Today in History

Today is Wednesday, Sept. 4, the 247th day of 2013. There are 118 days left in the year. Rosh Hashana, the Jewish New Year, begins at sunset…

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Alliant Energy changes hands

Surrounded by Alliant Energy power lines and generators leaders of three power companies gathered to announce the news.

Evacuation orders lifted at Yosemite fire

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, California (AP) — Evacuation orders and advisories were lifted Tuesday for several Sierra Nevada communities once th…