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in National, World

Obama, military leaders coordinate Islamic State strategy

President Barack Obama told military leaders from more than 20 countries that he is deeply concerned about the radical group's advances.

wholefoods

in Lifestyle

Whole Foods to roll out rankings for produce

The grocer will roll out a system ranking produce as "good," "better" or "best" based on farming practices.

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in National

America’s biggest pumpkin comes from California

A one-ton pumpkin grown in Northern California has been declared the heaviest ever cultivated in North America.

toyota

in National

Toyota recalls more than 400K vehicles in U.S.

Toyota is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide.

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in Sports

NFL concussion deal has ‘overwhelming’ player support

Retired players who sued the league over concussions have overwhelmingly accepted a multimillion-dollar settlement.

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in Sports

Wednesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the big sports stories you'll be talking about today, Wednesday, Oct. 15.

celtics

in Sports

NBA to experiment with shorter 44-minute game

The Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics will experiment with a shorter preseason game on Sunday.

giants

in Sports

Giants edge Cards in 10th for 2-1 series lead

The Giants beat the visiting Cardinals 5-4 on a wild throw, to take the series lead.

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in Entertainment

Shia LaBeouf’s pink leggings raise $10K for charity

The actor has been wearing the leggings on a "dare" from Ellen DeGeneres.

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in Music

Bono apologizes for U2’s free album stunt

The musician says "sorry" for releasing an album through iTunes that automatically installed itself in millions of users' libraries.

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in Sports

Royals on brink of World Series

The Kansas City Royals are one win away from the World Series after a 2-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles.

walmart

in Entertainment

Walmart to offer digital movie access to customers

InstaWatch, which can be accessed via the Walmart app, will enable a user to watch digital copy of a purchased movie.

Charlie dances along with Patrick Swayze to "Time of My Life" while watching "Dirty Dancing."

in Viral Videos

Boy out-dances Patrick Swayze

Someone get this kid a dance partner now!

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in Entertainment, National

Facebook founder donates $25M to fighting Ebola

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is lending his efforts and his cash to battling the deadly virus.

iphone2

in Lifestyle

Skip the line for lunch with these apps

Tired of waiting in line for a coffee? New apps are helping consumers skip the lines by pre-ordering.

parrot

in Weird

Missing for years, parrot returns speaking Spanish

A parrot that spoke English returned speaking Spanish and asking for someone named Larry.

In this undated image, comedian-actress Lucille Ball and her husband, musician-actor Desi Arnaz from the comedy series, "I Love Lucy," are shown. Ball, who died on April 26, 1989, would have celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011.

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Oct. 15

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Entertainment

Christina Aguilera returning to ‘The Voice’

Aguilera will join Pharrell Williams, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton for season eight of the hit show.

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Estherville PD Promotions

A local law enforcement announces multiple promotions...

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LeMars House Fire

Ten people are displaced after a house fire in LeMars...

Local Headlines

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Storm Lake Abuser Arrested

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A Storm Lake man is charged with multiple abuse related felonies...

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Storm Lake Suspicious Arrest

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A Nebraska man is arrested after suspicious activity...

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Law Enforcement Reports

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Law Enforcement Reports...

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Spencer Hospital Ebola Preparedness

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Staff has convened and been educated on what to do in the case of ebola showing up locally...

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NWICC Pickup Parade World Record Attempt

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Northwest Iowa Community College will attempt to break the world record for having the largest number of pickup trucks in a parade...