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A year after 'chaos'
It happened two hours after John Hood finished his run. Like many, he thought the loud boom was just the sound of cannons going off, something that shook the ground. It was odd, but Hood — a 1989 Clinton High School graduate — tried to make it logical, associating the noise with another good happening at the Boston Marathon.Continued ...
- Clinton looks into roadway safety upgrades
- Theft trial for man charged in Wolfe sisters' murders
- More felonies added to sex abuse charges
- Wildlife service to conduct burnings
- A year after 'chaos'
River Hawks win triangular
CLINTON -- Cration Andresen claimed medalist honors and teammate Logan Wilhelm took second Thursday as they led Easton Valley to first place at a boys golf triangular hosted by Camanche at The Oaks Golf Course. Easton Valley finished with a 190-strokContinued ...
- White Sox whipped by Texas Rangers
- L'Kings keep Hot Rods cold
- Saints split on the road
- Cubs drop fifth straight
- River Hawks win triangular
Women on Fire event is Wednesday at Vista Grande
CLINTON -- For many years, women in business have been honored in the city of Clinton, but on Wednesday, they have a night all their own. The Women are on Fire event will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Vista Grande in Clinton and will offer an oppoContinued ...
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- Women on Fire event is Wednesday at Vista Grande
Stand up against child abuse
April is National Child Abuse Month and I would like to take a moment to share that our children are precious and Clinton County has one of the highest in the state when it comes to children who have been abused. You are able to check the statisticsContinued ...
- Bills to move quickly in final days
- Reducing money's influence in politics
- Looking for love in all the wrong places
- Letter to the Editor: Local firefighters' union speaks out on proposed contract
- Stand up against child abuse
- National News
Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart
A couple who held hands at breakfast every morning even after 70 years of marriage have died 15 hours apart.
Helen Felumlee, of Nashport, died at 92 on April 12. Her husband, 91-year-old Kenneth Felumlee, died the next morning.Continued ...
- Unemployment fell in March
- Improved outlook for health law
- Ohio couple married 70 years die 15 hours apart
- Food & Health
USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections
MILWAUKEE -- Farms stricken with a deadly pig virus must report outbreaks as part of a new program to help monitor and possibly control the spread of the disease, the federal government announced Friday. Porcine epidemic diarrhea has killed millionsContinued ...
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- Raw oysters spike U.S. rise in bacterial infections, CDC reports
- USDA orders farms to report pig virus infections
Iowa gets nearly $72M in yearly tobacco payment
Iowa received $71 million this week from tobacco companies — its annual share of a 1998 landmark legal settlement in which tobacco companies pay states for smoking-related health care costs.
The Iowa Attorney General's Office says that since 1999, the state has received more than $960 million in tobacco payments.Continued ...
- U of I burn center sees jump in ammonia burns
- Officials announce plan for Microsoft data center
- Prosecutor says 6 felon voting cases will proceed
- Iowa's unemployment rate climbs to 4.5 percent
- Iowa gets nearly $72M in yearly tobacco payment
Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead
The Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people listed as deceased in other state records, according to an internal state government memo.
The memo dated Friday, which The Associated Press obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, says the state auditor compared clients enrolled in the Medicaid database last June with state death records dating back to 1970. Auditors identified overpayments for services to roughly 2,900 people after the date of their deaths.Continued ...
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- Medicaid paid $12M for Illinois dead
New SAT: What will those questions look like?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Calculate the foreign exchange rate a vacationing American would pay in India. Estimate from a random sample the number of 18- to 34-year olds who voted for a candidate. These are sample questions from the newly redesigned SAT, whiContinued ...
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- New SAT: What will those questions look like?