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Peloton recalls treadmills, halts sales, after a child dies

Money & Markets

NEW YORK — Peloton is recalling about 125,000 of its treadmills less than a month after denying they were dangerous and saying it would not pull them from the market, even though they were linked to the death of a child and injuries of 29 others. The company said Wednesday that it will now ...

Getting up Close with Glenn and Ted Nash, new duo in jazz

Entertainment

NEW YORK — Glenn Close recently made music-related headlines for her playful performance of “Da Butt” at the Academy Awards, but the revered actor has some real music news: she’s releasing an album with Grammy-winning jazz saxophonist-composer Ted Nash on Friday. “I learned about ...

Farmers market gets strong opening day

Todays News

There might have been gloomy gray skies overhead on Wednesday, but that did not stop numerous people from going to the Cartwright Farmers Market opening day. Market Manager Trisha Wilder was happy with the turnout, even though there were some empty vendor spots initially. “Those spots ...

Man found unconscious in Iowa apartment fire

Todays News

CEDAR RAPIDS — An 82-year-old man was found injured and unconscious early Thursday in a Cedar Rapids apartment fire and rushed to a local hospital, city officials said. Firefighters were called around 1 a.m. Thursday to the apartment complex, where an air conditioner unit on fire, Cedar ...

60 years since 1st American in space: Tourists lining up

Entertainment

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Sixty years after Alan Shepard became the first American in space, everyday people are on the verge of following in his cosmic footsteps. Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin used Wednesday’s anniversary to kick off an auction for a seat on the company’s first crew ...

Sex offender charged with murder in death of Davenport girl, 10

Todays News

IOWA CITY — A registered sex offender kidnapped and shot to death a 10-year-old Iowa girl, his son’s half sister, while the two kids were staying overnight with him last summer, a prosecutor said Wednesday. Authorities announced that Henry Dinkins is charged with first-degree murder and ...