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  1. Joe Tripp and other new year blessingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Cityview Online

    ... This time the Austrian chef's divine pastries set tables on the south side (1951 Indianola Ave.) instead of in Altoona. Leo also features a line of sausages (Grobe brats, cheese brats, etc.) made in Tulsa by an Austrian butcher. Tamale queen Rosa ...

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  2. Neglected children found among dirt, feces in Altoona homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Des Moines Register

    Two children were taken from an Altoona home and the adult occupants jailed after officials found human feces, dirt and an open running oven.

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  3. Iowa mother delivers her own baby on way to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... said Jessika Thurman. With the help of the 911 dispatchers, the Thurmans met the medics at a Casey's store off the Altoona and Bondurant exit, and the family was taken to the hospital. Three days later when things have calmed down, the couple is ...

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  4. Mildred Kness, 86, AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Des Moines Register

    She passed away from Alzheimer's on Dec. 16, 2014, at Altoona Nursing and Rehabilitation in Altoona, Ia.

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  5. Altoona plans for busy retail construction seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona is on the edge of a commercial development explosion, some of which is on the books and some lurking around the fringes.

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  6. Iowa woman delivers her baby en route to hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... started crying miles before Danny Thurman reached the next exit. Thurman said when he pulled off the Bondurant and Altoona exit, he could see flashing lights of the ambulance coming toward him. They both pulled into a Casey's General Store parking ...

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  7. 5th Grader Wants Food Instead of Birthday PresentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WHO-TV

    ... but we had my birthday party last weekend on the Saturday," Brackett said. "I asked for people to bring food to the Altoona food pantry because I always hear they want food like around Christmas and the holidays because they always have lots more ...

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  8. Stories from - Country Roads'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 14 | The Daily Freeman-Journal

    Williams Library patrons received an early Christmas present on Saturday when native son Arvid Huisman performed readings from his two published books, "Country Roads" and "More Country Roads." For over a quarter of a century, newspaper subscribers in Webster City, Hawarden, Boone, Adel, Woodward, Perry, Altoona and Central City have welcomed Huisman's wit and commentary into their lives.

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  9. With a $50M line of credit, DigitalOcean will build more data centersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | GigaOM

    ... Google is aiming to spend $772 million on a giant data center in the Netherlands and Facebook's data center in Altoona, Iowa was supposed to be a $1.5 billion investment . While DigitalOcean will more than likely not build the type of data centers ...

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  10. Couple face charges after dog bites girl in IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KCRG

    Authorities say a couple face child endangerment charges after a toddler they were babysitting in central Iowa was bit by a dog. Altoona police say 38-year-old Scott Kimmel and 22-year-old Lea Kimmel contacted authorities Monday night.

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  11. Altoona Couple Arrested After Dog Bites ChildRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ALTOONA, Iowa-An Altoona couple was arrested after police say their dog bit a young child who was in their care. Police arrested 38-year-old Scott Kimmel and 22-year-old Lea Kimmel for Child Endangerment-Serious Injury, a Class C Felony.

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  12. Elmore County Deputy Arrest Two on Charges Of Drug TraffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KMVT Twin Falls

    ... inside refused to roll down the window. After asking for backup the men inside, Kenneth Playle and Travis Wharton of Altoona, Iowa, started obeying commands, the sheriff's office says. A K9 was called out to the scene and quickly alerted the ...

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  13. Elmore Sheriff: Deputies nab driver with 31 pounds of marijuanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | KBCI CBS 2

    ... inside refused to roll down the window. After asking for backup the men inside, Kenneth Playle and Travis Wharton of Altoona, Iowa, started obeying commands, the sheriff's office says. A K9 was called out to the scene and quickly alerted the ...

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  14. Top 10 Data Center Stories, November 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 28 | Data Center Knowledge

    ... Center With Entirely New Network Architecture - Facebook announced the launch of its newest massive data center in Altoona, Iowa, adding a third U.S. site to the list of company-owned data centers and fourth globally. Photo Tour: New Facebook Data ...

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  15. Obama veto threat shelves bill extending business tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | WKXW-FM Trenton

    ... and individuals both. A jar of biodiesel fuel sits on display during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association meeting in Altoona, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File) The White House immediately weighed in with a veto threat, saying Congress should ...

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  16. White House veto threat shelves possible tax planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 26 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this Jan. 28, 2014, file photo, a jar of biodiesel fuel sits on display during the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association meeting in Altoona, Iowa. A White House veto threat appears to have put on ice a congressional effort to permanently renew a handful of generous tax breaks for businesses and individuals.

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  17. More from Facebook on its new networking architectureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 25 | GigaOM

    Facebook has blazed a lot of trails by open sourcing some of its handiwork and driving the creation of the Open Compute Foundation to drive adoption of a standard servers for scale-out data centers. Now it's on to networking where it's talking up the new Data Center Fabric already rolled out in its Altoona, Iowa data center with broader deployment under way.

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  18. Facebook Data Center Showcases Open Compute WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | InformationWeek

    The Open Compute Project has taken strides forward with its Networking Project , including a data center network fabric, installed by Facebook at its newest data center, which will be contributed to the project. The Altoona, Iowa, data center opened Nov. 14 and is the first Facebook facility to include a 40-Gbps Ethernet network fabric that links every pod, or set of 48 server racks, to every other pod in the data center.

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  19. Conkling vetoes council's MPO decisionRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Des Moines Register

    The city council of Altoona saw a rare veto by the mayor at its meeting last week.

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  20. 13-year-old charged in school threats has arrest historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... Craig Menozzi told KCCI he was aware police investigated a situation in April and said it was handled internally. Altoona police reports show the 13-year-old has been arrested before, as recently as September. He was charged with false reporting a ...

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