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The Fairfield Ledger
Parents of special needs children have added stress AMES – The demands of parenting often are multiplied for parents of children
Parents of special needs children have added stress
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 10 minutes ago
AMES – The demands of parenting often are multiplied for parents of children with special health and behavioral needs, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and... Read more
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International Business Times
Which planets are the best candidates for finding alien life?Agency's Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars (PLATO), planned for 2024
Which planets are the best candidates for finding alien life?
International Business Times / Posted 47 minutes ago
Agency's Planetary Transits and Oscillations of stars (PLATO), planned for 2024, while next-generation telescopes like the James Webb Space Telescope may be able to better assess the habitability of exoplanets, through more direct imaging. Of those... Read more
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PhysOrg
NASA flies to Africa to study climate effects of smoke on cloudslargest uncertainties in the prediction of future climate," said Jens Redemann,
NASA flies to Africa to study climate effects of smoke on clouds
PhysOrg / Posted 5 hours ago
largest uncertainties in the prediction of future climate," said Jens Redemann, ORACLES principal investigator at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California. Some aerosols, such as dust and sea salt, have a natural origin. But... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
GO GUIDE: Watch Cobras take on Gladiatorsout the Bay State Bucs of Brockton, the Middleboro Cobras and the Taunton Gladi
GO GUIDE: Watch Cobras take on Gladiators
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 6 hours ago
out the Bay State Bucs of Brockton, the Middleboro Cobras and the Taunton Gladiators of the Eastern Football League. Most games are played on Saturday nights, with a few Friday night and one Sunday afternoon. The regular season runs through Sept.... Read more
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CBC.ca
What worlds are out there? A field guide to exoplanetsthe exotic ones but the rare Earth-sized rocky planets that are the right tempe
What worlds are out there? A field guide to exoplanets
CBC.ca / Posted 9 hours ago
the exotic ones but the rare Earth-sized rocky planets that are the right temperature for liquid water to exist on their surfaces, such as Kepler 186f. Such planets might be able to support life as we know it. (NASA/Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Cal... Read more
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Boston Globe
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles awaythe scientists said. The discovery could provide impetus for planet-finding te
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles away
Boston Globe / Posted 10 hours ago
the scientists said. The discovery could provide impetus for planet-finding telescopes. Ruslan Belikov of the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, has proposed a small space telescope costing less than $175 million... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
MHS boys in it for the long haulPietig said. "He's come in and been our leader so far in practices." Pedersen
MHS boys in it for the long haul
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 11 hours ago
Pietig said. "He's come in and been our leader so far in practices." Pedersen has a personal best of 17:43 at the Ames meet last August. He'll be joined by returner Dylan Roseburrough and first-year runner Miguel Torrez on varsity this... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Fifty firefighters called to industrial unit blazeService are now working at the scene to try to find out the cause of the fire.
Fifty firefighters called to industrial unit blaze
Oxford Mail / Posted 12 hours ago
Service are now working at the scene to try to find out the cause of the fire. Incident commander station manager Mark Ames said: “The initial crews worked extremely hard in very hot conditions to bring the fire under control and without their... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Artists' Gallery to host First Friday eventimpressive variety of media, reflecting her diverse interests and prolific tale
Artists' Gallery to host First Friday event
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 14 hours ago
impressive variety of media, reflecting her diverse interests and prolific talent. Extraordinary jewelry artist Virginia Ames is showcasing her exquisitely-crafted beaded jewelry — an art for which she has great passion. Ames creates vintage-look... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles awaythe scientists said. The discovery could provide impetus for planet-finding te
Another Earth might be near, a mere 25 trillion miles away
Manila Bulletin / Posted 15 hours ago
the scientists said. The discovery could provide impetus for planet-finding telescopes. Ruslan Belikov of the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, California, has proposed a small space telescope costing less than $175 million... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
GO GUIDE: Watch Cobras take on Gladiators508-747- 7727 or visit projectarts.com. Open studio: 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 1
GO GUIDE: Watch Cobras take on Gladiators
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 17 hours ago
