A man attempting to steal gasoline managed to set a house, a car and himself on fire in the process.
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- Cuts bother residents CLINTON -- Bev Hermann illustrated her point with food. The taste is bitter. During Tuesday's public hearing of the City of Clinton's budget -- which, if finalized, will decrease this year's tax levy from $16.71 in 2014 to $16.32 in 2015 -- ex-counci
- Iowa Code vague on Telemedicine Health professionals attempt to spell out important language in growing field CLINTON -- A doctor patrols the halls at Clinton's Mercy Medical Center, talking to stroke patients, monitoring their vitals. A nurse helps gather information for prognoses. The doctor processes the data and refers treatment. Half an hour later, the
Researchers tackle mystery of how some snakes can fly
Flying snakes sound like creatures from a bad B-movie, but these serpents are elegant gliders that have evolved a special skill that sets them apart. In two new studies, engineers have used simulations to try to decipher how the wingless reptile manages to remain airborne despite its lack of flight appendages.
Holder: Heroin deaths an 'urgent and growing public health crisis'
Attorney General Eric Holder, calling the rise in deaths from overdoses of heroin and prescription painkillers an "urgent and growing public health crisis," is outlining a series of efforts by the Justice Department to combat the epidemic.
VIDEO: Skydiver, pilot treated after midair collision
A pilot practicing take-offs and landings got tangled up with a skydiver in Polk County, Fla., but amazingly, no one was seriously hurt.
In this tech age, how can a plane go missing?
Call 911 from the side of the road, and GPS satellites can tell dispatchers exactly where to send help. Airline passengers have access to detailed maps that show exactly where they are during their journey. Hop onto WiFi, and somehow Google knows whether you're logging on from Lima or London, and will give you detailed suggestions about what to eat.
- Resident seeks to spread message FULTON, Ill. -- The River Bend School District website may soon offer information on a March 18 referendum vote, that if passed, could mean a one percent sales tax increase in the city of Fulton. Fulton resident Margaret Alstead on Thursday spoke to
- City Hall floor plan approved CAMANCHE -- City leaders are one step closer to calling the former Camanche Pharmacy home after approving a floor plan for the new City Hall renovation project. But, as history has shown, reaching an agreement on the City Hall prospects has been an i
A speedy, robust take on a classic: shepherd's pie
When it comes to shepherd's pie, there are those who toe a rather strict line, and there are those who go with the comfort food flow.
VIDEO: Penguin sweaters save birds trapped in oil spills
A wildlife group in Australia is inviting volunteers to knit sweaters for the penguin population it conserves, because it says the sweaters can actually save the lives of birds caught in oil spills.
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