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Two Giuliani associates had the help of powerful people as they tried to change the leadership of Ukraine's state-run energy company, and get rid of the US Ambassador, according to a gas industry executive. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Iowa Supreme Court Chief Justice Mark Cady is being remembered not only for his landmark opinion overturning the state’s ban on same-sex marriage, but as a kind and gentle man who dedicated his life to the law and the court.

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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio questioned the timing of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg's decision to apologize for the New York Police Department's "stop and frisk" policy on the verge of a possible 2020 run.

Richard and Mary Badtram Feldpausch, of DeWitt, will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary Nov. 23. Their children and grandchildren invite all family and friends to an open house, 2 to 4 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church Harness Hall. No gifts, please.

Don’t forget about the many activities at the Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library in the next week. Some are as follows:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has recognized students named to the dean’s list for the spring semester of the 2018-19 academic year. To be eligible for the list, students must complete a minimum of 12 graded degree credits in that semester. Delaney Brainerd of DeWitt has been named to …

In 2012, the U.S. Department of the Treasury studied the effect that getting stuck in traffic has on fuel consumption. Researchers discovered that Americans were wasting 1.9 billion gallons of gas each year due to congested roads and inadequate transportation infrastructure. Although that st…

Major repairs to a vehicle can be expensive. When unanticipated repairs are necessary, drivers’ budgets can be thrown out of whack, potentially causing a domino effect that compromises their ability to pay their bills on time. 

The familiar click of the nozzle when filling up at the gas station is recognizable to anyone with a few miles of driving under their belt. Once that nozzle clicks, just about every driver faces the decision of whether or not to squeeze a few extra cents’ worth of gas into their vehicles or …