508-747- 7727 or visit projectarts.com. Open studio: 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Governor Oliver Ames Estate, 35 Oliver St., North Easton. With artist in residence Gwyn Marathas. Free. For more information, call... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Maryland names starting QB, adds UNC transfer QB Caleb Hendersontwo-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those num
Maryland names starting QB, adds UNC transfer QB Caleb Henderson
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
two-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those numbers would get you a parade through downtown Ames; at UT, it gets you on the express lane toward the unemployment line. The good news for Strong is that he’s recruited... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
NCAA grants NC State QB Ryan Finley another year of eligibilitytwo-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those num
NCAA grants NC State QB Ryan Finley another year of eligibility
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
two-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those numbers would get you a parade through downtown Ames; at UT, it gets you on the express lane toward the unemployment line. The good news for Strong is that he’s recruited... Read more
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The GW Hatchet
Among campus eatery changes, Peet’s Coffee & Tea to openin the student dining area. A Coffee Bar & Cafe, operated by GW’s dining partn
Among campus eatery changes, Peet’s Coffee & Tea to open
The GW Hatchet / Posted yesterday
in the student dining area. A Coffee Bar & Cafe, operated by GW’s dining partner Restaurant Associates, is also opening in Ames Hall on the Mount Vernon Campus on Aug. 24. A grab-n-go convenience store will also open on the ground floor of the... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
Illini coach Tim Beckman now a volunteer assistant at UNCtwo-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those num
Illini coach Tim Beckman now a volunteer assistant at UNC
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
two-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those numbers would get you a parade through downtown Ames; at UT, it gets you on the express lane toward the unemployment line. The good news for Strong is that he’s recruited... Read more
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The Mercury News
Appellate court wieghs in on Willow Glen Trestlerequire the Palm Haven neighborhood to be evacuated and Lincoln Avenue would be
Appellate court wieghs in on Willow Glen Trestle
The Mercury News / Posted yesterday
require the Palm Haven neighborhood to be evacuated and Lincoln Avenue would be shut down." However, Friends member Larry Ames wrote in an email that retired San Jose deputy fire director Jim Carter had "inspected the trestle and declared that he... Read more
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NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk
CFT 2016 Preseason Previews: Coaching Hot Seattwo-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those num
CFT 2016 Preseason Previews: Coaching Hot Seat
NBC Sports: CollegeFootballTalk / Posted yesterday
two-year start for a UT head coach in nearly 80 years. At Iowa State, those numbers would get you a parade through downtown Ames; at UT, it gets you on the express lane toward the unemployment line. The good news for Strong is that he’s recruited... Read more
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Fortune
Business Planners Turn to the Cloudcompany has also reached cash-flow “break-even” status one year before it expec
Business Planners Turn to the Cloud
Fortune / Posted yesterday
company has also reached cash-flow “break-even” status one year before it expected, said Anaplan co-president and CFO James Budge. San Francisco-based Anaplan has around 600 customers, including the likes of Del Monte and Morgan Stanley.... Read more
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express
Former NASA whistleblower's shock claim space agency hid PROOF of UFOs orbiting SaturnDr Norman Bergrun, a distinguished engineer who has worked with NASA’s Ames Res
Former NASA whistleblower's shock claim space agency hid PROOF of UFOs orbiting Saturn
express / Posted yesterday
Dr Norman Bergrun, a distinguished engineer who has worked with NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, California, said the rings of the planet are a massive meeting place for extraterrestrials. He claims "alien UFO spaceships" have started... Read more
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The Fairmont Sentinel
Courts- Susannah J. Fuller, 38, of Santa Monica, Calif.; Asmelash A. Tegegn, 35, of F
Courts
The Fairmont Sentinel / Posted yesterday
- Susannah J. Fuller, 38, of Santa Monica, Calif.; Asmelash A. Tegegn, 35, of Fridley; Emily G. Brouwer, 23, of Ames, Iowa; Steven P. Streit, 66, of Fairmont; each fined $125. David M. Nelson, 39, of Mankato; fined $135. Kshitij Kumar,... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Falconer Business Association To Host Barbecuea free car safety seat check starting at 11 a.m. The FBA would like to thank i
Falconer Business Association To Host Barbecue
The Post-Journal / Posted yesterday
a free car safety seat check starting at 11 a.m. The FBA would like to thank its generous sponsors: Orkin Pest Control, Ames Insurance Agency, Southern Tier Family Dental, 3 C's Catering, Dependable Auto Transport, Henry Mosher Post 638,... Read more
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Freeman journal
Master gardener course to beginheld in the Webster, Hamilton, Wright and Humboldt ISU Extension Offices. There
Master gardener course to begin
Freeman journal / Posted yesterday
