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    Images of Wreckage Released in EgyptAir Probe

    Egypt’s military displayed wreckage and personal belongings found in the search for EgyptAir Flight 804 as searchers scoured the Mediterranean Sea on Saturday for the aircraft’s flight data and cockpit voice recorders. The chunks of debris included an uninflated life vest, a seat, a purse, shoes, carpet, a scarf, parts of chairs and cushions, and […]

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    2016 State Track and Field Sees Record First-Day Attendance; See Scores, Records

    The 2016 State Track and Field Championships saw an attendance record on its first day with a total of 13,703 people. Below are the results for Thursday’s events: GIRLS CLASS 1A TEAM SCORING (After five events) 1. Central, Elkader  19 2. Algona Bishop Garrigan 14 3. West Hancock 12 4. East Mills , AGWSR, B-G-M Brooklyn, […]

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    Vaping Explosion Knocks Out Man’s Teeth, Rips Hole in Tongue

    Albany, N.Y. – Kenneth Barbero of Albany, NY was enjoying a nice millennial vaping session when the hand-held device he was using blew up in his face; knocking out teeth, ripping a hole in his tongue and leaving his hands covered in burns. “[It was] like an M80 bomb went off in my mouth,” Barbero […]

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    Report: Military Punishes Sex Assault Victims

    WASHINGTON  — For seven months before she was assaulted at an Air Force base in the south, Shelby Willis, then 18, filed “at least 10 complaints” about the harassment she was being subjected to by a senior airman. “Within two weeks of filing a report, they [staff sergeants] said I was causing problems,” Willis told […]

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    New Rule Expands Overtime Pay to Millions of Workers

    Starting later this year, millions more workers will become eligible for overtime pay. Under a new rule announced by the White House Tuesday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. That’s roughly double the $23,660 threshold […]

  • File- Pandora founder Tim Westergren is taking over as the company's CEO, and investors are seriously bummed out. Shares plummeted as much as 10% on Monday after Pandora announced the management shakeup.

    Change the Channel on Pandora?

    NEW YORK — An activist investor wants online radio company Pandora to put itself on the shopping block. But are there any buyers? Pandora shares rose more than 6% Tuesday after Keith Meister, the head of Corvex Management, disclosed a nearly 10% stake in the company. Meister, an acolyte of Carl Icahn who successfully pushed […]

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    5 Takeaways from Kentucky and Oregon

    Bernie Sanders won more delegates than Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night — but not enough to slow Clinton’s march to the Democratic presidential nomination. Clinton won Kentucky by a razor-thin margin, while Sanders notched a bigger 53% to 47% victory in Oregon. The 61 delegates Kentucky had on the line and Oregon’s 74 will be […]

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    Disappearance of Students’ Mural ‘struck a chord with a lot of people’

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Students and teachers at Central Campus are coming to grips after a mural they worked on for over a year was painted over by the city. The spokesperson for Des Moines Public Schools says the reaction from the community since the mural was painted over has been overwhelming. “The students in […]

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    Baby Bison Euthanized After ‘misguided’ Rescue Attempt

    YELLOWSTONE — You know what they say about the road to hell and good intentions? Well, the folks at the National Park Service are urging you, begging you, harshly warning you to leave the bison alone. Even if you do find a baby one wandering around and load him into your car, thinking the poor […]

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    Supreme Court Sends Obamacare Case Back to Lower Court

    WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Monday avoided issuing a major ruling on a challenge brought by religiously affiliated non-profit groups to the Affordable Care Act’s contraceptive mandate. The justices, in a unanimous decision, wrote that they were not deciding the case on the merits but instead sent the case back down to the lower […]

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    Groundbreaking Thursday for Iowa Events Center Hotel

    DES MOINES, Iowa — This week, community leaders are set to break ground on a new metro hotel. On Thursday business and civic leaders from across Des Moines will hold a groundbreaking ceremony for the Iowa Events Center hotel. The end result will be a 330 room hotel connected to the Iowa Events Center downtown. […]

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    Arrest Made in 2015 Nightclub Shooting, Witnesses Still Sought

    DES MOINES, Iowa — Law enforcement officials say they’ve made one arrest in connection with a shooting at a nightclub back in November that left a Des Moines man dead, but are still seeking several witnesses in the case. Twenty-year-old Dashawn Smith died November 8, 2015 after a shooting outside the now-closed Evolution Nightclub at […]