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  1. Conference Teaches Iowa Kids About Diversity, Tolerance and Butt SexRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Other McCain

    ... the LGBT activists are in the wrong. Hundreds of kids from around the state were bussed to the April conference in Altoona, Iowa. Among other things, teenagers were entertained by "a drag performer named Coco Peru, who delivered an expletive-laden ...

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  2. RAGBRAI cyclist crashes in Iowa CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | KCRG

    A 50-year-old RAGBRAI cyclist from Altoona, Iowa, crashed on Gilbert Street Saturday morning after she rode into a seem in the road and lost control. She was transported by ambulance to the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics for treatment related to a possible head injury, said Sgt.

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  3. Selfie sticks banned at Iowa Adventureland theme parkRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 25 | KCRG

    A popular phone gadget that has been banned from amusement parks throughout the country has now been banned in Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa. But selfie sticks are still OK at the Iowa State Fair.

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  4. Horse racing: Standout performances highlight weekend at SunrayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 17 | Farmington Daily Times

    ... to action. Her most recent race was a fourth-place finish in the $95,000 Donna Reed Stakes at Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa. The 2-to-1 morning-line favorite in the race is drawn right next door. Joyful Tap, from the barn of Percy Leyba, will be ...

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  5. Preview: Annual water garden tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... ALL AROUND THE METRO AREA? GUEST: WE HAVE EVERYTHING FROM A SMALL POND-LESS WATER FEATURE BEHIND THE HY-VEE IN ALTOONA. THE BIG PRAYING MANTIS AND THAT IS THAT THE ENABLING GARDEN. THERE IS A TREEHOUSE GARDEN, A TRAIN GARDEN WHERE THE WATER IN THE ...

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  6. Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 12 | ITworld

    The company will invest at least US$500 million in the 110-acre site, which is expected to come online late next year. The new location will be the social-networking giant's fifth such facility, joining existing data centers in Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Oregon; Forest City, North Carolina; and Lulea, Sweden.

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  7. Preview of new roller coaster coming to Adventureland ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    The Log Ride will be coming down to make way for a new $9 million roller coaster in Altoona, Iowa. MARCUS: IT GETS HIS BOOK -- IT GETS ITS NAME IN BOTH SIZE AND EXPENSE.

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  8. Facebook's upcoming Texas data center will be powered almost entirely by windRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Digital Trends

    ... in infrastructure costs over the last three years." Facebook has already erected energy-efficient data centers in Altoona, IA, Prineville, OR, Forest City, NC and even one in Sweden - but the Texas center will be the one responsible for handling the ...

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  9. Facebook picks Ft. Worth for $1 billion data centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 8 | Philly.com

    ... recycle water. The Fort Worth site will be the company's fifth data center. Its four operating data centers are in Altoona, Iowa; Forest City, N.C.; Prineville, Ore.; and Lulea, Sweden. Facebook started looking for a site for a new data center in ...

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  10. Facebook to use all renewable energy in its next data centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | CIO

    The company will invest at least US$500 million in the 110-acre site, which is expected to come online late next year. The new location will be the social-networking giant's fifth such facility, joining existing data centers in Altoona, Iowa; Prineville, Oregon; Forest City, North Carolina; and Lulea, Sweden.

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  11. Budget and Tax: racing towards the Highway Trust Fund expirationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Washington Post

    Traffic passes a construction zone at the interchange of U.S. Highway 65 and Interstate 80 in Altoona, Iowa in 2014. THE HIGHWAY TRUST FUND LANDSCAPE.

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  12. When Facebook Grappled With The Ultimate Build Versus Buy DecisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | TechCrunch

    ... of rack switches. Finally, it designed highly efficient spaces to house that equipment such as the one it opened in Altoona, Iowa last Fall . Facebook looked at every aspect of the data center design from how it was cooled - using 100 percent ...

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  13. City of Des Moines Hopes to Spur Growth in Eastgate AreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2015 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... member Skip Moore expressed frustration that a new store coming to the area had possibly chosen to go to nearby Altoona, instead. "If that happens I'm very disappointed," said Moore. "I think we should have went after them hot, and heavy," said ...

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  14. Iowa Derby Bent On Bourbon's First Stakes WinRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | Blood Horse

    ... it three in a row, breaking his maiden at "It was a beautiful trip," said Castellano, who just got to the track in Altoona, Iowa just in time. "It was a perfect trip." Castellano also rode the colt to victory in his first win. In his debut, Bent On ...

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  15. Local cop helps boy get new dirt bike following theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 18, 2015 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    But for the past few weekends, 5-year-old Clayton Vanderploeg of Altoona has been forced to sit on the sidelines. His dirt bike was stolen last month when a thief broke into the family's trailer and stole multiple dirt bikes.

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  16. Gladys MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | The Daily Gazette

    ... include her daughter, Patricia (Donald) Schoaf of Rock Falls; her foster daughter, Lynda (Donald) Charleston of Altoona, Iowa; two grandchildren, Christopher (Sherri Merrill) Schoaf of Oregon and Leanne Blase of Rock Falls; seven ...

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  17. Facebooka s new Moments app is meant to take the pain out of sharing picturesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 15, 2015 | The Washington Post

    This Friday, Nov. 14, 2014 photo, shows a board with the Facebook logo inside the new Facebook data centers in Altoona, Iowa. MAGS OUT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT Facebook on Monday announced a new mobile photo-sharing app that aims to solve a major modern headache: getting the pictures off of everyone's smartphone.

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  18. Rain runoff fills up some streets in Polk County communitiesRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2015 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    The National Weather Service says it's received reports that up to 3 inches of rain has fallen since midnight in southeast Ankeny and that up to 8 inches of water is covering some intersections and streets. Flooded and blocked streets also have been reported in Altoona.

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  19. The Latest: Clinton: Obama must negotiate better trade dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | KFBB

    Seeking an army of volunteers, Clinton is trying t... . Caitlin Wilson, of Altoona, Iowa, poses with a cardboard cutout of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton outside a rally, Sunday, June 14, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. 4 comments

  20. Hillary Clinton looks to build organizational edge in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2015 | KFMB-TV San Diego

    ... party in Sioux City, Iowa, Saturday, June 13, 2015. (Justin Wan/The Sioux City Journal via AP Caitlin Wilson, of Altoona, Iowa, poses with a cardboard cutout of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton outside a rally, Sunday, June ...

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