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Former Make-A-Wish Iowa CEO charged with embezzling funds

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IOWA CITY — The former CEO of Make-A-Wish Iowa has been arrested on felony charges alleging she embezzled tens of thousands of dollars from the charity that supports sick children, the group confirmed Friday. Jennifer Woodley, 40, turned herself in to authorities in Des Moines on Thursday ...

Police investigate death at Iowa State sorority house

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AMES — Authorities are investigating the death of a 21-year-old woman who was found unconscious Friday in the parking lot of a sorority house at Iowa State University. The Ames Police Department responded to a medical call at 9:49 a.m. at the Delta Delta Delta Sorority after a caller ...

Marshall County deputy retires after 26 years

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After 26 years with the Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Deputy Tim Hungerford, 50, made the decision on Thursday it was time to retire. “Today was my last working shift, but my last official day will be the end of January,” he said. “Some people were surprised, but it had been on my ...

Daily Record, Jan. 22, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Arrests • Abel Enriquez Jr., 29 of Marshalltown, was arrested Thursday for driving with a suspended license, operating without registration and failure to provide proof of financial liability. • Kirk Arnell Thomas, 57 of Marshalltown, was arrested Wednesday for ...

Judge says Amazon won’t have to restore Parler web service

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Amazon won’t be forced to immediately restore web service to Parler after a federal judge ruled Thursday against a plea to reinstate the fast-growing social media app, which is favored by followers of former President Donald Trump. U.S. District Judge Barbara Rothstein in Seattle said she ...

First responders, school staff next on vaccine list

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Plans for distribution of the COVID-19 vaccination continue to unfold and the Marshall County Public Health Department is working hard to put all of them in place. Public Health Nurse Pat Thompson said after healthcare workers are inoculated, efforts will begin to vaccinate people in the ...

County reports one death from COVID this week

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Marshall County reported its 62nd death related to COVID-19 adding one in the last week. The county has had 4,286 positive cases since the start of the pandemic including 208 new cases in the last week. Iowa has recorded 4,445 deaths, including 51 new deaths on Thursday according to the ...

Iowa Republicans pushing anti-abortion amendment

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Iowa House Republicans are kicking off the 2021 legislative session by reigniting the debate over whether or not the Iowa Constitution guarantees the right to an abortion. A draft of anti-abortion constitutional amendment passed an Iowa subcommittee by a vote of 2-to-1 on Tuesday, aiming to ...

Iowans 65 or older soon to be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

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JOHNSTON — Iowa will expand the groups who can get a coronavirus vaccine to people ages 65 and older, among others, starting next month, even though the federal government hasn’t made good yet on its promises to send the state more doses, officials said Thursday. Iowa is still in its first ...

Biden takes the helm

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WASHINGTON — Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed” and summoning American resilience and unity to confront the deeply divided nation’s historic confluence of crises. Denouncing a national “uncivil ...

Daily Record, Jan. 21, 2021

Daily Record

Marshalltown Police Arrests • Andrew Smet, 28 of Marshalltown, was arrested Tuesday for a second-offense sex offender registration violation. • Austin Eric Lowell, 27 of Marshalltown, was arrested Tuesday on a warrant. • Joel Bakafuela Dubilo, 21 of Marshalltown, was arrested ...

United Airlines posts $1.9 billion loss in pandemic-laden 4Q

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United Airlines said Wednesday that it finished one of the worst years in its history by losing $1.9 billion in the last three months of 2020, and it predicted more of the same in the first quarter of this year. The loss was wider than analysts expected. The number of U.S. airline passengers ...

Trump bids farewell to Washington

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — His presidency over, Donald Trump bid farewell to Washington on Wednesday but also hinted at a comeback despite a legacy of chaos, tumult and bitter division in the country he led for four years. “Goodbye. We love you. We will be back in some form,” Trump told ...

UnitedHealth overcomes pandemic hit

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UnitedHealth’s fourth-quarter earnings tumbled as costs from COVID-19 hit the health insurance provider, but results still easily beat expectations. Health care use rebounded in the final quarter of 2020 after the global pandemic kept people away from doctor offices and surgery centers ...

Local Dems hopeful on Inauguration Day

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After months of tension surrounding the presidency of the United States, Joseph R. Biden was inaugurated as the 46th president Wednesday. Biden and new Vice President Kamala Harris were sworn in during a ceremony at a tightly secured U.S. Capitol exactly two weeks after the Capitol Building ...

NRA fights for its future in Texas, New York courts

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NEW YORK — The National Rifle Association is in a double-barreled legal battle for its future, moving forward with its bankruptcy case while fighting accusations it only sought Chapter 11 protection to avoid a potentially crippling lawsuit. Lawyers for the influential advocacy group told a ...

Readers can prepare to walkthrough library doors

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A “walkthrough phase” for the Marshalltown Public Library will begin Feb. 1 — pending low COVID-19 numbers. The library board met virtually to discuss its next phase of opening the doors on Tuesday evening. The library has been limited to curbside services since Nov. 12 when COVID-19 ...

Marshall County employees recognized for service

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Many Marshall County employees were honored by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday for reaching service milestones. The employees included Secondary Road Department, Daryl Fricke for 25 years; Marshall County Sheriff’s Office, Benjamin Veren, 15 years; Auditor’s Office, Whitney Hunt, 15 ...