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  1. Tax Roundup, 3/31/15: Stopping travelers in Iowa for fun and profit. And: more tax creditsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Roth & Company, P.C.

    ... Gilbert was convicted of felony theft for taking $120,000 in cash seized during a 2006 traffic stop. More recently, Altoona resident Vicki Wharton's car and some of her money was seized in 2012 by Polk County deputies working with the Mid Iowa ...

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  2. James L. Sweeney, 87, AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona passed away March 30, 2015, at Prairie Vista Village in Altoona, Iowa. He was born on March 30, 1928, in Des Moines, to Earl and Mildred Sweeney. James graduated from East High School, attended Iowa State ...

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  3. New director looks to make a differenceRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

    ... new face of Eastern Polk County Regional Development, which promotes economic growth in Pleasant Hill, Bondurant, Altoona and Mitchellville. Lynch grew up in Des Moines and went to the University of Iowa, where he graduated in 2008. In college, he ...

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... concrete work can be found at locations ranging from the Iowa Speedway to the Boone Airport to Bass Pro Shops in Altoona and even the steps of the Iowa Capitol. "After buying a house in 1999, I needed a driveway replaced, and after about 14 calls, ...

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  5. IA Experts Seek Ways to Better Help Drug Endangered ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WHO-AM Des Moines

    ... ement officials, prosecutors, human service workers, and health care professionals, held in the Des Moines suburb of Altoona.

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  6. I-80 Ramp Closure in AltoonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHO-TV Des Moines

    The eastbound I-80 exit ramp to Highways 6 and 65 and Hubbell Avenue is now closed for construction. The ramp won't reopen until May 21st.

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  7. 1965: Paving projects got Altoona out of the mudRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona -- Jennifer Fillman was the top fundraiser in the 8th Street Child Care Hop-a-Thon for MDA. East Polk Rotary Club President Eric Borseth announced donations to the Bondurant Little League and Mid-Iowa Council of Boy ...

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  8. Altoona PD upgrades phone systemRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Des Moines Register

    The Altoona police department installed a new phone system last week. Officials said the new phone system will be more efficient and reliable that the 18-year-old system it replaced.

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  9. Missouri lawmakers revive data center tax breaksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Business Journal

    ... million and create at least 10 new jobs to be eligible for the program. Facebook opened a new massive data center in Altoona, Iowa, in November - Facebook's fourth data center globally - to help with the social network's intra-data center networking ...

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  10. Fire damage at Des Moines towing company estimated at $3.5 MRead the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... official spotted the blaze around 10:15 p.m. Thursday. Emergency crews from Delaware Township, Saylor Township, Altoona and Johnston responded and got the blaze under control in less than two hours. Fire officials remained on the scene Friday ...

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  11. Fire at Des Moines towing company destroys 6 vehiclesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 20 | KWWL-TV Waterloo

    ... the blaze around 10:15 p.m. Thursday at Hanifen Towing Co. Emergency crews from Delaware Township, Saylor Township, Altoona and Johnston responded to the fire and controlled it in less than two hours. Fire officials remained on the scene Friday ...

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  12. 1965 Fuzz Harding purchased an Altoona barbershopRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona -- Olde Town businesses asked the city to make Second Street S.E. one-way. Sixteen-year-old Jeremy Sikes planned to attend a school for flying mercy missions. Bondurant -- Shane Fuller, Sean Gibson and Joshua ...

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  13. Altoona mom returns home after 5-month hospital stayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    She went to the hospital in Des Moines last fall after experiencing shortness of breath and was later rushed to Iowa City in full respiratory failure. Keen spent five long months in the hospital.

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  14. Beulah Findley, 97, MitchellvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    Altoona on Monday, March 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015, at the Mitchellville Christian Church, 210 3rd St. NW, with burial ...

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  15. Fish fries are echo of a remembranceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    ... crowd and a lot more - it's a popular place to be. The annual fish dinners at Ss. John and Paul Catholic Church in Altoona draws a crowd of eastern Polk County residents because it's not just another church dinner. Battered and deep-fried, Alaskan ...

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  16. Good food, family atmosphereRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Des Moines Register

    ... tips off the table plus a percentage of sales from that night," Hotze said. "We are going on our ninth year at the Altoona restaurant and we've given back more than a quarter of a million to the community just in that location. Hotze spoke with the ...

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  17. Facebook Makes Open Source Networking a RealityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 16 | Data Center Knowledge

    ... it would contribute the spec to OCP. The first Facebook data center where the fabric is implemented is the company's Altoona, Iowa, facility, launched last November . The Six Pack is not currently running in Facebook data centers at scale. The new ...

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  18. Facebook Unveils Servers, SwitchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | EETimes

    ... buy and someone wants to sell and multiple channels to obtain it," Frankovsky said. Facebook's newest data center in Altoona, Iowa, uses 100% OCP-based products, said Jay Parikh (below), vice president of engineering at the social networking giant ...

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  19. Facebook Releases Data Center TechRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Light Reading

    ... to develop open source data center hardware designs. Facebook uses OCP designs to power its services. Its new Altoona, Iowa, data center , which went online in November, is 100% OCP gear, Facebook engineering VP Jay Parikh said in a presentation ...

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  20. Facebook gives area $103K in grantsRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Des Moines Register

    The eastern Polk County area received some support from Facebook last week. The Facebook Altoona data center announced the recipients of its first round of community action grants.

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