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Some have been saying all off season that Chris Conte will be a starting safety for the Chicago Bears, while others have been waiting for the team to cut him. He made the final 53 and now it looks like he'll be starting as soon as he's healthy. Chris Conte... Continue reading
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CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro left Tuesday night's game against Milwaukee after injuring his left leg sliding home in the first inning. Castro scored on a single by Jorge Soler, but rolled over his lower left leg in an awkward slide. The three-time All-Star stayed on the ground... Continue reading
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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Michael Vick is coming back to Philadelphia wearing a different shade of green and a new uniform number. Related Stories How to watch Jets vs. Eagles 2014 online, TV schedule, radio and more SB Nation Eagles' Foles shakes off bad game, back on track The Associated Press... Continue reading
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A top Buckingham Palace official appeared court today accused of receiving more than £100,000 in bribes in return for awarding contracts for work at royal palaces. Ron Harper, 62, was deputy property manager at the Royal Household from 1994 until... Continue reading
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A Buffalo Bills prospective ownership group that includes rocker Jon Bon Jovi has conducted a feasibility study into buying the NFL franchise and building a stadium in Toronto, a person close to the situation said. PHOTOS THR's Sports Issue: Exclusive... Continue reading
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BURBANK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Silver Pictures’ upcoming detective thriller “The Nice Guys,” directed by Shane Black (“Iron Man 3”) and starring Oscar winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator,” “Man of Steel”) and Oscar nominee Ryan Gosling (“Half Nelson,” “Drive”), has staked out the... Continue reading
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Is Ricky Gervais victim blaming? After a lengthy list of female A-list stars' nude photos were recently leaked on the Web, including Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and Kirsten Dunst, Gervais took to Twitter to express his controversial opinion. Kate Upton... Continue reading
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Hang around these parts a while between winter and early summer, and you’ll be hard pressed to find a week during which we don’t talk about the NBA. No, it’s not *just* because we’re big fans and that’s when the... Continue reading
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Dallas not only doesn't run from headlines, it embraces them. So the Cowboys' decision to add Sam to the practice squad, and the attention that will come from having the man trying to be the NFL's first openly gay player, is a perfect fit. Sam will sign with the Cowboys... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 hours ago at Sports Blog
CHICAGO (AP) -- Cubs shortstop Starlin Castro left Tuesday night's game against Milwaukee after injuring his left leg sliding home in the first inning. Castro scored on a single by Jorge Soler, but rolled over his lower left leg in an awkward slide. The three-time All-Star stayed on the ground... Continue reading
Reblogged 3 hours ago at Sports Blog
One day after New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski pronounced himself ready to return, Bill Belichick reminded him it will be the coach's decision. Related Stories Gronk promises he will play Sunday; Dolphins ready The Associated Press Rob Gronkowski will play Week 1 for Patriots SB Nation Gronk in... Continue reading
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Texas A&M makes a big jump in the AP Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football. Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs. The Aggies... Continue reading
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TAMPA, Fla. – Robert Griffin III came through the tunnel after a preseason game in which he didn't play, galloping while his teammates slugged along. "You know what this means?" a team official yelled at him. "It's Houston week!" Griffin let out a whoop as he ducked into the Washington... Continue reading
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Des Moines, IA - This afternoon, Iowa ag leaders and Farmers for Joni members Craig Lang, Ralph Lents, and Glen Keppy, voiced their support for Joni Ernst, the Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Iowa. They questioned Bruce Braley's record on international trade. Braley’s opposition to trade deals runs squarely... Continue reading
Posted 5 hours ago at Mike's Politics
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: And Barack Obama has no plans to deal with this. The Islamic militant group ISIS cut off the head of an American journalist in a video made public Tuesday — following through on a threat it... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
LONDON (Reuters) - Burger King may have taken a lot of flack in the past week for a deal that should curb its U.S. tax bill but in many ways it is consistent with the burger chain’s aggressive tax-reduction strategies... Continue reading
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Fox News national security correspondent Catherine Herridge probes her sources and reports that President Obama received "specific intelligence" about the rise of ISIS in his daily briefings for "at least a year:" A former Pentagon official confirms to Fox News... Continue reading
Reblogged 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Iowa City, IA. -- The Iowa City Public Library wants to card you. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Library is encouraging local residents to sign up for a free card. A Library card can be used to:... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: The government telling businesses, how to run their businesses..... Ain't that great? City of Iowa City staff will host a forum to discuss proposed changes to the City's taxicab ordinance from 4 to 6 p.m., Tuesday... Continue reading
Posted 8 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Iowa City, IA. -- Lisa Bluder is leading a construction day on the Jean Lloyd-Jones Women Build 6 home and the University of Iowa Women’s Basketball team will be out swinging hammers with their coach. Who: Iowa Valley Habitat for... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
Come and Learn to Fly Fish with Take A Kid Outdoors (TAKO) and the Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association (HFFA) at Liberty Centre, North Liberty. HFFA will be presenting information on Fly fishing. Come learn to fly cast and to tie... Continue reading
Posted 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY — An Iowa City woman is accused of hitting her estranged partner over the head with a 2x4. According to an Iowa City police criminal complaint, the victim — who is not named — was at home with... Continue reading
Reblogged 10 hours ago at Coralville Courier
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Posted 11 hours ago at Coralville Courier
DES MOINES—During a Labor Day event yesterday in Iowa City, local Federation of Labor president Jesse Case uttered a disparaging, boorish and sexist comment about Dr. Mariannette Miller-Meeks, the GOP nominee in Iowa's Second District. Democrat Rep. Dave Loebsack, her opponent, apparently stood by and said nothing at his hometown... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Mike's Politics
Today the Dietz for Iowa Campaign is touting a successful fundraising event from the Labor Day weekend. The event was held at Mayne's Grove park south of Hampton this past Sunday, and featured special guest speakers State Senators Brad Zaun (R-Urbandale), Dennis Guth (R-Klemme), and Bill Dix (R-Shell Rock) as... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at Mike's Politics