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Friday Sep 12 | The Washington Evening Journal

Courthouse security system being upgraded

Every time there is an incident in a courthouse reported, Washington County Sheriff Jerry Dunbar said that he re-evaluates the security procedures in place at the Washington County Courthouse. A recent incident at the Jackson County Courthouse is no exception.

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Related Topix: Washington County, IA, Maquoketa, IA

Thu Sep 11, 2014

SFGate

Authorities: Iowa shooter committed suicide

In this combination of photos provided by the Maquoketa Sentinel-Press are Larry Koos, left, and Francis Glaser. Authorities say Glaser, an Iowa man angry about his property taxes, pulled a gun and fired at the county assessor during a public meeting Tuesday in Maquoketa, Iowa.

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Related Topix: Iowa, Maquoketa, IA, Suicide

Wed Sep 10, 2014

Crescent-News.com

Nation Briefs 09-10-14 Terror plotter Padilla handed new 21-year preision sentence

Convicted al-Qaida terrorism plotter Jose Padilla, a U.S. citizen jailed for years as an enemy combatant, was handed a new 21-year prison sentence Tuesday because an appeals court determined his previous 17-year term was too lenient.

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Related Topix: Terrorism, George Bush, W., Maquoketa, IA

KTIV-TV Sioux City

President Obama is making a primetime speech to outlike his strategy to deafeat

President Obama will make a prime-time speech Wednesday evening to outline his strategy to defeat the militant group ISIS. Lawmakers on Capitol Hill said what they're looking for in Wednesday night is a clear understanding of how the administration wants to take on the militant army.

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Related Topix: Metal, Isis, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Angus King, Fire

Tue Sep 09, 2014

KTIV-TV Sioux City

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Guarded by a police escort, the latest Ebola patient was taken from the Dobbins Air Force Base to Emory University Hospital, where he very gingerly walked inside. "The ability to walk is a good sign, however its only one perameter in assessing our patient," Emory's Dr. Aneesh Mehta said after the arrival.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Sioux City, IA

KCRG

One dead after Jackson County courthouse shooting

The former city manager of Maquoketa was killed after shooting a Jackson County employee during a meeting of the county's Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning. According to Jackson County Sheriff Russ Kettman and Maquoketa Police Chief Brad Koranda, the incident occurred Tuesday when 71-year-old Francis 'Gus' Glaser, a former Maquoketa city manager, grew agitated while discussing the tax assessment on his home.

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Related Topix: Maquoketa, IA, Johnson County, IA

The York Daily Record

Police report shooting at Iowa courthouse

The Telegraph Herald reports that a freelance reporter was nearby when the shooting occurred and saw a body inside the courthouse. Mary Stickley, a clerk in the Jackson County Auditor's office, told The Associated Press there was a shooting Tuesday morning at the courthouse, but she couldn't provide any details.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Maquoketa, IA

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Hays Daily News

Delving into the past to discover language barriers

Today, we have many immigrants, especially from Hispanic areas. Communication might be a problem for us all.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Famine, Natural Disasters, Ireland,

Thu Aug 28, 2014

KWQC-TV Davenport

Iowa convicted felon sentenced for gun possession

A Jackson County convicted felon has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for owning an assortment of guns.

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Related Topix: Bellevue, IA

Sat Aug 23, 2014

KCRG

Davenport Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

A 63-year-old man died and another person was injured in a one-vehicle crash in Jackson County Friday night.

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Related Topix: Baldwin, IA

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