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  1. From the Archives: Evicted by deadly Barclay Hotel fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 12 | Los Angeles Times

    March 16, 1972: Leo Altoonian, 85, waits in lobby of the fire-damaged Barclay Hotel for his turn to get his belongings out of his room. Staff photographer John Malmin found Leo Altoonian sitting in the Barclay Hotel lobby the day after a deadly fire killed three people.

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  2. Magisterial district judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Jessica L. Fisher, 29, 1410 Park Blvd., charged by Altoona police with aggravated assault, two counts of terroristic threats, four counts of resisting arrest, simple assault, disorderly conduct and public drunkenness on the 400 block of North Eighth Avenue April 12. Charges were held for court April 18. Lloyd N. Permaul, 24, 1708 Fourth Ave., charged by Altoona police with DUI and two summary traffic violations on the 800 block of Seventh Avenue Dec. 1. Vanessa F. Peck, 19, 107 E. Fifth Ave., Apt.

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  3. Police need your help finding missing Altoona manRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 2 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    Authorities are asking for the public's help in searching for a 50-year-old Altoona man who hasn't been seen since Wednesday. Altoona police told KCCI that Kenneth "Kenny" Wade was last seen around noon Wednesday in the Pleasant Hill and Altoona area, and investigators have already searched the area near Gay Lea Wilson Trail, where he frequently runs.

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  4. Ankeny man wins 2nd six-figure lottery scratch-off prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    More good luck has struck an Ankeny man who's won his second six-figure Iowa Lottery scratch-off ticket prize in 12 years. The Des Moines Register reports that 54-year-old Gary West bought two tickets last week at a Casey's store in Altoona and scratched them off in his car.

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  5. Iowa man wins 2nd six-figure lottery scratch-off ticket prizeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 30 | KIMT

    More good luck has struck an Ankeny man who's won his second six-figure Iowa Lottery scratch-off ticket prize in 12 years. The Des Moines Register reports that 54-year-old Gary West bought two tickets last week at a Casey's store in Altoona and scratched them off in his car.

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  6. Man wins 2nd six-figure lottery scratch-off ticket prizeRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 30 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    More good luck has struck an Ankeny man who's won his second six-figure Iowa Lottery scratch-off ticket prize in 12 years. The Des Moines Register reports that 54-year-old Gary West bought two tickets last week at a Casey's store in Altoona and scratched them off in his car.

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  7. Farmland Drainage Workshop Set for Sept. 13Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 29 | Http

    ... how to work with neighbors and tenants, associated costs and tax implications. The workshop will be held in Altoona on Sept. 13 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Polk County Office located at 1625 Adventureland Drive. Register by Sept. 7 by calling ...

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  8. Viral Video: Iowa Officers Take A Tumble During "In My Feelings" VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | CBS Local

    Viral Video: Iowa Officers Take A Tumble During "In My Feelings" Video Officers at the Altoona, Iowa Police Department decided to take part in the viral, "Kiki" or "In My Feelings" video challenge to the song by hip-hop artist Drake.

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  9. McChurch interns at prosecutor's officeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | The Washington Evening Journal

    ... attorney John Gish to offer him a part-time job where he will work for the office two days a week. Growing up in Altoona, he attended Southeast Polk High School, graduating in 2010. He earned a degree in psychology from the University of Iowa before ...

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  10. Knoxville Raceway's Capitani Classic is All Brad SweetRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Osky News

    ... 17X, Josh Baughman, Odessa, TX (10), 15.417; 3. 13X, Paul McMahan, Nashville, TN (20), 15.511; 4. 24, Terry McCarl, Altoona, IA (3), 15.547; 5. 27, Greg Hodnett, Spring Grove, PA (21), 15.647; 6. 59, Sammy Swindell, Germantown, TN (4), 15.655; 7. ...