held in the Webster, Hamilton, Wright and Humboldt ISU Extension Offices. There will also be a class on October 8 or 22 in Ames on the campus of Iowa State University. Three face-to-face lectures to cover vegetables, herbs, plant propagation,... Read more
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Norwich Evening News 24
Tributes to Norwich woman who was “loved by everyone”her sister who she said had a very special bond with her eldest daughter Keely,
Tributes to Norwich woman who was “loved by everyone”
Norwich Evening News 24 / Posted yesterday
her sister who she said had a very special bond with her eldest daughter Keely, 13. Miss Chatland’s foster sister Rebecca Ames, 34, from Sprowston, said: “She was just such a funny person. She was just so loved by so many people.” Bubbly Sian... Read more
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The Washington Times
Exaggerating chromium risksin fruits and vegetables help them combat viruses and insect pests, Oakland Res
Exaggerating chromium risks
The Washington Times / Posted yesterday
in fruits and vegetables help them combat viruses and insect pests, Oakland Research Institute senior scientist Bruce Ames points out. Coffee and tea also contain carcinogens, and numerous chemicals associated with industrial processes (lead,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Joaquin Phoenix packs on pounds for You Were Never Really Hereinjuries, so it might not even be his own. The movie is based on a 2013 novell
Joaquin Phoenix packs on pounds for You Were Never Really Here
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
injuries, so it might not even be his own. The movie is based on a 2013 novella of the same name by writer Jonathan Ames, 52, who in 2009 created the HBO series Bored To Death. Rough look: For the past number of days the Gladiator star has... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Uber-like App Helps Get ISU Students Home SafeAMES, Iowa -- A new Uber-like ap is helping ISU students and others on campus g
Uber-like App Helps Get ISU Students Home Safe
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
AMES, Iowa -- A new Uber-like ap is helping ISU students and others on campus get around in a safe manner. "Very similar to Uber, but in the end you don't pay,” said Anthony Greiner, who is the Community Outreach Specialist for the ISU Police... Read more
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Madame Noire The Atlanta Post
5 Ways You Can Help Louisiana Flood Victimstreats, pet food, dog toys, cash donations, temporary fosters.Where to mail ite
5 Ways You Can Help Louisiana Flood Victims
Madame Noire The Atlanta Post / Posted yesterday
treats, pet food, dog toys, cash donations, temporary fosters.Where to mail items: Jefferson Parish Animal Shelter, 1869 Ames Blvd., Marrero, LA 70072. Phone: 504.349.5111 OPERATION BBQ RELIEF: needs volunteers Tuesday – Friday in Hammond... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Uber-like Ap Helps Get ISU Students Home SafeSafe Ride ISU Ap will help students, faculty and staff get around safely on cam
Uber-like Ap Helps Get ISU Students Home Safe
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
Safe Ride ISU Ap will help students, faculty and staff get around safely on campus from 6pm -6am. (Roger Riley WHO-HD) AMES, Iowa- A new Uber- like ap is helping ISU Students and others on campus get around in a safe manner. “Very similar to Uber,... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
ISU’s Marston Hall Renovated After Over 100 YearsIowa State’s Marston Hall is open after a 2-year renovation. (Roger Riley WHO-H
ISU’s Marston Hall Renovated After Over 100 Years
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted yesterday
Iowa State’s Marston Hall is open after a 2-year renovation. (Roger Riley WHO-HD) AMES, Iowa — After being closed for two years, Iowa State University’s Marston Hall has reopened as basically a new building inside it’s historic outer shell. Marston... Read more
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Mashable
Why this date in World Wide Web History might not matterResearch Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) and tied together universities like
Why this date in World Wide Web History might not matter
Mashable / Posted yesterday
Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) and tied together universities like Harvard and research facilities like Ames into an unprecedented global network. Average people, though, not so much. And the fact that on this August day of yore... Read more
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The Fairfield Ledger
Governor’s Charity Steer Show raises over $244,000; sets new recordscompeted for the title of “Judge’s Choice.” The official steer show judge for
Governor’s Charity Steer Show raises over $244,000; sets new records
The Fairfield Ledger / Posted 2 days ago
competed for the title of “Judge’s Choice.” The official steer show judge for this year’s show was Brent Henningsen from Ames. The judge selected the steer “Darb,” shown by Steven Leath, president of Iowa State University, for overall grand... Read more
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Marshalltown Times-Republican
Demolition of dilapidated Propertiesits May 23 meeting, the city council approved demolition and clearance bids on
Demolition of dilapidated Properties
Marshalltown Times-Republican / Posted 2 days ago
its May 23 meeting, the city council approved demolition and clearance bids on the five from Construct, Inc. of Ames and Marshalltown. They were: 108 N. 7th Ave., 412 E. State St., 512 E. Main St., 612 Bromley St. and 708 Lee St. The... Read more
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SaukValley.com
Sterling golfers down CardinalsPark Hills West in Freeport. The medalist was Aquin’s Javier Jazo with a 44.
