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4 weeks ago

Special U.S. targeting force ‘now in place’ in Iraq: U.S.

While the force was expected to number only about 200, its deployment marks the latest expansion of U.S. military pressure on Islamic State.

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Trump, Cruz tensions may provide liveliest Republican debate yet

Flaring tempers and sharp elbows may turn a debate of seven Republican presidential candidates into a seven-car pileup on Thursday with tensions between Donald Trump and rival Ted Cruz leading the way.

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Winner, winner! Record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot to be split between three winning tickets

The winners of the record $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot have yet to emerge, with lottery officials saying the massive prize will be split between ticket holders in three states - Tennessee, California and Florida.

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House of Representatives to try again to seek Iran deal clampdown

The U.S. House of Representatives plans to reconsider legislation to restrict President Barack Obama's ability to lift sanctions on Iran under an international nuclear deal after its passage was canceled on Wednesday when too few members voted.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Jan. 14

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

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Iran releases U.S. sailors after brief detention

Iran released ten U.S. sailors on Wednesday after holding them overnight, bringing a swift end to an incident that had rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers.

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Poll: Majority of Americans support next president pushing tighter gun laws

Half of all Americans support President Barack Obama's executive actions on gun control, a poll found, with a majority saying they would support the next president taking additional steps to tighten federal gun laws.

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Powerball hits $1.5 billion, largest-ever lottery jackpot for one winner

The jackpot for tonight's drawing climbed to $1.5 billion, making it the largest-ever U.S. lottery prize as well as the world's biggest potential jackpot for a single winner.

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Obama knocks Trump, voices optimism in speech to set 2016 tone

President Barack Obama took aim on Tuesday at Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and accused critics of playing into the hands of Islamic State in a speech meant to cement his legacy and set a positive tone for his final year in office.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Jan. 13

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

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4 weeks ago

High U.S. job openings point to pick-up in wage growth

Job openings are high relative to the unemployment rate, which is currently at a 7-1/2 year low of 5 percent.

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U.S. panel finalizes breast cancer screening recommendations

An influential panel of U.S. experts issued final recommendations reaffirming their controversial position that mammogram screening should start at age 50, but also said some women may benefit from screening starting at age 40.

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Jackpot at $1.5 billion and climbing, Powerball fever grips America

The grand prize in Wednesday's drawing is the world's richest lottery jackpot that could go to a single ticket holder.

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1 month ago

As foreign crises pile up, Obama seen taking few risks in final year

As he prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address tonight, the President has insisted he will not be content simply to run out the clock on foreign policy.

Alabama's O.J. Howard heads to the end zone for a touchdown reception during the second half of the NCAA college football playoff championship game against Clemson Monday, Jan. 11, 2016, in Glendale, Ariz. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Jan. 12

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

Local Headlines

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High Speed Chase

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A Milford man is jailed after leading authorities on a high speed chase.

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Highway 71 Drug Arrest

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A Storm Lake man is arrested after a traffic stop.

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Sheldon Lottery Winner

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A Sheldon man wins in the Iowa Lottery.

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Country Maid Acquires Dutch Country Apple Dumplings

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Country Maid of West Bend currently employs around 40 individuals...

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Interstate 90 Accident

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A Windom man is injured in an accident on Interstate 90.