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APD shoots down false social media post

ATLANTIC - The Atlantic Police department said there is no truth to a facebook post circulated Monday claiming a “drugged” 22-year-old woma… Read more

City to continue fireworks discussion

ATLANTIC - Atlantic’s Community Protection Committee will meet tonight to continue its discussion on possible changes to the city’s firewor… Read more

City to consider changing street name to honor former resident

ATLANTIC - The Atlantic City Council will consider Wednesday changing the name of a section of East 11th Street to Ed Podolak Drive to hono… Read more

Sports

Team for the Ages — Troy Polamalu

Over the offseason, thousands of fans voted in our "Team For the Ages" contest to construct the best imaginable 50-man roster from the NFL’s modern era, which began in 1967. The votes have been counted, and we’re unveiling one player each weekday bet… Read more

Inside Darnell's Head: Hoge story just one of hundreds on BYU football team

Here’s what’s going on inside Darnell’s head as we draw ever nearer to the start of the college football season. Read more

Harris leading young BGSU linebackers

Brandon Harris’ production has steadily increased over his first three years with Bowling Green’s football team. Read more

State

Dubuque racing group hopes to build $3.4M veterans memorial

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A Dubuque racing group hopes to spend $3.4 million on a veterans memorial for an island in the Mississippi River that'… Read more

Man accused of trying to smother fellow patient sentenced

INDEPENDENCE, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of trying to smother a fellow state psychiatric hospital patient has been sentenced to 10 years in … Read more

Police say wounded toddler to be released soon

CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — Authorities say a 2-year-old who'd shot himself with his father's gun at a suburban Des Moines hotel is expected to soon… Read more

Nation

No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25 for third consecutive year, followed by Clemson, Georgia, Wisconsin and Ohio State

NEW YORK (AP) — No. 1 Alabama tops preseason Top 25 for third consecutive year, followed by Clemson, Georgia, Wisconsin and Ohio State. Read more

Judge grants time to weigh insanity plea in newspaper attack

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The man charged with killing five people at a Maryland newspaper office will get more time for his lawyer to consider… Read more

Banking giant says no to Florida candidate who supports pot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida candidate for agriculture commissioner says Wells Fargo terminated her campaign account because she supp… Read more

Lifestyle

David Cross show on at Utah college after 'offensive' tweet

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah says a tweet from comedian David Cross showing him wearing undergarments sacred to the Mormon … Read more

MTV VMAs to feature Cardi B, J. Lo and Aretha tribute

NEW YORK (AP) — Cardi B will make her first public appearance as a mom at the MTV Video Music Awards, and it might be worth it: She could b… Read more

MTV launches drive to get young people to vote

NEW YORK (AP) — MTV is launching its first-ever drive to encourage young people to register and vote during a midterm election year. Read more

Business

Pilot suspended over threat to Oklahoma transgender student

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frontier Airlines says it has suspended a pilot over comments authorities deemed threatening to an Oklahoma transgende… Read more

Fourth quarter looking good for small, independent retailers

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest retail sales report from the government augurs well for small and independent retailers for the fourth quarter, … Read more

German minister declares nation's bridges safe and reliable

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's transport minister says the country has reliable procedures for checking bridges "that I trust and citizens can tru… Read more

Weather Today

Windy, a few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.

Today

69° 59°

Windy, a few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.

Humidity:96%
Cloud Coverage:%
Wind:N at 22 mph
Chance of Rain:70%
UV Index:3 Moderate
Sunrise:06:34:30 AM
Sunset:08:11:58 PM

This Week's Forecast

DayPrecipTemp
Windy, a few thunderstorms possible. Highs in the upper 60s and lows in the upper 50s.Mon
70%69° 59°
Mostly cloudy. Highs in the low 70s and lows in the low 50s.Tue
20%73° 51°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 70s and lows in the low 50s.Wed
10%75° 52°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 70s and lows in the mid 60s.Thu
10%77° 64°
Mix of sun and clouds. Highs in the mid 80s and lows in the low 60s.Fri
20%84° 62°
Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the upper 60s.Sat
10%88° 67°
Times of sun and clouds. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the low 70s.Sun
10%87° 70°