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Iowa fair replaces Meghan Trainor show with her opening acts

August 13, 2015 DES MOINES — The opening acts for singer Meghan Trainor’s now-canceled grandstand performance at the Iowa State Fair will be the main act for a free show, organizers said Wednesda. more »»

Jimmy Carter says he has cancer, revealed by recent surgery

August 13, 2015 ATLANTA — Former President Jimmy Carter, who at age 90 still travels the world supporting the humanitarian endeavors that have consumed his time in the decades since he left office, announced... more »»

Member of infamous ‘San Quentin 6’ killed by fellow inmate

August 13, 2015 SACRAMENTO, Calif. — An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday. more »»

US Army copter crash-lands on ship off Japan island; 6 hurt

August 13, 2015 TOKYO — A U.S. Army helicopter crashed while landing on a Navy ship during training off Japan’s southern island of Okinawa, injuring six people and damaging the aircraft, officials said. more »»

IS affiliate in Egypt releases image of slain Croat captive

August 13, 2015 CAIRO — A Croatian hostage abducted in Egypt by Islamic State militants has been beheaded, according to a gruesome image circulated Wednesday online — a killing that, if confirmed, would be the firs... more »»

At least 17 dead as blasts hit Chinese port

August 13, 2015 TIANJIN, China — Huge explosions in a warehouse district sent up massive fireballs that turned the night sky into day, killing at least 17 people and injuring hundreds in the Chinese port city of... more »»

Why a shutdown?

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‘A Day in the Life’ drill at CIH’s Outpatient Center

August 12, 2015 Tuesday evening the public was invited to participate in “A Day in the Life” drill at the new Central Iowa Healthcare (CIH) Outpatient Center in Marshalltown, which opens next Monday. more »»

Johnson seeks re-election to board

August 12, 2015 Editor’s note: In the days leading up to the Sept. more »»

County coffers to see cost savings

August 12, 2015 Fewer tax dollars are to pay for energy consumption at the Marshall County Courthouse. more »»

Clinton gives up private email server

August 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton relented Tuesday to months of demands she relinquish the personal email server she used while secretary of state, directing the device be given to the Justice... more »»

Judge: Feds can search emails of indicted Paul aide

August 12, 2015 IOWA CITY — A judge upheld a warrant allowing federal agents to search the email account of an indicted Republican operative who has worked for Rand Paul, Ron Paul and Mitch McConnell, according to... more »»

Alliant reverses stance that hindered solar projects in Iowa

August 12, 2015 IOWA CITY — Facing a new legal challenge, Iowa’s second-largest power company has abandoned a business practice that critics say improperly slowed the adoption of solar energy across the state. more »»

Branstad to mark record time in office with book publication

August 12, 2015 DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad on Tuesday announced he would mark his record time in office with the publication of a book about his life. more »»

Kerry, top Democratic senator spar on Iran deal, sanctions

August 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry sparred Tuesday with the lone Democratic senator to publicly oppose last month’s historic Iran nuclear deal, saying there was no way the U.S. more »»

No bail for couple accused of trying to join Islamic State

August 12, 2015 OXFORD, Miss. — A young Mississippi couple who are charged with attempting to join the Islamic State were ordered held without bail Tuesday, pending federal grand jury action on the charges. more »»

FDA issues warning over Kim Kardashian’s drug promotions

August 12, 2015 WASHINGTON — Reality TV star Kim Kardashian is no stranger to criticism, having spent the better part of the last decade in the public ey. more »»

Food banks, pantries find new ways to feed more people

August 12, 2015 Charles Scott is shopping for groceries at a Philadelphia food pantry, busily clicking away at a computer to select his choices of onions, tomatoes and frozen corn. more »»

 
 
 

 

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