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4 weeks ago in Local

Spencer School Board Recap

144 students will get their diplomas at commencement on May 22nd....

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4 weeks ago in Local

Northwest Iowa Job Fair

The Spencer Radio Group is hosting the Northwest Iowa Job Fair on Thursday...

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

4 weeks ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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4 weeks ago in Weird

Don’t take a selfie with Flat Creek Floyd

Fearing Snapchat could take an ugly turn toward "snap chomp," police are warning people not to take selfies with an alligator in suburban Atlanta.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Uncharted territory: Predators gear up for game 7

Call it a new frontier for the Nashville Predators, one the Anaheim Ducks know all too well.

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4 weeks ago in Olympics, Sports

Venues ready, but many challenges remain for Rio Games

With 100 days to go before the Olympic Games begin in Rio de Janeiro, the nation famous for doing things at the last minute faces a novel situation: The venues are ready, but the host does not appear to be.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Clippers lose Paul, Griffin for rest of playoffs

The Los Angeles Clippers were hit with a double whammy on Tuesday.

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Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

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4 weeks ago in National

Fed set to keep rates unchanged, may nod to ebbing risks

The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as it continues to monitor the impact from weakening global growth but may seek to signal to markets it is determined to resume policy tightening this year.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Keanu Reeves voices the cat star of ‘Keanu’

Comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele star in the action comedy as friends who set out on a mission to rescue their stolen kitten, named after "The Matrix" actor, by posing as drug dealers for a street gang.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

The Internet is down – the musical

How will you live without 24/7 access at your fingertips?

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Roberts and Aniston celebrate ‘Mother’s Day’

An all-star case that includes Julia Roberts, Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Jason Sudeikis weaves several fractured family relationships into a story line that ultimately intersects on the day that celebrates being a mom.

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4 weeks ago in National

Career education making a comeback in high schools

Decades after "shop class" became known as a lesser alternative for children deemed unfit for college, vocational education is making a comeback in American high schools.

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Poll: Half of Americans think presidential nominating system ‘rigged’

More than half of American voters believe that the system U.S. political parties use to pick their candidates for the White House is "rigged" and more than two-thirds want to see the process changed, according to a new poll.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's big sports headlines.

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4 weeks ago in National

Big wins by Trump, Clinton give rivals little breathing room

Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up wins in Northeastern states on Tuesday in a major show of strength and immediately turned their fire on each other in a possible preview of a general election matchup.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Bill Cosby takes legal hits in abuse cases on both U.S. coasts

Courts on both U.S. coasts dealt setbacks to Bill Cosby's legal team on Tuesday, as the comedian kept trying to fend off lawsuits over allegations that he has sexually abused women for decades.

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4 weeks ago in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 27

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

A lip-sync conversation

Talking in songs.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 27

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.

Local Headlines

9 hours ago in Local

Clay County Candidate Forum Wednesday

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Wednesday's debate will start at 6:30 in the Council Chambers of Spencer City Hall...

14 hours ago in Local

Pedestrian Struck UPDATE

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The condition of a Spirit Lake woman struck by a pickup and dragged is now listed as being in fair condition.

16 hours ago in Local

SMU Consumer Confidence Report Released

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The report covers all of the water testing performed in 2015...

17 hours ago in Local

Sanborn Machine Shed Fire

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The east end of the building was fully engulfed when crews arrived...

17 hours ago in Local

Stolen Motorcycle And Meth Possession Charges

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Estherville Police pulled over 53-year-old John Tatman late Friday evening for a traffic infraction...