Sterling golfers down Cardinals
SaukValley.com / Posted 2 days ago
Park Hills West in Freeport. The medalist was Aquin’s Javier Jazo with a 44. Prophetstown 168, West Carroll 188: Jackson Ames and Jack Westen each had 40s, and Jaden Taylor added 41 as the Prophets topped the Thunder at Sandburr Run in... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Why is Pollard Being Forced to Violate the Jewish Sabbath?two countries. But still, the U.S. called it “spying” and put Pollard behind ba
Why is Pollard Being Forced to Violate the Jewish Sabbath?
The Jewish Press / Posted 2 days ago
two countries. But still, the U.S. called it “spying” and put Pollard behind bars for life, the same sentence given Aldrich Ames for the treasonous act of sharing critical U.S. defense secrets with the enemy. Pollard was no threat to anyone, and... Read more
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KETV 7 Omaha
OPS bus issues continue; 'It's getting worse instead of better''Dad, come on,'" said Lillian Keithly, a 7-year-old student. Lillian was stuck
OPS bus issues continue; 'It's getting worse instead of better'
KETV 7 Omaha / Posted 2 days ago
'Dad, come on,'" said Lillian Keithly, a 7-year-old student. Lillian was stuck at Skinner Magnet Center near 33rd and Ames for an hour. Her dad had been left wondering and worrying. He said he wasn't alone. "As I'm walking up to the school,... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
Loop road question to remain on ballotreconfigure Highway 50 near the state line. Named in Collin’s suit were the ci
Loop road question to remain on ballot
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 2 days ago
reconfigure Highway 50 near the state line. Named in Collin’s suit were the city, Bruce Grego, Bill Crawford and Laurel Ames. Originally John Cefalu was a defendant, but his name has since been removed because he is not actually on the ballot... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Unrepaired Asian Gardens a 'letdown' for visitorsa visit to the Asian Gardens is not worth it. The garden sits on city property
Unrepaired Asian Gardens a 'letdown' for visitors
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
a visit to the Asian Gardens is not worth it. The garden sits on city property and was gifted to Des Moines by the Ames Based Chinese cultural Center of America, but the issues facing the garden are not the city’s to fix. While the Des... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
A New Year at Iowa State University Means Even More EnrollmentIowa State Students between classes on Osborn Drive (Roger Riley WHO-HD) AMES,
A New Year at Iowa State University Means Even More Enrollment
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
Iowa State Students between classes on Osborn Drive (Roger Riley WHO-HD) AMES, Iowa- Iowa State University began classes for the 2016-17 school year on Monday, with expectations of setting new enrollment records. The school has issued a preliminary... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
ISU Dietetic Intern Program Partners with App to Provide Nutrition CoachingAMES, Iowa – You’ve been able to track your food and count your calories online
ISU Dietetic Intern Program Partners with App to Provide Nutrition Coaching
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
AMES, Iowa – You’ve been able to track your food and count your calories online or through your smartphone for years. Now, an application provides nutrition coaching from nutrition experts, and Iowa State University Dietetic Interns will help... Read more
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WHO-TV 13 Des Moines
Iowa State Conference Seeks Vets for Agriculture or BusinessPanelists at Veterans Conference at Iowa State University AMES, Iowa — Iowa St
Iowa State Conference Seeks Vets for Agriculture or Business
WHO-TV 13 Des Moines / Posted 2 days ago
Panelists at Veterans Conference at Iowa State University AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University Monday hosted an effort to get military veterans into agriculture and business. The conference called Veterans in Agriculture and Entrepreneurship is... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Follow famous footsteps on these Calgary-area fairwayswith the legendary likes of Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, John Daly, Sergio Garci
Follow famous footsteps on these Calgary-area fairways
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 days ago
with the legendary likes of Jack Nicklaus, Greg Norman, John Daly, Sergio Garcia, longtime Calgary resident Stephen Ames and reigning RBC Canadian Open champ Jhonattan Vegas. Holy-crap moment(s): With the sixth hole set at only 307 yards in... Read more
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Washington Evening Journal
Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day to be held AMES — Iowa Learning Farms, along with West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed Proj
Cover Crop and Soil Health Field Day to be held
Washington Evening Journal / Posted 3 days ago
AMES — Iowa Learning Farms, along with West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed Project and Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop and soil health field day from 10:30... Read more
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Brookings Daily Register
Brookings Register SDSU falls in road opener at Iowa State, 1-0AMES, Iowa � The Jackrabbit soccer team opened the away portion of the 2016 wit
Brookings Register SDSU falls in road opener at Iowa State, 1-0
Brookings Daily Register / Posted 3 days ago
AMES, Iowa � The Jackrabbit soccer team opened the away portion of the 2016 with a narrow 1-0 loss to Iowa State on Sunday. South Dakota State is now 0-2 on the year after back-to-back one-goal losses, moving to 3-6-1 in its all-time series with... Read more
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Newton Daily News
Richard P. BergesonCity. He grew up in Story City and attended Story City Schools. Prior to his se
Richard P. Bergeson
Newton Daily News / Posted 3 days ago
City. He grew up in Story City and attended Story City Schools. Prior to his senior year of high school his family moved to Ames, where he graduated from high school. He served his country in the United States Army for two years. Dick then received... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Beaumont Yacht club threatens to strip improvements from marinaGregory said the city co-signed with the club after Hurricane Ike in 2008. The
Beaumont Yacht club threatens to strip improvements from marina
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Gregory said the city co-signed with the club after Hurricane Ike in 2008. The money was used to make repairs. Mayor Becky Ames said last week, after a closed-door executive session in which City Council members discussed the sale, that the city... Read more
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The Brockton Enterprise
GO GUIDE: Check out a free concert508-747- 7727 or visit projectarts.com. Open studio: 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 1
GO GUIDE: Check out a free concert
The Brockton Enterprise / Posted 3 days ago
508-747- 7727 or visit projectarts.com. Open studio: 5-7 p.m. Wednesdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays, Governor Oliver Ames Estate, 35 Oliver St., North Easton. With artist in residence Gwyn Marathas. Free. For more information, call... Read more
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Roll Call
Campaign Ads No Longer Rely on 'Mansplaining'voices as "someone who's not lying to them," he added. A favorite female voice
Campaign Ads No Longer Rely on 'Mansplaining'
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
voices as "someone who's not lying to them," he added. A favorite female voice talent among Republicans was the late Betsy Ames, who mocked former Vice President Al Gore for his alleged claim that he invented the internet. "She could do anything,"... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Youth artist showcased at Western States BankLoveland, bank teller Lawanda Tongate jumped at the chance to showcase the work
Youth artist showcased at Western States Bank
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Loveland, bank teller Lawanda Tongate jumped at the chance to showcase the work of her 13-year old granddaughter, Katelynn Ames. Tongate said they always work to keep the exhibit space at the bank full because customers seem to really enjoy it and... Read more
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Lake Tahoe News
S. Lake Tahoe calls loop road initiative 'vague'issue off November’s ballot. Named in the suit that was filed last month are t
S. Lake Tahoe calls loop road initiative 'vague'
Lake Tahoe News / Posted 3 days ago
issue off November’s ballot. Named in the suit that was filed last month are the city, Bill Crawford, Bruce Grego, Laurel Ames and John Cefalu. Those four are the leaders of a movement that got the initiative on the Nov. 8 ballot. The ballot... Read more
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dna
Even foreign airlines are showing interest in our services, says H R Jagannath, CEO, AIESLnot create a road block in the performance? A. There have been no recruitment
Even foreign airlines are showing interest in our services, says H R Jagannath, CEO, AIESL
dna / Posted 3 days ago
not create a road block in the performance? A. There have been no recruitment drives since past around a decade. So no new AMEs have been inducted. On the other hand, about 15-odd retirements are taking place every month out of total 300 AMEs all... Read more
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