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Contest draws attention to healthy living
CLINTON -- "Let's live healthy, Clinton!" is a new campaign slogan created to motivate the city of Clinton and surrounding areas to get up, get out and get active. Driven by Mercy Medical Center and Genesis Health Systems, the "Let's Live Healthy, ClContinued ...
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- Contest draws attention to healthy living
Boys basketball: Kings open with a playoff-like win
CLINTON -- The calendar may say December, but the atmosphere in Yourd Gym on Tuesday night felt like a game that should be played in January. After coming off a 7-15 season, the River Kings started the season 1-0 by defeating Cedar Rapids JeffersonContinued ...
- Illini dealt first loss
- Stars end Blackhawks' win streak
- 17-point run sinks UNI
- Saints end long road trip with loss
- Boys basketball: Kings open with a playoff-like win
Take that, selfie! 'Science' also tops
NEW YORK (AP) -- Look alive, selfie. There's another word of the year that's not all about you. While Oxford University Press, the British publisher of the Oxford dictionaries, declared those little smartphone self-portraits its winner last month, thContinued ...
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- Take that, selfie! 'Science' also tops
Fertility doctors aim to lower rate of twin births
BOSTON (AP) -- In the five years since the "Octomom" case, big multiple births have gone way down but the twin rate has barely budged. Now fertility experts are pushing a new goal: One. A growing number of couples are attempting pregnancy with just aContinued ...
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- Fertility doctors aim to lower rate of twin births
Obamacare and government failure
We conservatives are always on about the "unintended consequences" of government programs, but we didn't expect the Obama administration and congressional Democrats to provide such a vivid object lesson. If the tipsy, teetering debut of Obamacare inContinued ...
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- Councilman: Slow down on Building and Neighborhood Services' reorganization
- Paving the road to Iowa’s future
- LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Why the Iowa Core is needed
- Obamacare and government failure
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NYC train derailment airs queries about technology
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- The revelation that a New York City commuter train derailed while barreling around a sharp curve at nearly three times the speed limit is fueling questions about whether automated crash-avoidance technology could have preventedContinued ...
- Obama tries to move past website woes
- Home prices rise just 0.2 percent in October
- Record crowds over weekend, but spending declined
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- NYC train derailment airs queries about technology
- Food & Health
Elderly can face prolonged delirium post-surgery
DEAR DR. ROACH: One week ago, my 99-year-old dad tripped over a metal strip that connects carpet to tile in a brightly lit concession area at a local movie theater and broke his left hip. Surgery was performed the next day, and he has been sufferingContinued ...
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- Elderly can face prolonged delirium post-surgery
Branstad hopeful on low income waiver
DES MOINES (AP) -- Gov. Terry Branstad hopes Iowa will win federal approval for an expansion of low-income health care in the "very near future," he said Tuesday. Iowa has applied for a waiver enabling the state to receive more federal Medicaid moneyContinued ...
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- Branstad hopeful on low income waiver
Suspicious letter at gov office had baby powder
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- State officials say a "suspicious letter" that caused an evacuation at Gov. Pat Quinn's constituent services office in Springfield contained baby powder. Gov. Pat Quinn spokesman Grant Klinzman says everyone returned to theContinued ...
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- Suspicious letter at gov office had baby powder