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

    22 hrs ago | 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 ...


  2. Arrest Made In Bettendorf Stabbing IncidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | KWQC-TV Davenport

    Officials say David White is in the Scott County Jail and charged with attempt to commit murder and willful injury. White was picked up by police in Altoona, Iowa on Friday, January 23, 2015 and transferred back to Scott County on Tuesday, January 27, 2015.


  3. Facebook Outage Affects Sites That Used Social Network's Log-In SystemRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | Data Center Knowledge

    A technician at work in a data hall at Facebook's new Altoona, Iowa, data center. Facebook , Instagram and other high-profile sites using Facebook's log-in system suffered outages lasting around 45 minutes to an hour Monday evening Pacific Time.


  4. Officers trained on when to shootRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 27 | The Des Moines Register

    Police officers from Altoona, Carlisle and Indianola gathered at Kaplan University Friday to use a simulator that creates different situations that force the officers to decide whether to use deadly force.


  5. MW equestrians herald February with futurity-breeding sales and tack swapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 26 |

    ... 2015 Tack Sale takes place at Francis Field Fairgrounds in New Lenox, Illinois, on Saturday, January 31. In Altoona, Iowa, the American Saddlebred Futurity of Iowa has the Iowa Limited Breeders' Auction on Saturday, January 31, at Prairie Meadows ...


  6. WPU Downed by SAU 95-85Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Osky News

    ... Schwab (Sr., Peru, Ill., Business Management) ended the afternoon with 19 points, but it was Jake Guenther (Jr., Altoona, Iowa) who was the pleasant surprise of the contest. The junior scored 18 points in his season debut, making a game-best five ...


  7. Local officers trained on when to shootRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Des Moines Register

    Police officers from Carlisle, Indianola and Altoona gathered at Kaplan University Friday to use a simulator that creates different situations that force the officers to decide whether to use deadly force.


  8. Fiber Mountain Sees Redesigned Data Center NetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | InformationWeek

    ... Facebook and an increasing number of data center advocates are saying more drastic design changes are needed. At its Altoona, Iowa, data center, which opened last November, Facebook built a facility that looks much like its Prineville, Ore., data ...


  9. P Hill couple one number away from jackpotRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | The Des Moines Register

    ... multiplied to $25,000. Mitch, 30, purchased the couple's winning ticket Friday at Hy-Vee Gas, 102 Eighth St. SW in Altoona. "I just had a little bit of extra money in my pocket so I decided to go into the gas station and buy a couple of tickets ...


  10. Former State Lawmaker Ed Skinner DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    Ed skinner served as a state representative from 1968-1972 and was the longtime city attorney for Altoona and then for Pleasant Hill.


  11. Ed Skinner dies at 78Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Des Moines Register

    Eastern Polk County lost a giant Monday night. Well-known Altoona attorney Edwin W. Skinner, 78, passed away after a lengthy illness.


  12. East Polk loses leader and friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Des Moines Register

    Two things come up when talking about Ed Skinner. One is the man's bold efforts to build eastern Polk County into what it is today - his founding membership on the Altoona Chamber of Commerce, his lobbying for an interstate beltway east of the metro and his involvement in bringing Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino to Altoona.


  13. State baseball winners lead group into Hall of ChampionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | The Des Moines Register

    ... Year in their sport. First-team INA all-state basketball selection, Nick Jeffries, son of Bev and Mike Jeffries of Altoona, is currently a freshman at William Penn University and a member of the basketball team. Jeffries led the 2013-14 SEP ...


  14. New study examines management of fire and emergency servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... term solution - according to the fire chief - could be a partnership with a neighboring city. An aid agreement with Altoona would provide support for emergency calls in NE des moines. It's up to city council members to decide how to implement the ...


  15. Iowa State Patrol captain cited in off-duty speeding caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 10 | KCCI-TV Des Moines

    ... dash cam footage from the November 24th traffic stop. Trooper Bryan Guill spots a speeding motorist on I-80 between Altoona and Mitchellville. The sirens go on - The pursuit begins. A minute and a half later - He was volunteering for a fundraising ...


  16. CRS president to keynote Iowa Institute for Social ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | Globe Catholic Newspaper

    ... for the 20th Iowa Institute for Social Action. The Institute will be held Jan. 18-19 at Sts. John and Paul Parish in Altoona, Iowa. The title of Dr. Woo's keynote address will be "Care for Neighbors Integral to Worship, Faith and Witness." Dr. Woo ...


  17. BioEnergy BytesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | Domestic Fuel

    ... at the 9th Annual Iowa Renewable Fuels Summit and Trade Show on January 27, 2015 at The Meadows Conference Center in Altoona, Iowa. Gevo, Inc. has announced that they have received a positive determination from the Listing Qualifications department ...


  18. Patrol probes report that Iowa trooper gave captain a breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KCRG

    ... over on Nov. 24 while driving a van belonging to Special Olympics Iowa. The stop occurred on Interstate 80 between Altoona and Mitchellville. But Bright would not say how fast Clary was going nor confirm a report from a Special Olympics official ...


  19. McCarl Leads New Grand Annual EntrantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | National Speed Sport News

    ... No. S97 entry. A record eighth Huset's Speedway track title highlighted the 2014 season for Terry McCarl. The Altoona, Iowa based driver also finished a close second in the track championship at Knoxville Raceway behind eventual winner Ian Madsen. ...


  20. Altoona Water Softener Professional Presents the Groundbreaking Iron Curtain Water Purifying SolutionRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 6 |

    Altoona, IA -- The local water softener professional often recommends the iron curtain filtration solution that addresses a wide variety of hard water dilemmas. The iron curtain removes iron, sulfur and manganese from water to greatly improve quality and help preserve water using appliances like washers and water heating systems.


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