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Holiday Stroll delights the crowd

November 23, 2014 It’s a tradition and even after 23 years, it never disappoints. more »»

STEM growth continues in state, locally

November 23, 2014 With an expected stellar job market into the future, interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) continues to grow among high school students in the state. Gov. Terry Branstad and Lt. more »»

In with the new, out with the old

November 23, 2014 T-R PHOTOS By MIKE DONAHEY An early morning fog shrouds the new (left) and old (right) signs at the Marshalltown Mall Saturday. more »»

Bluegrass music rules next weekend

November 23, 2014 Six bluegrass bands will take over the Best Western Regency Inn ballroom next weekend for an inaugural Bluegrass festival. more »»

Obama immigration plan good, not great for economy

November 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s expansive executive action on immigration is good for the U.S. economy — just not as good as partnering with Congress on broader reforms. more »»

Gambling nuke commander linked to fake poker chips

November 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — The admiral fired last year as No. 2 commander of U.S. more »»

Young black Iowans more often arrested, suspended

November 23, 2014 IOWA CITY — Black youth in Iowa are nearly five times as likely as their white counterparts to be suspended from school or arrested, according to a state committee that has proposed a five-year... more »»

Obama broadens mission in Afghanistan

November 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — U.. more »»

Man sets house on fire, kills responding deputy

November 23, 2014 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. more »»

Window washer falls onto car in San Francisco

November 23, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — A worker who fell 11 stories from a San Francisco building onto a moving car, crushing its roof and sending shattered glass flying into the street survived but was in critical... more »»

Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries

November 23, 2014 TOKYO — A strong earthquake late Saturday struck a mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics, knocking down at least 10 homes in a ski resort town and injuring more than... more »»

Source: NKorean escapes kidnap attempt in Paris

November 23, 2014 PARIS — A North Korean student with family ties to the regime in his country escaped a kidnapping bid in Paris, where he was studying, and is now in hiding, a French source with knowledge of the cas... more »»

Space station rarity: 2 women on long-term crew

November 23, 2014 CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — For the 21st-century spacewoman, gender is a subject often best ignored. more »»

Pope meets with autistic children

November 23, 2014 VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis tenderly embraced children with autism spectrum disorders, some of whom avoided meeting his gaze, during an audience Saturday aimed at offering solidarity to people livin... more »»

Seberg’s inspiration focus of festival

November 22, 2014 The legacy of Marshalltown-born actress Jean Seberg remains alive in town, 35 years after her death. more »»

Immigration action draws praise, criticism

November 22, 2014 Local reaction to President Obama’s nationally televised address on immigration from the White House Thursday night generated a mix of opinions locall. more »»

Fisher: Could be tough budget year

November 22, 2014 As an Iowa Republican who was re-elected, Rep. Dean Fisher of Garwin had plenty to celebrate on election night. more »»

Central Iowa RSVP utilizes volunteers’ talents

November 22, 2014 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 »»



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Having a baby during the holidays

November 18, 2014 Having a baby is enough uncertainty for us - but it increases around the holidays. It's hard to plan for get-togethers when soon our lives will revolve around the boy's arrival. more »

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