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Win a date with Chris Hemsworth

"The Thor" star is encouraging fans to donate at least $5 to his fundraising drive for the Australian Childhood Foundation to be entered into the ballot.


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As ISIS threat looms, New York prepares for Thanksgiving parade

Millions of New Yorkers and tourists are expected to line the streets on Thursday for the parade, more than a week after Islamic State released a video showing images of New York juxtaposed with a scene depicting a suicide bomber preparing for an attack.

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Attempted Murder Charge Filed

A Boyden man faces an attempted murder charge in connection with an assault at a home in George...


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Walmart pulls Cyber Monday forward to Sunday, record sales expected

Walmart has decided that Cyber Monday, the biggest online shopping day of the year, should not start on a Monday anymore.


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Honor Flight Program Expands

Veterans of the Vietnam war are now eligible to apply to take part in honor flights...


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Lakes Region Green Ribbon Steering Committee Raising Funds

The group is looking to raise funding aimed at enhancing parks in the region...


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Kid battles through hiccups to rock national anthem

Young Ethan battled through the hiccups to perform perhaps the greatest rendition of the Australian national anthem ever.


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World leaders seek new path to slow warming of planet

Next week, in the waning days of what is set to be the hottest year on record, world leaders meet on the outskirts of Paris for a summit that seeks nothing less than to steer the global economy away from its ever-growing reliance on fossil fuels.


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Gas prices drop 11 cents

The current gas price is 70 cents per gallon under its year-ago point.


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Warriors on the cusp of history

The Warriors are the third NBA team to start the season 15-0 and the first defending champions to do so.


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Kyle Busch takes cup, Jeff Gordon says goodbye

Kyle Busch opened the Sprint Cup season in a hospital bed, and he's ended it with his first championship.


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Condo association wants dog poop DNA

Some Florida condo owners are steaming after their homeowners association asked them to submit their dog's DNA in order to fine owners who don't pick up after their pets.


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Religious leaders make forceful appeal to admit refugees

Major American religious leaders of differing faith and ideology are warning that that fear and prejudice is trumping the legitimate security debate over the admission of Syrian refugees.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

How YouTube drives holiday toy wish lists

As families prepare to spend an estimated $630.7 billion on gifts this holiday season, the smallest screens could have the biggest influence.


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Heat Check: Moving on from Ohio State

A season's worth of skepticism about Ohio State was validated in a loss to Michigan State and the Buckeyes are no longer in the conversation to be No. 1.


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Iowa up to 3 behind Clemson, Alabama; Ohio St 8th

Iowa moved to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking advantage of the first losses by Ohio State and Oklahoma State to slip in behind No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama.


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Republican candidates press Syrian refugee opposition

Several Republican presidential candidates insisted Syrian refugees pose a potential danger to America and should not be allowed into the country, despite growing criticism within and outside their party of some of their statements.


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‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2’ debuts to franchise-low $101 million

"The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2" dominated the weekend box office. The final film in the science-fiction franchise debuted to $101 million, but even that massive figure wasn't as big a sendoff for Katniss Everdeen and her fellow revolutionaries as some had predicted.


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Monday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, Nov. 23.


in Black Friday, Lifestyle

A Thanksgiving appetizer so good you’ll have to hide it

Long before the turkey comes out of the oven golden and glistening your family will probably be snacking on apps.

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Attorney Will Not Appeal Sapp Sentence Reduction


Sioux County Attorney Thomas G. Kunstle says there appears to be no authority to vacate District Judge Edward Jacobson's reconsideration...

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Milford Council Rejects Downtown Apartment Complex


Community Housing Initiatives presented the council with a 26 unit structure which would have been built at the former Smith Lumber location...

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Sibley Drug Arrest


A Sibley man is jailed on drug charges, after a traffic stop.

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Shayla Bee Latest Additions

Shayla Bee

Spencer, IA ( KICD) — More additions to the Shayla Bee family have been announced. The Shayla Bee foundation was…

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Three Sentenced for Bank Fraud


Three man have been sentenced for their roles in a scheme to defraud the Iowa Trust and Savings Bank in Emmetsburg...