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Overnight shelter to be temporarily closed

August 25, 2016 The House of Compassion overnight homeless shelter at 211 W. Church St. is set to close early next month. more »»

 
 
 
WWII vet recalls life in Patton’s Third Army

August 25, 2016 Editor’s note: This is part of an ongoing series of articles profiling those who have ever served in the U.S. military, be it overseas or statesid. more »»

Rising EpiPen costs a concern locally

August 25, 2016 EpiPen, an auto-injector that administers an emergency dose of epinephrine to stop potentially life-threatening allergic reactions (known as anaphylaxis) to tree nuts, bee stings and other allergens... more »»

Five Marshalltown residents sentenced for meth distribution

August 25, 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS — Federal authorities said six men and four women, including five Marshalltown residents, have been sentenced and charged in a meth distribution cas. more »»

Earthquake in Italy kills at least 159

August 25, 2016 AMATRICE, Italy — Rescue crews using bulldozers and their bare hands raced to dig out survivors from a strong earthquake that reduced three central Italian towns to rubble Wednesday. more »»

Black teen pushed down by Iowa officer paid for secrecy

August 25, 2016 WATERLOO — A black teenager who was shown on video getting thrown down by a white police officer in Iowa received thousands of dollars to keep quiet about a settlement including a secrecy provision... more »»

Back ‘into the swing of things’

August 24, 2016 School hallways across Central Iowa were filled with excitement, nervousness and anticipation for the sound of the school bell ushering in a new year of classes. more »»

Supervisors talk taxes, trust fund, election staff

August 24, 2016 “Your overall levy rate went down 42 cents (per $1,000. more »»

A special surprise

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Marshalltown residents convicted on drug charges

August 24, 2016 CEDAR RAPIDS — Three Marshalltown residents have been convicted in federal court of distributing methamphetamine. more »»

Antique Tractor Parade set for Saturday

August 24, 2016 The Fifth Annual Great Tractor Ride will be held Saturday, August 27. Tractors will depart from the Marshalltown Mall just after 10 a.m. more »»

Turkey, Syrian Kurds on track for conflict in northern Syria

August 24, 2016 ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey signaled Tuesday it would step up its engagement in the Syrian war, as Turkish-backed Syrian rebels massed along the border to assault one of the last Syrian frontier towns... more »»

Traffic fatalities continued to surge in first half of 2016

August 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — Traffic fatalities were up 9 percent in the first six months of this year compared with the same period last year, continuing a surge in deaths that began two years ago as the economy... more »»

Lawsuit: Police were duped in Iowa jury tampering case

August 24, 2016 IOWA CITY — After Iowa lawyer Raymond Tinnian was found guilty of disorderly conduct, investigators had an obvious suspect when jurors and witnesses started receiving threat. more »»

Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State

August 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the... more »»

Howard Johnson’s restaurant to close, leaving only 1 more

August 24, 2016 BANGOR, Maine — The closing of one of the last two Howard Johnson restaurants in a couple of weeks will mark the end of its fried clam strips, ice cream and other menu staples that nourished baby... more »»

Private lives are exposed as WikiLeaks spills its secrets

August 24, 2016 CAIRO — WikiLeaks’ giant data dumps have rattled the National Security Agency, the U.S. Democratic Party, and the Saudi foreign ministry. more »»

Prisoner at Gitmo hearing not seen publicly since 2002

August 24, 2016 WASHINGTON — The first high-profile al-Qaida terror suspect captured after the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 appeared Tuesday at a U.S. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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