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IOWA CITY, Iowa—City High School will host seven of the state’s finest high school marching bands at Bates Field on Saturday, October 4, for the “Little Hawk Marching Band Invitational.” The public is invited to attend the 18th annual competition,... Continue reading
Posted 30 minutes ago at Coralville Courier
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa — Jack Clair Smithers, 83, died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, at Windmill Manor in Coralville, Iowa. Visitation will be Thursday, Oct. 2, from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Henderson-Barker Funeral Home in West Liberty, where a... Continue reading
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IOWA CITY, Ia. – Iowa quarterbacks C.J. Beathard and Jake Rudock both will see action in games moving forward, offensive coordinator Greg Davis said Tuesday. "No set series, numbers, whatever," Davis said. "But we do feel we have two guys that have earned the right to play and have played... Continue reading
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Earlier this year, Palen Stream sat down to write about one experience that screamed “Iowa” to her as part of a class assignment. It was difficult, but not for lack of ideas—she couldn’t pick just one. In the end, the... Continue reading
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DALLAS (AP) — The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told health care workers on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an area affected by the deadly disease, but that information was not widely... Continue reading
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Secret Service Director Julia Pierson offered her resignation Wednesday after several security breaches affecting the White House and President Obama became public, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson announced Wednesday. "Today Julia Pierson, the Director of the United States... Continue reading
Reblogged 48 minutes ago at Coralville Courier
DALLAS — Health officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County's health department said Wednesday. All who have been in... Continue reading
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"Dishonest" OTTUMWA, IOWA – On the one year anniversary of the disastrous Obamacare website launch, Miller-Meeks for Congress releases its second television advertisement entitled "Dishonest" to hold Congressman Dave Loebsack accountable for his record on Obamacare. During the debate about health care reform, Congressman Dave Loebsack assured Iowans that if... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Mike's Politics
By Mike Thayer In an act of terrorism, 30-year-old Alton Nolen, an Islamic nutcase, allegedly entered his place of employment in Moore, Oklahoma and attacked fellow employee Colleen Hufford with a knife and severed her head. According to police statements... Continue reading
Posted 3 hours ago at Coralville Courier
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Why has the Iowa City PC not covered the beheading story in Oklahoma? We all know why. 1. Colleen was a white woman, hardly worth a mention from Pres. Obama (unlike #Ferguson) http://dailym.ai/1pncFat pic.twitter.com/WJNym3Altp @cspanwj So is the PC the... Continue reading
Posted 4 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Click the link below to view the latest daily bulletin from the Coralville Police Department. Download Daily bulletin QQQ1(2) Continue reading
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Communications Commission is considering whether to punish broadcasters for using the moniker of the Washington NFL team, the Redskins, a word many consider a slur to Native Americans, the agency's chairman indicated on Tuesday. The FCC, which enforces broadcast indecency violations, has received a petition... Continue reading
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The NFL said Tuesday that Kansas City Chiefs safety Husain Abdullah should not have been penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct when he dropped to his knees in prayer after an interception. Related Stories Officials were wrong to penalize Abdullah for praying AFP NFL admits mistake in... Continue reading
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ALAMEDA, Calif. (AP) -- Reggie McKenzie believes he put together a roster capable of competing for a playoff spot. When that roster got off to an 0-4 start and wasn't even competitive in two games, the Oakland Raiders general manager decided he needed to fire coach Dennis Allen. Related Stories... Continue reading
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Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. Related Stories Phelps apologizes after another brush with the law The Associated Press Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge AFP Olympic swimming champ Phelps arrested on drunken driving charge Reuters Olympic swimming champ Phelps arrested on drunken... Continue reading
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As the first game of baseball’s 2014 postseason bled deep into the night, those lucky enough to find themselves in Kauffman Stadium would be forgiven if they shared a thought that on the surface sounds blasphemous: It was worth the wait. For 29 years – 29... Continue reading
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Many recent surveys indicate that the vast majority of Americans feel our country is moving in the wrong direction. This country was intentionally designed to be different from others in which a monarch or strong central government controlled almost every... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY - With the University of Iowa’s first new residence hall since 1968 on budget and on track to house 501 students by next fall, officials are moving forward with plans to build a second even larger new dormitory... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
The Iowa woman whose Facebook post about leaving a generous tip for awful service has gone viral says she hopes her example will encourage others to have more compassion and smile more. “If we all could do that, imagine what... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Iowa voters are seeing more plentiful and negative television ads being aired on behalf of candidates for Iowa's hotly contested U.S. Senate seat, according to new data released by Wesleyan University on Tuesday. More than 11,000 ads aired in Iowa broadcast TV markets from Sept. 12 through Sept. 25 on... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Mike's Politics
U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria are proceeding despite intelligence gaps that inhibit the Pentagon's ability to determine their effectiveness, according to a published report. The Associated Press, citing current and former U.S. officials, reported Wednesday... Continue reading
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A security contractor with a gun and three convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Obama during a Sept. 16 trip to Atlanta, violating Secret Service protocols, according to three people familiar with the incident.... Continue reading
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(Reuters) - A man who flew from Liberia to Texas has become the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus to be diagnosed in the United States, health officials said on Tuesday, a sign the outbreak ravaging West Africa... Continue reading
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