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Wednesday

Ford Mustang turns 50 with no sign of mid-life crisis

American popular culture was gaining global reach in the early 1960s, and the Mustang went along for the ride.

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Tuesday

Gratitude, defiance marks Boston bombing memorial

The city and the nation mark the first anniversary of the deadly Boston Marathon bombings.

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Tuesday

Death toll in Washington state mudslides rises to 37

The death toll from a mudslide that buried a river valley neighborhood in the Cascade foothills continues to rise.

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Tuesday

White supremacist charged with Passover Eve killings

Prosecutors are considering possible federal hate crimes charges against the suspect.

utah

Tuesday

$6M bond for mom accused in infant slayings

A Utah mother is accused of killing six of her own newborn children over a 10-year period and stuffing their bodies into cardboard boxes.

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Tuesday

Rare ‘blood moon’ seen across America in total lunar eclipse

Parts of the world saw a rare celestial event on Tuesday when the Earth's shadow fell across the moon, turning it orange.

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Tuesday

Obama warns Russia in tense call with Putin

Obama told Putin in a tense phone call that Moscow should use its influence to get separatists in the country to stand down.

Twitter

Monday

Teen’s terror prank might be dumbest Tweet ever

The online meltdown was a whirlwind of tween-speak, full of OMGs and posts that lack any common sense or punctuation.

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Monday

Suspect in deadly Jewish center shootings faces hate crime charges

Police say the suspect was a former member of the white supremacist Ku Klux Klan movement.

health

Monday

Obama’s new health secretary nominee draws fire

President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political fire from Republicans.

utah

Monday

Utah woman arrested after police find 7 dead infants at home

A woman is arrested after police find the decomposing bodies of infants stuffed in cardboard boxes in her former home.

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Monday

Boston Marathoners vow to take back New England’s sacred race

"Left on Boylston" in this American city means only one thing on marathon day.

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Monday

10 for today: Monday, April 14

A look at the news making headlines today, Monday, April 14.

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April 11, 2014

Making headlines this week

A look at the stories you missed and the headlines to remember.

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April 11, 2014

President puts fresh face on Obamacare with new health secretary

Budget director Sylvia Mathews Burwell will be the next health secretary, presiding over the next phase of Obamacare.

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April 11, 2014

At least 10 dead after FedEx truck slams into tour bus

10 are dead and 30 others injured in a fiery crash along a California highway.

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April 11, 2014

Pope Francis asks forgiveness for priests who abused children

Pope Francis asked for forgiveness for priests who molested children in some of his strongest words on the church's sexual abuse crisis.

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April 11, 2014

Obamacare enrollment tops 7.5M

More than 7.5 million people are expected to sign up for private health coverage under President Barack Obama's healthcare law.

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April 11, 2014

10 for today: Friday, April 11

A look at the news making headlines today, Friday, April 11.

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April 11, 2014

Hillary Clinton dodges shoe at Las Vegas speech

A woman hurled a shoe at Hillary Clinton as she was delivering a speech, but Clinton dodged it and continued with her remarks.

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Local Pony Express Totals

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In Clay County a total of $2968 was raised...

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Wallingford Man Wins $50,000

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Thomas Bauler purchased a "Mike's Picks" scratch ticket at Casey's in Estherville...

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Sac City Death Plea

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A Georgia man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder...

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Law Enforcement Reports

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Wills Running for House

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John Wills is running for the Iowa House District 1 seat...