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Amid cuts, Rio police ask for handouts ahead of Olympics

June 29, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — Just weeks ahead of the Olympic Games, police helicopters are grounded, patrol cars are parked and Rio de Janeiro’s security forces are so pressed for funds that some have to beg fo... more »»

EU leaders push Britain to leave amid post-vote turmoil

June 29, 2016 BRUSSELS — European leaders pushed Britain toward the exit door Tuesday, warning Prime Minister David Cameron that there’s no turning back after his country’s unprecedented vote to leave the EU and... more »»

Booster rocket fires in key NASA test for Mars missions

June 29, 2016 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — NASA’s fireworks came early this year with a successful rocket test in Utah. On Tuesday, NASA fired a booster intended to hoist astronauts into true outer space. more »»

DOT proposes ‘road diet’ for North 3rd Avenue

June 28, 2016 Marshalltonians may have to get by with three lanes instead of four on North Third Avenue. more »»

Glick-Sower House restoration nears finish

June 28, 2016 The historic Glick-Sower House, located at 201 East State Street in Marshalltown, is in the final stages of a year-long restoration effort of its interior and exterio. more »»

Fireworks committee still working toward goal

June 28, 2016 The 240th celebration of America’s independence is quickly approaching, and there is still work to be done for the Fourth of July Fireworks Committee ahead of the holiday. more »»

Bible reading marathon

June 28, 2016 Starting at 8 a.m. Thursday and going a planned 80 hours straight until Sunday afternoon, volunteers and visitors can hear and read the Bible in its entirety. more »»

France opens manslaughter inquiry into EgyptAir crash

June 28, 2016 The Associated Press PARIS — French authorities opened a manslaughter inquiry Monday into the May crash of an EgyptAir plane that killed 66 people, saying there is no evidence so far to link it t... more »»

Amid crisis, Rio gov. warns Olympics could be ‘big failure’

June 28, 2016 RIO DE JANEIRO — Rio de Janeiro’s acting governor warned Monday that the Olympic Games could be a “big failure,” because of budget shortfalls that threaten to compromise security and mobility during... more »»

Stonewall Inn dedicated as national monument to gay rights

June 28, 2016 NEW YORK — Members of the LGBT community, along with local and federal officials, gathered at New York City’s Stonewall Inn on Monday to dedicate the site as the first national monument to gay rights. more »»

Marshall County Freedom Rock dedication July 4

June 27, 2016 The culmination of two years or planning, coordination and fundraising will bear fruit, when at 9 a.m. more »»

Garage fire

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Downtown to see increase in businesses

June 27, 2016 There may be several vacant storefront in downtown Marshalltown, but that is soon about to change, according to Marshalltown Central Business District Director, Jenny Etter. more »»

Women to drop lawsuit on hair braiding in Iowa amid new law

June 27, 2016 DES MOINES — Two women challenging Iowa’s regulation on African-style hair braiding plan to drop a lawsuit they filed last year because of an upcoming change in state law, a move that highlights... more »»

Fallujah fully liberated from IS group, Iraqi commander says

June 27, 2016 BAGHDAD — Five weeks after a military operation began, a senior Iraqi commander declared Sunday that the city of Fallujah was “fully liberated” from the Islamic State group, giving a major boost to... more »»



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