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Spike in shark attacks reported off Carolinas coast

June 30, 2015 Shark experts have a not-so-reassuring explanation for a recent spate of attacks along on the coast of the Carolinas: It’s mainly because so many people are getting in the water. more »»

Tsipras defiant as banks shut, markets rocked

June 30, 2015 ATHENS, Greece — Anxious pensioners swarmed closed bank branches Monday and long lines snaked outside ATMs as Greeks endured the first day of serious controls on their daily economic lives ahead of ... more »»

Bomb kills Egypt’s top prosecutor as he drives to work

June 30, 2015 CAIRO — A car bomb killed Egypt’s chief prosecutor Monday in the country’s first assassination of a senior official in 25 years, marking what could be an escalation in a campaign by Islamic militant... more »»

As Kurds gain in Syria, Turkish govt ponders military action

June 30, 2015 ANKARA, Turkey — As Kurdish rebels in northern Syria rack up wins against the Islamic State group, Turkish media is abuzz with talk of a long-debated military intervention to push the Islamic... more »»

MEDIC announces capital campaign

June 29, 2015 From funding Main Street businesses to industrial recruitment/retention to housing to education, the Marshall Economic Development Impact Committee has touched the lives of every Marshall County... more »»

Marshall County Supervisors Meeting Preview

June 29, 2015 Local Sales and Services Tax amendment A second reading and public hearing is to be held regarding an amendment that would revise dates and change allocation requirements for area cities’ and... more »»

Fundraising almost complete for Cedar Falls beach house

June 29, 2015 CEDAR FALLS — It’s built like a brick ... beach house. Well, actually, it’s concrete block. more »»

SpaceX rocket destroyed on way to space station, cargo lost

June 29, 2015 An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff. It was a severe blow to NASA, the third cargo mission to fail in eight month. more »»

Court ruling makes pride parades historic, jubilant

June 29, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Hundreds of thousands of people on Sunday packed gay pride events from Chicago to New York City, Seattle to San Francisco, with overall attendance expected in the millions for what... more »»

Tunisia launches manhunt for attack accomplices

June 29, 2015 SOUSSE, Tunisia — The student who massacred holidaymakers on a Tunisian beach and at a swank resort hotel acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior... more »»

Survivors and departed honored at Marshalltown Relay for Life

June 28, 2015 Over 200 people gathered at the Marshalltown High School track Saturday for the annual Relay for Life — a day of celebration and remembrance for those whose lives have been affected by cancer. more »»

Local fight wages on against Alzheimer’s

June 28, 2015 Dozens of purple ribbons and staff wearing all shades of the color could be found in the Ulery building and elsewhere at the Iowa Veterans Home last week — a reminder Alzheimer’s affects everyone. more »»

Sen. Graham: ‘Defeat radical Islam’

June 28, 2015 Other Republicans campaigning for president may have better name recognition and a superior organization, but watch out, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) will take on all comers in a game of 8-Ball. more »»

A sign of goodwill for Union

June 28, 2015 UNION — When Lacey Gilmour, 13, took a tour of the Union Fire Station with her 4-H group she noticed the aged sign hanging outside was in need of repair. more »»

 
 
 

 

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