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Inspired by Kevin Ware’s request, Louisville wins for its injured teammate | The Dagger: College Basketball Blog - Yahoo! Sports

Once top-seeded Louisville was on the verge of finishing off Duke on Sunday afternoon to clinch its second Final Four bid in the past two seasons, forward Chane Behanan stripped off his own jersey and donned the No. 5 of teammate Kevin Ware.

It was a fitting gesture for the player who inspired the Cardinals not to let their championship dreams go to waste on his behalf.

via sports.yahoo.com


Kalona News > News > Miller ‘peeping’ April 9 trial likely to be delayed

Elwyn (Gene) Miller’s April 9 trial for 11 counts of invasion of privacy will most likely be rescheduled. Attorneys have not completed depositions and Miller’s attorney, Mark Brown, said he would seek a continuance.

Miller, 63, of Iowa City and owner of Miller Electric, was arrested Oct. 31, 2012 after police were called to one of his rental properties.

via kalonanews.com




Steve Sodders won’t run for Congress in 2014 | Des Moines Register Staff Blogs

Iowa Sen. Steve Sodders, D-State Center, who is a Marshall County deputy sheriff, announced today in a news release he would not run for the 1st Congressional District seat.

Sodders had formed an exploratory committee to look into running for the seat now held by Bruce Braley, a four-term Democrat from Waterloo.

via blogs.desmoinesregister.com


Stockman Warns of Crash Of Fed-Fueled Bubble Economy - Bloomberg

The U.S. economy, fueled by “phony money” from the Federal Reserve’s quantitative easing policies, is headed for an inevitable crash, likely “within a few years,” warned David Stockman, who was budget director for President Ronald Reagan.

In an essay published today in the New York Times (NYT), Stockman wrote that Fed policies in the aftermath of the financial crisis have flooded stock markets with cash even while the “Main Street economy” remains weak.

via www.bloomberg.com


A Look at the Craziest Tax Write-Offs - Yahoo! Finance

It's hard to think there's anything funny about taxes when you're under a mountain of paperwork, but CBS News contributor and analyst Mellody Hobson has a little comic relief for taxpayers. In all her research about taxes, she came across some fairly ridiculous write offs the IRS has allowed -- and some crazy things people have tried and failed to slip by the IRS.

via finance.yahoo.com


Rogue ex-cop's victim makes 1st public appearance - Yahoo! News

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Riverside police officer nearly killed in an ambush by rogue ex-cop Christopher Dorner made his first public appearance since the shooting, at an emotional dinner where he was greeted warmly by friends and admirers and shared a table with the wife of his late training officer.

Officer Andrew Tachias was sitting in his patrol car with Officer Michael Crain on Feb. 7 when Dorner pulled alongside them at a stoplight and opened fire.

via news.yahoo.com


Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffers gruesome compound fracture during regional final game - Yahoo! Sports

INDIANAPOLIS -- Louisville guard Kevin Ware suffered a gruesome compound fracture in the first half of the Cardinals' Midwest regional final against Duke on Sunday.

via sports.yahoo.com