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  1. Democratic delegates cram into hotel rooms to cut high costsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 22 | Washington Times

    Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can. Nicole Lutkemuller, a Bernie Sanders delegate from Tahoma, California, said her two-bed room at the Marriott Hotel Philadelphia Downtown is costing nearly $4,000 for five nights.

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  2. Obama defies ideological values to endorse Hillary ClintonRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2016 | Washington Times

    At the time, Mr. Obama was a political newcomer, fresh with progressive ideas. He wanted single-payer healthcare, promised to end the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and vowed to protect social security for generations to come.

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  3. Bovine TB found in southeastern Indiana beef cattle herdRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | Washington Times

    Indiana officials say a beef cattle herd in southeastern Indiana will be destroyed after the disease was found in six steers at a Pennsylvania slaughterhouse. The Indiana State Board of Animal Health says the six steers were condemned after showing signs of bovine TB during a routine inspection last week.

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  4. MTV's 'Real World' seeks cast members in TuscaloosaRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2016 | Washington Times

    The Tuscaloosa News reports that the casting call is planned for April 6 at the Ferguson Center on the University of Alabama campus. The show follows the lives of several strangers who are brought together to live in the same house for several months, with the filmed results airing in episodes.

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  5. Experts say dog flu seen in Illinois is expected to hit IowaRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2016 | Washington Times

    Experts at Iowa State University in Ames say they expect the highly contagious strain of dog flu that has sickened hundreds of dogs in Chicago to make its way to neighboring Iowa. Dr. Bryce Kibble with the ISU College of Veterinary Medicine tells Des Moines television station KCCI that the canine illness "is probably going to get here at some point."

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  6. Bloomington considers Iowa company to run city's coliseumRead the original story

    Mar 24, 2016 | Washington Times

    The city of Bloomington has chosen an Iowa company to operate the city-owned, 7,000-seat U.S. Cellular Coliseum. City Manager David Hales on Wednesday said Ames, Iowa-based VenuWorks was chosen for the job.

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  7. Iowa House OKs bill banning research on aborted fetal tissueRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2016 | Washington Times

    Most research in Iowa involving tissue from an aborted fetus would be banned under a bill the Republican-controlled House passed Wednesday, despite criticism from the Iowa Board of Regents that the practice at some of the state's public universities has led to cures for deadly diseases. The measure was unlikely to be taken up by the Democratic-majority Senate and is not expected to advance before a Friday legislative deadline.

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  8. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Mar 1, 2016 | Washington Times

    Jamie Patrick scored 21 points, and Ellen Nystrom had 16 points, nine rebounds and nine assists to help 22nd-ranked Colorado State beat Fresno State 68-55 Tuesday night and secure the Rams' third-straight outright regular-season Mountain West Conference title. Keyora Wharry hit 7 of 12 shots and finished with 16 points for the Rams , who have won a school record 25 consecutive games - the second longest active streak in Division I, behind Connecticut's 66-game streak.

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  9. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | Washington Times

    Hield, the nation's No. 2 scorer, was held well below his 26.2 average, but he shot an efficient 7 for 13 from the field and made 3 of 8 3-point attempts.

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  10. The Latest: Trump says he'd negotiate Medicare drug pricesRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2016 | Washington Times

    Here are the latest developments from the 2016 race for president, one week out from the Iowa caucuses. All times local.

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  11. Trump: My supporters would stick with me through shootingRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | Washington Times

    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump says his supporters are so loyal they would stick with him even if he shot somebody. The comment came as Trump contrasted himself with rivals such as Ted Cruz, his most serious challenger in the state, with just nine days to go before the Iowa caucuses open voting in the 2016 campaign.

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  12. Sarah Palin: Trump 'would let our warriors do their job'Read the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | Washington Times

    Donald Trump is brandishing the endorsement of conservative Republican firebrand Sarah Palin in the increasingly intense 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes, giving the billionaire businessman a boost against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz less than two weeks before Iowa's kick-off caucuses. Media heads are spinning," the former vice presidential candidate said after taking the stage at a Trump rally Tuesday at Iowa State University.

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  13. Palin endorses Trump presidential bidRead the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | Washington Times

    The backing of Mrs. Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee and tea party favorite, is a huge coup for Mr. Trump ahead of the caucuses in Iowa, where Mrs. Palin is immensely popular. "I am proud to endorse Donald J. Trump for President of the United States of America," Mrs. Palin said in a statement released by the campaign.

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  14. Ted Cruz camp: a Blow to Sarah Palin&...Read the original story

    Jan 19, 2016 | Washington Times

    A spokesman for Sen. Ted Cruz's presidential campaign said Tuesday it would be a "blow" to former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin if she endorsed businessman Donald Trump for president. "I think it [would] be a blow to Sarah Palin, because Sarah Palin has been a champion for the conservative cause, and if she was going to endorse Donald Trump, sadly, she would be endorsing someone who's held progressive views all their life on the sanctity of life, on marriage, on partial-birth abortion," Cruz campaign spokesman Rick Tyler said on CNN's "New Day."

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  15. Iowa researchers seek to transform nation's energy landscapeRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2016 | Washington Times

    Expecting a baby with the new year, Iowa State University engineering doctoral student Marty Haverly has been thinking a lot about the climate challenges future generations face. Haverly and his wife, Julie, a senior business analyst at the Ames-based biodiesel producer Renewable Energy Group, think they have the opportunity to address those challenges head-on.

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  16. Top 25 CapsulesRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | Washington Times

    Melo Trimble hit a long 3-pointer with 1.2 seconds left to give No. 3 Maryland a a 63-60 victory over Wisconsin on Saturday.

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  17. Artist draws on life experiences to create jewelry, printsRead the original story

    Jan 9, 2016 | Washington Times

    Cheong uses experiences from her own life or communicates back and forth with individuals who have commissioned her work as a jumping-off point. One commission involved a man who wanted an engagement ring inspired by his girlfriend's island roots.

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  18. Thursday's Sports in BriefRead the original story

    Dec 10, 2015 | Washington Times

    Houston star defensive end J.J. Watt broke his left hand in practice on Wednesday but says he'll play Sunday. Watt, who leads the NFL with 13 A1 2 sacks, had a black cast covering his left hand and wrist.

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  19. AP Source: Toledo offensive coordinator Candle to head coachRead the original story

    Dec 2, 2015 | Washington Times

    Toledo promoted offensive coordinator Jason Candle to head coach to replace Matt Campbell, who left to take over at Iowa State, a person involved in the decision told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because an official announcement and news conference was planned for 4:30 p.m. ET.

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  20. Brucellosis confirmed in Park County cattle herdRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2015 | Washington Times

    The Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory in Laramie and the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, Iowa, both confirmed the new brucellosis case. Wyoming State Veterinarian Jim Logan tells the Powell Tribune that it is unknown if the infection was caused from elk exposure, like the rest of the infection cases in the area had been from 2003-11.

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