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  1. Susan Beye, 68, AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family and friends after a courageous battle with cancer. Susan was born Feb. 26, 1946, in Des Moines to Gilbert and Winifred Bolten. She grew up in Des ...

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  2. Records reveal children's abuse; guardians arrested againRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | The Des Moines Register

    Newly obtained records shed light on the gruesome treatment of two children under an Altoona couple's care.

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  3. Carol Jean Bailey, 68, BondurantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | The Des Moines Register

    ... St., with burial to follow at Franklin Township Cemetery. Visitation will be held 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home, 105 Fourth St. S.W., Altoona. Memorial contributions may be directed to Santiago United Methodist Church in ...

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  4. Wrestling a family affair for Miklus brothersRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Maneater

    For a pair of boys who lived so close to an amusement park in Altoona, Iowa, the Miklus brothers had a lot of excess energy. When they were five and six years old, their father devised a unique and, as it turned out, productive way for the boys to spend some of it: He laid out a mat on the living room floor and had the boys duke it out.

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  5. Historic pharmacy closes after 140 yearsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 18 | The Des Moines Register

    ... licensed in Iowa. Most of the historical facts come from the 1981 published history book of Southeast Polk County. Altoona was incorporated in 1868 and a few years later Schaffer Drug was opened and was almost certainly the pharmacy that received ...

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  6. Area reps discuss new jobs, water works lawsuitRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 17 | The Des Moines Register

    ... questions from the public at a community forum at the Hy-Vee Club Room on Feb. 7. The event was put on by the Altoona Area Chamber of Commerce and Bankers Trust. The topics covered in the community forum ranged from border security to common core ...

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  7. Interchange Reconstruction AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 16 | WHO-AM Des Moines

    There's going to be a meeting at the end of the month in Altoona concerning the reconstruction of the Interstate 80 interchange at U.S. Highway 6 and Hubbell Avenue. D-O-T officials say the project involves reconstruction of the eastbound lanes at the interchange and the entrance and exit ramps.

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  8. Millicent Churchill, 91, AltoonaRead the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona, IA passed away peacefully February 10, 2015 in her home. She was born in Tripoli, Wisc. on September 21, 1923 and lived there until her father's death in 1939. Millicent graduated Tripoli High School ...

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  9. Prairie Meadows Prepares for Potential Down YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 | WHO-TV

    ... DOT will shut down the exit ramp at exit 142 for at least five weeks. This will force customers coming from west of Altoona to detour down Highway 65 and Hubbell Avenue. Prairie Meadows is also anticipating increased competition in the gaming ...

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  10. Facebook super-sizes its open networking switchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | InfoWorld

    ... to connect racks of switches together as the core of a modular data-center design that debuted in the company's new Altoona, Iowa, data center in November and will be deployed at its other facilities over time. But the 6-pack is not limited to the ...

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  11. Facebook Debuts "6-Pack" Open Hardware Modular SwitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Converge! Network Digest

    ... Alexey Andreyev outlined a new data center switching architecture deployed at the company's new facility in Altoona, Iowa. In a blog posting, Andreyev writes that while its previous data centers have been built with a hierarchically oversubscribed ...

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  12. Clean tech: Is your provider green like Apple or rotten to the core?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | The Inquirer

    ... built a data centre that uses clean tech 'from the ground up'. In December last year Facebook opened a datacentre in Altoona, Iowa powered exclusively by a wind farm in Wellsburg, Iowa. Google is up there with Apple, and it too is described as a ...

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  13. Entry List For ASCS Opener Climbs To 47Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | National Speed Sport News

    ... Park includes a pair of past champions with Ohsweken, Ontario's Glenn Styres (2012) and Terry McCarl (2006) of Altoona, Iowa each looking to bag their second Ronald Laney Memorial victory. Of the pre-entered, none have made the final feature as many ...

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  14. Carla Highfill, 79, AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | The Des Moines Register

    She died Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2015. Carla graduated from Centerville High School. She was an active member of Altoona United Methodist Church for over 55 years where she participated in various women's groups and other activities.

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  15. Facebook Inc (FB)'s Q4 2014 Earnings Conference Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | Insider Monkey

    ... and infrastructure growing our head count by 45% this year and opening our newest data center in November in Altoona, Iowa. When you consider the progress of our community and our investments, 2014 was an important year for us and a good sign of how ...

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  16. Cooking Club Makes Meal Prep EasyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 3 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... nights there. Gieseman said, "I know the Ames store is offering it. The new Ankeny store is planning on offering it. Altoona is offering it in the near future as well." Participants say the best part may be the dishes are done for you and you have a ...

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  17. Digging out process beings Monday morningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 2 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... they live! We're also getting live pictures in from the snow plows out on their routes this morning. This one is in Altoona. The road mostly clear there. Here's one in Nevada. A little dark there.. But you can see the lines on the road so that's a ...

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  18. Man gives up vegetarian diet to judge bacon festival contestRead the original story

    Sunday Feb 1 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... est dishes. And despite being a vegetarian, Moreland knows his meats because he used to own a barbecue restaurant in Altoona.

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  19. Altoona Man Arrested Following Police Chase in Des MoinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 31 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    An Altoona man was arrested after pointing a gun at a victim and then leading police on a chase in Des Moines Friday evening, the Des Moines Register reported . Jeremy Eugene Sly, 40, of Altoona, was arrested for eluding police, displaying a weapon and operating while under the influence third degree.

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  20. Facebook's (FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Seeking Alpha

    ... employees and infrastructure, grown our headcount by 45% this year and opening our newest data center in November in Altoona, Iowa. When you consider the progress of our community and our investments, 2014 was an important year for us and a good ...

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