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Football Playoffs Second Round Pairings

Games to be played Monday November 3rd

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John Shaw, 87, of Milford

Services for 87-year-old John Shaw of Milford will be Saturday, Nov. 1st, at 10:30am at Union Memorial Church in Milford…

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Ruth Boyd, 90, of Spencer

Graveside services for 90-year-old Ruth Boyd of Spencer will be Saturday, Nov. 1st at 10am at North Lawn Memorial Park…


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Troops on Ebola mission face quarantine-like monitoring

All U.S. troops returning from the Ebola relief mission in West Africa face a strict, 21-day monitoring period.

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Eunice Wimmer Anderson, 85, of Colorado, formerly of May City

A memorial luncheon for 85-year-old Eunice Wimmer Anderson of Colorado, formerly of May City, will be Saturday, Nov. 1st at…


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Spencer School Board Wrap

Certified district enrollment is down 8 students from last year...

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Spencer Hospital Audit Report

A copy of the audit report is available for review in the hospital administrator’s office...


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Use your smartphone to ‘think outside the bun’

Taco Bell debuted a mobile app that allows customers to order, customize their food, and pay from their phones.

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What Is the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation?

Will Fett is the Executive Director of the newly formed Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation and explains its role in the Ag In the Classroom program and upcoming workshop.

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Ardelle M. Richter, 86, of Germantown

Services for 86-year-old Ardelle M. Richter of Germantown will be Friday, Oct. 31st, at 2pm at St. John Lutheran Church…


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A zebra walks into a bank …

A man named Bart Augustus allegedly robbed a bank and his name isn't the only thing that's unique.


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Ford, Chrysler recall vehicles over fire hazards

The Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango models are among those being recalled.


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Feds sue AT&T, say it misled smartphone customers

AT&T allegedly didn't tell customers it would reduce speeds if they went over a certain amount of data use in a billing cycle.


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Man busted for illegal ‘potato chips’

Police say they found a kilo of cocaine hidden inside a man's snack bag.


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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Royals forcing a game 7 in the World Series, here is a look at the other…


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Dolly Parton calls out ‘judgmental’ Christians

The country superstar wants all of her fans to get along.


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John Ritter’s son channels his dad in new sitcom

The beloved "Three's Company" star died in 2003 when son Tyler was just 18. Now he is following in his father's footsteps.


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Spurs edge Mavs to open title defense

The San Antonio Spurs raised their championship banner, then elevated their game when it mattered.


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‘Mr. Hockey’ Gordy Howe suffers stroke

Howe, a 23-time All-Star who led Detroit to four Stanley Cup championships, retired in 1980.

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Inspiration for ‘Harry Potter’ nemesis revealed


J.K. Rowling says the much-hated character Dolores Umbridge is based on a teacher to whom she took an instant dislike.

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Pee-wee Herman headed back to big screen


Actor Paul Reubens is set to reprise his role as suited man-boy Pee-wee Herman in a new movie.

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WATCH: Vince Gill honored for career, charity work


The Grammy-winning singer unveiled a bronze statue of himself at his alma mater, Northwest Classen High School.

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Garth Brooks to debut new album online


You can hear a sneak peak of "Man Against Machine" before its released on Nov. 11.