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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa's Gabriel Olaseni inspired his teammates just by playing. Olaseni had 10 points, five rebounds and four blocks in 20 minutes after learning that his father died earlier Wednesday. The Hawkeyes rallied around him in an emotional 70-49 win over Northern Illinois. "He didn't hesitate," Iowa... Continue reading
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IOWA CITY, Iowa -- Iowa's Gabriel Olaseni inspired his teammates just by playing. Olaseni had 10 points, five rebounds and four blocks in 20 minutes after learning that his father died earlier Wednesday. The Hawkeyes rallied around him in an... Continue reading
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DENVER-- Even before carving the turkey and slicing into the pumpkin pie, millions of Americans snapped up hot shopping deals on Thanksgiving. While many stores were closed, Kmart and RadioShack staged early-morning openings a day before the traditional start to... Continue reading
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An overwhelming majority of Americans have a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving which many will be spending at home. Just 49% of American Adults consider Thanksgiving one of the nation’s most important holidays, but 84% think they have... Continue reading
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CORALVILLE COURIER EDITOR'S NOTE: Michael Brown was not a victim, he was the bad guy. He stole merchandise from a convenience store, intimidated the store owner, got into a physical confrontation with a police officer, enough of a confrontation that... Continue reading
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Happy Thanksgiving! City offices and the Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 27 and 28. On Thanksgiving, there will be no bus service, the Recreation Center and Indoor Pool will be closed, and Thursday trash/recycling routes will... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
It's a presidential tradition to "pardon" a turkey on the eve of every Thanksgiving -- and now we know where the lucky birds go to retire. After the ceremony at the White House, this year's spared turkey will head to... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Businesses will have a $3,000-per-employee incentive to hire illegal immigrants over native-born workers under President Obama’s sweeping action on illegal immigration. Because of a kink in ObamaCare, businesses will not face a penalty for not providing illegal immigrants health care,... Continue reading
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Turkey and desperation will be on the menu Thursday in Detroit as the Lions host their annual Thanksgiving Day affair against Chicago, the first time that the two NFC North rivals will meet on the holiday since 1999. A two-game road losing streak against the NFL's only two 9-2 teams... Continue reading
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Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home. Thanksgiving is the leading day for home fires involving cooking... Continue reading
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The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home.... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
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November 27, 2014 The Coral Ridge Ice Arena has just the activity to work off that big Thanksgiving meal! Join us Thursday, 12/27 from 6-9pm for FREE ice skating! The mall will open at 6pm, so get in your cardio and then do a little shopping to round out your... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Corridor Search
The simultaneous best and worst part about fantasy football is its unpredictability. The quarterbacks of Week 12 certainly fell into that category -- Ryan Tannehill, Teddy Bridgewater, Kyle Orton and Zach Mettenberger all finished in the top 11, thus making them fine QB1s across the board. In some cases, this... Continue reading
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Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-Ohio) on Monday evening announced that he is reappointing Republican Trey Gowdy of South Carolina to head the Select Committee on Benghazi next Congress. The problem, however, is that by doing so, Boehner named a chairman to a panel that does not yet exist.... Continue reading
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Day: Cloudy with scattered snow showers. Highs around 32°F. Wind chill around 24°F. East southeast wind to 12 MPH. Chance of precipitation 80 percent. New snow accumulation of around 2 inches possible. Night: Mostly cloudy with scattered snow showers. Lows... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Coralville Courier
(Reuters) - The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week rose to the highest level since September, but the underlying trend remained consistent with a firming labor market. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits increased 21,000... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
Consumer spending in the U.S. climbed in October at the same pace as incomes, showing households are staying within their means as the holiday-shopping season begins. Expenditures increased 0.2 percent last month after being little changed in September, Commerce Department... Continue reading
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Washington Redskins Coach Jay Gruden has decided to bench quarterback Robert Griffin III and start Colt McCoy in Sunday’s game at Indianapolis, a person with knowledge of the situation said. Gruden met Tuesday with the quarterbacks individually, and planned to inform the entire team of his decision at a meeting... Continue reading
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FERGUSON, Mo. — Despite the torching of a police car and scores of arrests, police said early Wednesday that a second night of protests was "much better" than the arson and widespread violence that initially rocked the city following a... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
IOWA CITY, Ia. –Brandon Scherff was named a finalist for the Outland Trophy on Tuesday. But to be quite honest, Iowa's senior left offensive tackle would rather walk off the field with the Heroes Trophy after a win against Nebraska Friday, as well as a bowl trophy in his final... Continue reading
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Mark Turgeon gathered his Maryland coaching staff in his hotel room the night before facing Iowa State, and the scouting report he got was so sobering that he offered a solution. "I said, 'Should we just forfeit?' " Turgeon recalled. Good thing nobody took him up... Continue reading
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NEWARK – A local man was killed Monday in a single-vehicle crash in rural Iowa. Thomas Brown, 45, of Newark, died from injuries sustained in the crash, according to a report from KLMJ/KQCR News in Iowa. According to the report,... Continue reading
Reblogged yesterday at Coralville Courier
He's gone from "The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air" to the king of the ballroom. Actor Alfonso Ribeiro and his pro-partner Witney Carson waltzed away with the Mirror Ball Trophy on Tuesday night's season finale of "Dancing With the Stars." They... Continue reading
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