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  • Recent editorials published in Iowa newspapers

    Yesterday

    Telegraph Herald. July 27, 2014. Branstad's nix of solar grant disappointing "I think the state of Iowa has the potential to be the leader of renewable energy." That was Gov. Terry Branstad in 2011. Branstad said he believed alternative energy development could be the key to...

  • Former Naval Academy superintendent dies at 77

    Yesterday

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Arizona Sen. John McCain is praising former Naval Academy Superintendent Charles Larson, who died over the weekend, as a great man. McCain, who graduated in the same class as Larson at the academy in 1958, said in a statement Sunday that it has been a privilege...

  • 10 Things to Know for Today

    Yesterday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. HOW MORE POLLUTION BECOMES A BIG EXPORT AS U.S. AIMS FOR CLEANER AIR As America tries for a greener approach to energy by relying more on natural gas, energy companies are...

  • Reporter recalls Soviet evasion in '83 jet downing

    Yesterday

    Those searching for the truth about what happened in the shoot-down of the Malaysia airliner over Ukraine can take little comfort from the history of another passenger jet that was blasted out of the sky over the Soviet Union more than three decades ago: The Kremlin at the time dodged,...

  • Wal-Mart employees collect for Guard memorial

    Published: Mon, Jul 28, 2014

    LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (AP) — Wal-Mart employees and customers have been collecting money for the Kentucky National Guard Memorial and will deliver more than $200,000 to be used for the project. The ceremony is taking place Monday at the Wal-Mart in Lawrenceburg where employees will...

  • 1 dead, 2 rescued after boat sinks in South Texas

    Yesterday

    CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) — A man in South Texas has died after the boat he was on sank in a bay near the Gulf of Mexico. A Coast Guard spokesman says a distress call was sent Sunday morning from a 24-foot boat. The vessel reported it was taking on water in Copano Bay near...

  • 3 rescued after boat crashes in western New York

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Three people have been rescued after the boat they were on crashed onto a breakwall on Lake Erie near Buffalo. The rescue took place after the Coast Guard learned around 3: 45 p.m. Sunday that an 18-foot boat had grounded on the Buffalo Harbor breakwall with a...

  • Coast Guard responding to grounded freighter

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Coast Guard reports a 656-foot freight ship has run aground in a shipping channel of Lake St. Clair. A news release from the Coast Guard says there are no initial reports of pollution or injuries. The Coast Guard says in the release that it received notice early...

  • 10 Things to Know for Monday

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. HAMAS, ISRAEL TRADE BLAME FOR SCUTTLING TRUCE The failure to reach even a brief humanitarian lull in the fighting illustrated the difficulties in securing a more permanent...

  • Oldest female WWII veteran visits DC monuments

    Updated: Sun, Jul 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's oldest living female World War II veteran has finally made it to Washington to see the monuments and memorials. Lucy Coffey, now 108, is a veteran of the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War II. The corps took her to Japan before she came home...

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