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Well planned Mali attack took advantage of security lapses

November 22, 2015 BAMAKO, Mali — The heavily armed Islamic extremists who shot up a luxury hotel in Mali’s capital, killing 19 people, timed their assault for the moment when guards would be the most lax, allowing... more »»

Effectiveness of college threat assessment teams is debated

November 22, 2015 IOWA CITY — As the fall semester began, communications professor and campus jester Kembrew McLeod organized a parody news conference to poke fun at the University of Iowa’s governing board, expectin... more »»

Post-mortem: Burying the dead in a most violent year

November 22, 2015 BALTIMORE — In the corner of his office, John Williams set down a gilded headstone that was in the shape of a teddy bear. more »»

SE Asia formally creates regional economic community

November 22, 2015 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Southeast Asian leaders on Sunday formally created a unified economic community in a diverse region far larger than the European Union or North America, with hopes of... more »»

Bangladesh executes 2 opposition leaders despite concerns

November 22, 2015 NEW DELHI — Bangladesh executed two influential opposition leaders on charges of war crimes during the country’s 1971 independence war, a senior jail official said Sunday, despite concerns that the... more »»

US religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

November 22, 2015 In rare agreement across faith and ideological lines, leaders of major American religious groups have condemned proposed bans on Syrian refugees, contending a legitimate debate over security has bee... more »»

In Asia, Obama takes softer tone on human rights, corruption

November 22, 2015 KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — In Southeast Asia, President Barack Obama has taken a softer tone on human rights and corruption in a part of the world that rights groups claim is rife with abuses. more »»

Millsaps College says senior wins Rhodes scholarship

November 22, 2015 JACKSON, Miss. — Millsaps College senior Ericka M. Wheeler is a double major in English and history who has plans to become a physician after watching her grandfather suffer from Alzheimer’s diseas. more »»

In Marshalltown, winter weather poses spectrum of effects

November 21, 2015 News of the impending winter storm didn’t seem to faze individuals shopping at the Marshalltown Hy-Vee grocery store, Friday. more »»

Day of reading

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CIRSI provides a variety of services

November 21, 2015 Editor’s Note: This is the latest in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

Seat belt usage encouraged

November 21, 2015 Thanksgiving weekend is the busiest travel time of the year for many U.S. motorists. Unfortunately, more motorists on the roads increase the likelihood of traffic crashes. more »»

Local Ron Fisher Furniture to partner with area not-for-profits

November 21, 2015 Ron Fisher of Ron Fisher Furniture of Marshalltown calls it a “win-win for everyone.” He should know. He is in his 42nd year of business, designing and making custom made furniture sold world-wide. more »»

Edward Jones offices announces ‘Hats and Mittens’ collection campaign

November 21, 2015 As a way of giving back to the community, Marshalltown’s three Edward Jones offices are accepting new or gently used hats, mittens, scarves and gloves for adults and kids now through Dec. more »»

New indictment renews charges against ex-Ron Paul aides

November 21, 2015 DES MOINES — Federal prosecutors continue to pursue criminal charges against three top campaign advisers to 2012 presidential candidate Ron Paul. more »»

Man freed after 3 decades in prison calls moment ‘surreal’

November 21, 2015 DEER LODGE, Mont. — A Montana man who spent three decades behind bars for a murder he says he did not commit walked out of prison Friday after the governor granted his clemency request. more »»

Refugee refusal today compared, contrasted to that of WWII

November 21, 2015 Sol Messinger was just 7 when he stood with his father at the rail of the ocean liner St. Louis and stared into the gathering darkness. more »»



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