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Los Angeles schools decriminalize discipline - Daily Iowegian
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Students caught misbehaving in the nation's second largest school district will be sent to the principal's office rather than the courthouse as part of sweeping disciplinary reforms announced Tuesday by Los Angeles schools. Under the ...
Ferguson pledges outreach efforts after shooting - Daily Iowegian
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Ferguson city leaders urged people to stay home after dark Tuesday to "allow peace to settle in" and pledged to try to improve the police force in the St. Louis suburb where the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has sparked ...
Stocks rise as US home construction rebounds - Daily Iowegian
NEW YORK (AP) — A summer swoon for the stock market appears to be over for now. The Standard & Poor's 500 index closed within six points of its all-time high Tuesday, less than two weeks after slumping on concerns about rising tensions in Iraq and Ukraine.
Area law enforcement received military equipment - Daily Iowegian
OTTUMWA — The rioting and police response in Ferguson, Mo., have put a spotlight on the acquisition of military equipment by police departments. Critics call it a trend toward militarization of the police. Supporters say it’s a fiscally responsible way ...
Ice bucket challenge trending up - Daily Iowegian
Internet trends are a dime a dozen these days. Everything from Tebowing to planking to the cinnamon challenge can cause a wave of social media activity that can last for weeks before fizzling out. Yet, it's much tougher to find a movement on the Internet ...
Judith L. Martin - Daily Iowegian
Judith L. Martin, 74, of Centerville, passed away Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 at her home. Judith was born to Erich and Naomi (Clark) Hofer on March 19, 1940 in Davenport. She received her education from Udell High School graduating in the last Udell High ...
William 'Bill' McDonald - Daily Iowegian
William “Bill” McDonald, 48, of Centerville, passed away Friday, Aug. 15, 2014 at his home. He was born Dec. 5, 1965 in Waverly, the son of John and Donna (Foss) McDonald. Bill was raised in Waverly, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984.
Marie Stufflebeam - Daily Iowegian
Marie Stufflebeam, 94, of Centerville, and formerly of Uniovnville, Iowa, passed away Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 at the Golden Age Care Center in Centerville. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 21 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Centerville.
Mary Salisbury - Daily Iowegian
Mary Salisbury, 92, of Unionville, Missouri, passed away Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at her home. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20 at Playle and Jones Family Funeral Home in Unionville, Missouri. Visitation will be tonight from 6-8 p.m ...
Pair Attends Italian Cooking School - Daily Iowegian
Two area residents recently enjoyed a two-week culinary tour of lesser-traveled parts of Italy that included a week at a cooking school. This was the fifth trip that friends Nancy Drake and Theresa McCarty had taken together, including earlier trips to ...