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Drugmakers fought state opioid limits amid crisis

September 18, 2016 The makers of prescription painkillers have adopted a 50-state strategy that includes hundreds of lobbyists and millions in campaign contributions to help kill or weaken measures aimed at stemming... more »»

Gas prices up, stations running out after pipeline spill

September 18, 2016 ATLANTA — Lines formed at gas stations across the South on Saturday and drivers who were able to find fuel had to pay more for it in some cases, as prices edged up following a pipeline spill in... more »»

Guantanamo prisoner: Saudi ‘royal’ involved in terrorism

September 18, 2016 MIAMI — An accused al-Qaida bomb-maker who went to college in Arizona told military officials at the U.S. more »»

Arctic sea ice shrinks to second lowest level ever recorded

September 18, 2016 WASHINGTON — Arctic sea ice this summer shrank to its second lowest level since scientists started to monitor it by satellite, with scientists saying it is another ominous signal of global warming. more »»

CIH: Trustees appoint acting CEO

September 17, 2016 The Central Iowa Healthcare Board of Trustees has announced John Hughes will be departing as president and CEO immediately. CIH employee Dawnett Willis was appointed COO/acting CEO. more »»

Superintendent Schutte talks standardized testing

September 17, 2016 “I think Iowa’s already starting to move in the right direction.” Dr. more »»

Compassionate Friends organization reaches out to those in need

September 17, 2016 Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series of articles about the partner agencies affiliated with the United Way of Marshall County. more »»

Better together

September 17, 2016 Those seeking some relaxation time, can combine their interests for the first ever Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA and Central Iowa Art Association joint Yoga & Art class held Monday, Sept. 19 from 6-7:30 p.m. more »»

15 Minutes

September 17, 2016 AUTUMN SCHMOKER Resides: On an adorable acreage outside of Rhodes. Hometown: Lehigh FAMILY LIFE Family: I married my high school sweetheart, Jake Grossnickle. He works as a machinist in Boone. more »»

Pipeline protest site a city unto itself


Diverse America divided on flag, anthem, other symbols

September 17, 2016 SAN FRANCISCO — The oldest Latino civil rights group in the United States opens every meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance, a tradition resulting from a long fight to prove Hispanics belong in this... more »»

AP, other media sue FBI for details on iPhone hacking tool

September 17, 2016 WASHINGTON — The Associated Press and two other news organizations sued the FBI on Friday to learn who the government paid and how much it spent to hack into an iPhone in its investigation into last... more »»

Michelle Obama makes campaign trail debut for Clinton

September 17, 2016 FAIRFAX, Va. — Stepping deeper into the political fray, Michelle Obama on Friday warned young voters against being “tired or turned off” in the 2016 election. more »»

Attorneys of boy shot by Columbus officer seek witnesses

September 17, 2016 COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorneys for the family of a 13-year-old Ohio boy fatally shot by a policeman said Friday they want to hear from witnesses, because the police version of events “might not be tru. more »»

UN: More than a million refugees have fled South Sudan

September 17, 2016 AWEIL, South Sudan — More than one million refugees have fled South Sudan’s ongoing civil war, overwhelming aid agencies and creating one of the world’s worst humanitarian disasters. more »»

Judge OKs extradition of British man on US hacking charges

September 17, 2016 LONDON — A British man accused of hacking into U.S. more »»

Ravaged by conflict, Yemen faces rising malnutrition

September 17, 2016 SANAA, Yemen — Sitting by her son’s hospital bed, Houdaid Masbah looks at her 5-year-old boy’s skeletal body and sunken cheeks, helplessness engulfing her like a thick cloud — a desperation she... more »»

Homecoming royalty crowned

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