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Shooting on Vegas Strip Leaves One Dead

After a shooting yesterday on the Las Vegas Strip, one person had been killed and that another has been transported to the hospital.

The suspect peacefully surrendered around 6 p.m.,

Ford Profit in Danger

Ford Motor Co. expects that investments in autonomous vehicle technology and other tech related expenses will be among reasons its profits will drop dramatically in 2017.

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The Final Four: March Madness

Two of the Final Four teams left in the NCAA Tournament have never been there before, one hasn’t since 1939, and the other has been more times than most. A lot of people didn’t see it turning

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Sports for 3-24

The Iowa Hawkeye Women’s team continues forth in the Women’s NIT tournament as they took down Colorado 80-62 to move on to the quarterfinal round of the tournament.

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Sports for 3-23

The United States has won the World Baseball Classic for the first time in history. The US team routed Puerto Rico 8-0. Over 51,000 attended the final at Dodgers Stadium in LA.

Illinois is

Sports for 3-22

At the Steve Roth Relays in Washington, Mount Pleasant, Mediapolis, and Columbus won team titles. Placewinners included West Burlington-Notre Dame, WACO, Wapello, and Danville. At the girl’s


Obituaries Friday March 24th

Dorothy M. Swafford, age 90, of Morning Sun, died Thursday morning, March 23, 2017, at the Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.  The daughter of George and Abbie Cole

Obituaries Tuesday March 21st

Marguerite Louise (Peg) McCormally, 93, died March 17 at her home in Burlington, Iowa. According to her eldest son, Sean, Peg’s death on St. Patrick’s Day was befitting