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Walmart Says Dad Can't Buy Beer Because He's Shopping With Teen Daughter

Back in college, I’d to the grocery store with friends and we always had to separate the beer from the other items being purchased because anyone chipping in money (yes, this was a time when most people paid by cash or check) had to be of legal drinking age. 343 more words

Fishing boat goes over pontoon in Mississippi River collision

In a collision on the Mississippi River in Clinton, a fishing boat went over top of a pontoon.

On Saturday evening, July 26, 2014, a V-bottom fishing boat collided with a pontoon boat in front of the Clinton Marina, … 149 more words

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Olson sentenced for burglary and interference charges

MASON CITY, Iowa – A judge has declared a sentence for two charges in the case of Frederick Olson of Mason City.

Judge Gregg Rosenbladt sentenced Olson to a maximum of 15 years in prison for the charge of burglary in the 3rd degree, and 15 years for interference of official acts. 154 more words

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Volunteers Keep Iowa Streams Clean

ANKENY, Iowa– Iowans are doing their part to keep streams in the community clean. A group of about a dozen volunteers spent their Sunday afternoon picking up trash along Four Mile Creek. 127 more words

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Menelusuri Riwayat Iowa, Ibukota Sastra Dunia (1)

Midwest, bagian barat tengah negeri Paman Sam, di telinga saya lebih lekat dengan cerita-cerita koboi. Di sini, kita bisa temukan sebuah bagian suku dari masyarakat Indian Sioux. 926 more words

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Local Filmmakers Race Against the Clock

DES MOINES, Iowa– Hundreds of local filmmakers spent the weekend watching the clock count down on the 48 Hour Film Project. Forty-seven teams are competing for a $2500 cash prize and a chance to have their movie screened at the Cannes Film Festival. 237 more words

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last week I...

Spent so much time working and learning about my new phone that I didn’t really do much of anything.  Add in the the days were in the upper 90s and I was PMSing, I was a bit of a nightmare.  196 more words

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