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- Council explores new solid-waste system CLINTON -- City officials are considering paying the Minnesota firm that evaluated the solid waste system $17,000 to help in the search for a solid-waste service provider. The $17,000 would be paid to Springsted in order for the firm to assemble a r
- HIV-infected teacher's aide accused of molestation ST. LOUIS -- An Illinois special-needs teaching assistant accused of molesting a teenage student in school while knowingly infected with HIV remained jailed Tuesday as police investigated another claim of similar misconduct by the man involving a dif
- L'Kings can't ride walk-off in split CLINTON -- For a brief time, the Clinton Lumberkings brought their record out of the losing column, doing so in thrilling fashion. Facing Beloit in Game 1 of a home doubleheader, each team could hardly put a runner on base, let alone in scoring posit
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- Sewer rates to rise CLINTON -- Sewer rates for Clinton residents will be on the rise again after City Council members gave first approval of a 9.5 percent increase Tuesday. The increase will bring the sewer rate from $8.18 to $8.96 per unit for residential customers.
- Cool Streak Snapped CLINTON -- It didn't take long for the Gateway-area to bust out of a recent cool streak that extended through the weekend. In fact, the swing temperature was record-breaking. Tuesday's high of 93 degrees broke a record high from 1932. The temperature
- Tougher threshold recommended WASHINGTON, D.C. -- States should cut their threshold for drunken driving by nearly half -- from .08 blood alcohol level to 0.5 -- matching a standard that has substantially reduced highway deaths in other countries, a U.S. safety board recommends. T
- Secret to Success ERIE, Ill. -- Erie/Prophetstown girls track and field coach Don Robinson made a mistake earlier in the season, running sisters Courtney and Rachel Cobert in the same races. The Coberts competed against each other in both the 200- and 400-meter races.
- State awards railport road with grant CLINTON -- Development for Clinton's Lincolnway Railport received more financial support Tuesday as state officials approved a grant that will pay for 80 percent of a road into the industrial park. The Iowa Transportation Commission on Tuesday appro
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