Katrina Lamansky

Recent Articles

  • Teen accused of starting Muscatine apartment fire

    Posted on: 5:52 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 06:06pm, April 17, 2014

    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a Muscatine apartment fire.
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  • Questions mount in South Korean ferry disaster; hundreds still missing

    Posted on: 5:21 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Families of those aboard a capsized South Korean ferry clung to whatever hope they could on Friday, two days after the vessel capsized for reasons authorities still haven't explained.
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  • Facebook launches friend-tracking feature

    Posted on: 4:27 pm, April 17, 2014, by

    Your phone always knows where you are. And now, if you want, your Facebook friends will always know where you are, too.
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    Facebook launches 'Nearby Friends'
  • Task force to determine future of Veishea

    Posted on: 3:46 pm, April 17, 2014, by , updated on: 05:32pm, April 17, 2014

    After a night of vandalism that led to destruction near campus and an injury, the president of Iowa State University has formed a task force to help determine the future of the school’s annual celebration, VEISHEA.
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  • Fire crews rescue pup stuck in storm drain

    Posted on: 10:24 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    St. Louis firefighters may have been caught off guard when they were called to save a puppy that was trapped in a drain.
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  • Viral Video: Selfie halted with kick to the head

    Posted on: 9:34 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 09:45pm, April 16, 2014

    When a man tried to take a “selfie” next to a train he didn’t account for flying feet. Right before...
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  • No more $5 vocab words on redesigned SAT exam

    Posted on: 9:04 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    The days of memorizing arcane, recondite vocabulary words might be ending for high school students who will take a redesigned SAT in two years.
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    RIP 'SAT words'?
  • Five hotels for chocoholics

    Posted on: 6:41 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 06:48pm, April 16, 2014

    Easter is upon us and, like clockwork, hordes of brightly wrapped chocolate bunnies and eggs have begun their domination of supermarket aisles.
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    5 hotels for chocoholics - Three Ways House Hotel (Gloucestershire, UK)
  • Birdies for Charity kicks-off well before John Deere Classic

    Posted on: 6:14 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 06:36pm, April 16, 2014

    The John Deere Classic will be here before you know it, and a fundraising event connected with the annual golf tournament has kicked off.
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    Birdies for Charity, photo from John Deere Classic website
  • Fuel leaks from semi after wreck in Rock Island

    Posted on: 5:40 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 05:42pm, April 16, 2014

    A semi-truck crashed north of Jumer’s Casino in Rock Island causing fuel to leak from the vehicle. Before 4 p.m....
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    WQAD photo, 4-16-14
  • South Korean shipwreck survivors: Passengers told ‘don’t move’ as ship sank

    Posted on: 5:24 pm, April 16, 2014, by , updated on: 09:07pm, April 16, 2014

    Passengers aboard a sinking South Korean ferry faced a terrifying choice as the vessel rolled: obey commands barked over loudspeakers to stay in place, or don life vests and jump into the chilly ocean water.
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  • Canadians arrest a Heartbleed hacker

    Posted on: 4:59 pm, April 16, 2014, by

    Canadian mounties have arrested a teenager who, they say, used the Heartbleed Internet bug to hack into the country's tax agency.
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    Canadians arrest a Heartbleed hacker