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Making a ‘smart’ swing set

One company is trying to combine high-tech equipment with old-school playground gear.

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More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

Operators of small meat plants say even their children don't want to take on the hard, messy work.

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The elephants are out of the circus

The Ringling Bros. Circus says it will eliminate elephant acts by 2018 amid public concerns.

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McDonald’s to use chicken without certain antibiotics

The announcement comes as the fast-food giant struggles to shake its junk food image.

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Google wants you to zip line through the Amazon

Wanna go on a zip line without all the harnesses and fear? Just hook your browser through to Google.

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Bill Gates is still the world’s richest man

The co-founder tops the list with a whopping $79 billion in net worth.

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NY couple married 82 years celebrates joint birthday

Duranord Veillard turned 108 on Saturday and his wife, Jeanne will be 105 in May.

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Labs are America’s top dog

Labrador retrievers reigned as the nation's top dog for the 24th year.

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Fruits and vegetables get a star-studded marketing push

What if cauliflower got the same type of marketing firepower as candy bars and potato chips?

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Diverse emojis coming to a phone near you

The use of emojis has become universal — but their look hasn't.

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Rescue Vehicles Speeding Bill

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A bill allowing rescue vehicles to speed passes unanimously...

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Storm Lake Water Project Grant

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Storm Lake is receiving grant money to improve water quality...

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Spencer YMCA Strong Communities Campaign Underway

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The 2015 Spencer YMCA Strong Communities Campaign is officially underway...

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Law Enforcement Reports

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A Paullina man faces numerous burglary related charges...

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Iowa Population Figures

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Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010...