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Severe Property Damage, No Deaths In Marshalltown Tornado

Clean-up efforts continued Friday in Marshalltown after a tornado devastated the downtown area and some residential neighborhoods Thursday afternoon. Streets in downtown Marshalltown were blocked off so crews and residents could remove bricks, broken glass, tree branches and downed power lines. “As you get out into the neighborhoods, if you go west from downtown, we look like we have some pretty significant damage about six to eight blocks going to the west, and then to the east approximately...

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Join us for a special presentation of Flyover: Down the Mississippi River

In collaboration with MPR News, we'll share and discuss living and working along the Mississippi River and how closely we're tied to it - both upstream and downstream.

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President Trump threatened Iran's President Hassan Rouhani in a late-night tweet on Sunday, responding angrily after Rouhani criticized Trump, warned the American president, "don't play with the lion's tail" – and said that "war with Iran is the mother of all wars."

In the battle over the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, the usual suspects are lining up in support and opposition. At the grass roots, however, there is one new entry nervously eyeing the Kavanaugh nomination. It is March For Our Lives, started by high school students in Parkland, Fla., after the shooting there, and aimed ultimately at enacting more effective gun regulations.

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There's a cycle that starts when the snow melts and the earth thaws high in Colorado's Rocky Mountains. It's a seasonal cycle based on timing and temperature, two variables that climate change is pushing increasingly out of sync.

To the outsider, it can be hard to see: Plants still grow, flowers bud, bears awake, and marmots breed. Broad-tailed hummingbirds still trill around a landscape that evokes the opening scene of The Sound of Music, with flowery meadows and granite peaks.

For five years, Beck Dorey-Stein was Barack Obama's "professional stalker," she says. "His creeper."

As a former White House stenographer — a job she found on Craigslist of all places — Dorey-Stein was part of a team responsible for going anywhere the president would go, recording his every public utterance and then transcribing it for posterity.

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Featured Release This Week From Johnny Marr + Studio One Tracks Top 30 Playlist

Johnny Marr established his fame in the 1980s with The Smiths- a very popular and influential band in their native England, and a significant cult band in the United States. Marr was the guitarist in the group, and co-wrote the band's songs with frontman Morrissey. The Smiths only lasted for five years, and Marr went on to not only do a lot of session work, but to join bands like The Pretenders (briefly), The The, Modest Mouse, and The Cribs. He also formed a new band, Electronic, with...

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