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  11. Terry McCarl Wins His Fifth Knoxville 360 NationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 5, 2018 | Osky News

    Terry McCarl re-passed Carson Macedo with two to go to win his fifth career Knoxville 360 Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank Saturday night at Knoxville Raceway. The win was worth $15,000 to the Altoona, Iowa native aboard the TMAC Motorsports #24 "Franken-A.R.T." a combination of two 2013 A.R.T. chassis.

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  12. Emotional Win Goes to Carson Macedo in Jason Johnson Racing #41 at KnoxvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2018 | Osky News

    ... 2. 26, Joey Saldana, Brownsburg, IN (1), 16.665; 3. 71, Gio Scelzi, Fresno, CA (8), 16.864; 4. 24, Terry McCarl, Altoona, IA (11), 16.893; 5. 3K, Tim Kaeding, San Jose, CA (22), 16.901; 6. 7, Carson McCarl, Altoona, IA (20), 16.909; 7. 23, Seth ...

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  13. PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Http

    ... acts, fifth-degree theft and arrest without warrant 3:12 a.m. July 24 at 777 Casino Dr. Mark Allen Pedersen, 50, of Altoona, was charged with prohibited act - prescription drug violation 4:18 a.m. July 26 at 777 Casino Dr. Jose Alberto Santos ...

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  14. Colorful Hot Air Balloons Festival Kicks Off in New JerseyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Al Bawaba

    ... Young told the Bridgewater Courier News. "One is for distance and one is for duration." Young flew 9 1/2 hours from Altoona, Iowa to, Ottawa, Ill. in February 2001, setting two AX5 Feminine World Records. On Friday she piloted a 105,000 cubic-foot ...

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  15. Feed & Grain Magazine Announces Its Annual ConferenceRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2018 | Agri Marketing

    FEED & GRAIN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES ITS ANNUAL CONFERENCE Jul. 30, 2018 Source: Feed & Grain magazine news release Making Connections is the theme and purpose for the third Feed & Grain LIVE, scheduled for January 8, 9 and 10 at Prairie Meadows Casino Hotel in Altoona, Iowa. The educational event is tailor-made for feed and grain professionals at all stages of their careers.

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  16. Colorful hot air balloons fill New Jersey skies for annual festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | UPI

    ... Young told the Bridgewater Courier News . "One is for distance and one is for duration." Young flew 9 1/2 hours from Altoona, Iowa to, Ottawa, Ill. in February 2001, setting two AX5 Feminine World Records. On Friday she piloted a 105,000 cubic-foot ...

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  17. Monica M. GimoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Monica M. Gimo, 83, Altoona, died Wednesday at Maybrook Hills RehabilA itation and Healthcare CenA ter after an extended illness. Denis and son, Gage, Gregory Denis and Brian Denis and children, Crosby and Bennett, all of Altoona; other family members: Rick Catina and family of Whitefish, Mont., Augie Walker of Carlisle, Guy Monica of Ashville, Gail Kashalk of Lawrenceville and Dr. and Mrs. Thomas Ryan of San Antonio, Texas; and a family friend, Mary Shumaker and daughters, Jessica and Maggie and their families.

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  18. Clemens to rejoin coaching ranksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | The Messenger

    Clemens, who coached the St. Edmond girls basketball program from 1998-2003, has been hired as the new girls coach at Colfax-Mingo. "I initially was looking to move back to Colorado, but we are currently comfortable in Altoona, so I was looking to coach again somewhere in the metro or in one of the communities nearby ."

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  19. NJ Festival of Ballooning draws record-breaking balloon pilotRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2018 | Courier News

    ... distance and one is for duration." In a small balloon, in February 2001, Young flew 9 1/2 hours and 180 miles from Altoona, Iowa to Ottawa, Illinois. "It was wonderful," she said. "I usually carry three small tanks, but I carried six big tanks. Just ...

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  20. Richardson Earns Civic HonorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | CSP

    ... trip to Washington, D.C. Richardson traveled to the nation's capital with his father-in-law, Nello Stefani of Altoona, Iowa, who was in the Marines. Richardson has been a Casey's employee for more than 30 years, since before doughnuts were even an ...

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