Hurricane Ingrid forms off Mexico

XALAPA, Mexico (AP) — Mexico was threatened by storms on opposite coasts as it headed into the country’s three-day Independence Day weekend,…

France FM in Beijing to discuss Syria

BEIJING (AP) — France’s foreign minister is visiting Beijing to meet with his Chinese counterpart to discuss the situation in Syria. Laurent…

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Autism awareness in Clear Lake

"It's about time that we have something like this in Mason City, Clear Lake." Parents of autistic children are gathering in Clear Lake today…

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New business coming to town

In past the several years, it's been all too common to hear about local businesses closing their doors. But now two north Iowa women are tea…