting period

September 12, 2014 JEFFERSON CITY, M. more »»

Yahoo describes surveillance fight

September 12, 2014 WASHINGTON — Yahoo said Thursday the government threatened to fine the company $250,000 a day if it did not comply with demands to go along with an expansion of U.S. more »»

UN: 45 Fijian peacekeepers released in Syria

September 12, 2014 BEIRUT — Al-Qaida-linked militants released 45 Fijian peacekeepers captured two week ago in Syria, ending the U.N. more »»

 
 

 

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