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Mt. Pleasant Tops Falcons in Doubleheader, 5-3, 19-12

Photo by Dan Hockett Mt. Pleasant First Baseman Cali Lichty makes the play against West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Jashira Baylark (23) Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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Mt. Pleasant First Baseman Cali Lichty makes the play against West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Jashira Baylark (23) Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Jashira Baylark makes contact against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame’s Jashira Baylark makes contact against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Olivia Baker reaches for the out against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame First Baseman Olivia Baker reaches for the out against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett Mt. Pleasant’s Kaley White looks at a West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitch Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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Mt. Pleasant’s Kaley White looks at a West Burlington – Notre Dame Pitch Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington –Notre Dame Shortstop Makenna Davis makes a running over the head catch against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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West Burlington –Notre Dame Shortstop Makenna Davis makes a running over the head catch against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington – Notre Dame Right Fielder Adriana Moad makes the catch against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Right Fielder Adriana Moad makes the catch against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett Mt. Pleasant Centerfielder Julie Lasswell makes the catch against West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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Mt. Pleasant Centerfielder Julie Lasswell makes the catch against West Burlington – Notre Dame Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Jashira Baylark gets the out against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Centerfielder Jashira Baylark gets the out against Mt. Pleasant Wednesday in West Burlington. Mt. Pleasant defeated WBND, 5-3, 19-12.
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World’s Largest Solar Plant Torches Itself

Click here: It’s yet another setback for the Solar facility. For the past few months, the plant has been unable to meet the output levels stipulated in its power purchase agreement. Also a recent test of the 110-megawatt Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project in Nevada resulted in some 130 birds catching fire.
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Obituaries this week

Jean L. Funck, 94, Burlington died Sunday, April 17, 2016

Gary Eugene Miller, 61, Burlington, died Sunday, April 17, 2016

Geraldine M. Roasa, 94, Burlington died Monday, April 18, 2016

Pauline M. Bennett, 94, Burlington died Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Michele Rae Box Garrett, 54, Burlington, died Monday, April 18, 2016

Jo Ann Monroe, 77, Burlington, died Wednesday April 13, 2016

Gloria Irene Voss, 91, Burlington, died Thursday, April 21, 2016

Rita Gail Decker, 68, West Burlington, died Friday, April 22, 2016

Patricia Lois Niemann, 88, Burlington, died Friday, April 22, 2016

Phyllis G. Decker, 89, Ottumwa, formerly West Burlington, died Friday, April 22, 2016

Gary L. Adair, 74, Hot Springs, AR, died on Sunday, April 17, 2016

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9 Zingers From the Sharp Mind of Justice Antonin Scalia

Click here: Justice Antonin Scalia, who died Saturday during his 29th year on the Supreme Court, was known for a sharp wit as well as a brilliant legal mind, and he expressed both with his tongue as well as his pen.
Here is just a sample:
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Obituaries this week

Marvin R. Mickelson, 74, of Burlington died Sunday, January 10, 2016

Maurine Weaver, 87, West Burlington, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Kelly Marie Myers, 48, West Burlington, died Sunday, January 10, 2016

Keith Burdette Renner, 92, Danville, died Saturday, January 9, 2016

Jerry Hugh Fraser, 74, Burlington, died Tuesday, January 12, 2016

Evelyn K. Jarvis, 91, rural Oquawka, IL died Sunday, January 10, 2016

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Iowa Gulf War Vet’s struggle with PTSD

Click here: After vet felled by PTSD, service dog Honor aids family now
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Welcome Back to West Burlington Schools

Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington Arnold High School Principal Bruce Snodgrass welcomes high school and junior high students back to a new school year during the Welcome Back Assembly at the high school gymnasium Tuesday morning.
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West Burlington Arnold High School Principal Bruce Snodgrass welcomes high school and junior high students back to a new school year during the Welcome Back Assembly at the high school gymnasium Tuesday morning.
Photo by Dan Hockett West Burlington music teacher Mark Eveleth dances during the Welcome Back Assembly at West Burlington High School Gymnasium Tuesday morning.
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West Burlington music teacher Mark Eveleth dances during the Welcome Back Assembly at West Burlington High School Gymnasium Tuesday morning.
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Falcon Seniors larger than life

Photo by Steve Coffin West Burlington – Notre Dame Seniors receive larger than life posters as mementos of their time on Falcon Softball Team during Senior Night, Thursday, June 25th at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington. From left: Riley Hale, Courtney Coffin, Kori Mesecher, Machaela Diaz, Kelci Hill, Jayla Kreiss.
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West Burlington – Notre Dame Seniors receive larger than life posters as mementos of their time on Falcon Softball Team during Senior Night, Thursday, June 25th at Barb Carter Field in West Burlington.
From left: Riley Hale, Courtney Coffin, Kori Mesecher, Machaela Diaz, Kelci Hill, Jayla Kreiss.
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Welcome rain

Photo by Dan Hockett A soggy squirrel grabs a quick snack between showers Thursday afternoon in West Burlington.
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A soggy squirrel grabs a quick snack between showers Thursday afternoon in West Burlington.
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FBI Report Confirms Crime Fell While Gun Purchases Soared in 2013

Click here: As gun sales soared in 2013–with the number of background checks for gun sales breaking records–the FBI reports that violent crime fell sharply below 2012 figures, and property crime rates fell sharply too.
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