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Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security monies

October 20, 2014 OSIJEK, Croatia — Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream. His plastics company in the Rust Belt town of Akron, Ohio, thrive. more »»

Low expectations as China considers legal reforms

October 20, 2014 BEIJING — The most important meeting of the year for the 205 members of China’s ruling Communist Party’s Central Committee, beginning Monday, will focus on how to rule the country in accordance with... more »»

The Associated Press

October 20, 2014 OLONGAPO, Philippines — Inside a funeral parlor, a Filipino mother sits and weeps next to a coffin containing the body of her daughter and demands answers. more »»

A big fan of the Bobcats

October 19, 2014 She’s one of the biggest Marshalltown High School Bobcat fans, a huge supporter of the students and she can be found every day working at the school. more »»

Anti-Racism Workshop scheduled

October 19, 2014 Racism, its causes, consequences and more will be tackled head on by Marshalltown’s Trinity Lutheran Church and the local Human Rights Commission. more »»

Fair looks to modernize membership practices

October 19, 2014 What worked in the early 1900s is not working now as far as the operation of the Central Iowa Fair. more »»

House of Compassion benefit event slated

October 19, 2014 Staff, volunteers and friends of the House of Compassion have scheduled a fun-filled evening beginning at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25, at the Knights of Columbus Hall to help Marshall County’s less fortunate. more »»

Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

October 19, 2014 DALLAS — Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: “Ebola. more »»

What’s next following wild week for stocks?

October 19, 2014 NEW YORK — The stock market needs to see a therapist. Temperamental, flighty, prone to violent mood swings, the market took investors on a wild ride this wee. more »»

Police say arrest made in Des Moines hit-and-run

October 19, 2014 DES MOINES — Des Moines police say an arrest has been made in the hit-and-run death of a 55-year-old man. more »»

Justices allow Texas use of new voter ID law

October 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Saturday that Texas can use its controversial new voter identification law for the November electio. more »»

Cops: Remains may be those of missing UVa. student

October 19, 2014 CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. — Searchers found human remains on Saturday that could be those of a University of Virginia sophomore who has been missing since Sept. 13, police sai. more »»

Report: Ferguson officer says he feared for life

October 19, 2014 WASHINGTON — The police officer who fatally shot an unarmed 18-year-old in a St. more »»

Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

October 19, 2014 NEW YORK — The largest U.. more »»

Cautious optimism over Nigeria’s kidnapped girls

October 19, 2014 MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — There’s no dancing in the streets, but people in the hometown of more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls are cautiously optimistic about news of a cease-fire with the... more »»

Bishops scrap welcome to gays in sign of split

October 19, 2014 VATICAN CITY — Catholic bishops scrapped their landmark welcome to gays Saturday, showing deep divisions at the end of a two-week meeting sought by Pope Francis to chart a more merciful approach to... more »»

9 more bodies push Nepal blizzard death toll to 38

October 19, 2014 KATMANDU, Nepal — A rescue helicopter spotted nine more bodies Saturday on a trekking trail in northern Nepal, bringing the death toll to 38 from this week’s series of snow storms and avalanches in... more »»

School district addresses high school threat concerns

October 18, 2014 The Marshalltown Police Department increased its presence at Marshalltown High School Friday as rumors swirled in social media of a threat of violence. more »»

School year-round in Marshalltown?

October 18, 2014 It was an off-the-cuff mention by Marshalltown School Board President Kay Beach during a recent meeting but it could foretell the future of the school calendar. more »»



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