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Tom Hanks couldn’t handle Ricky Gervais’ opening Golden Globes monologue, and his face really says it all – Business Insider

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Comedian Ricky Gervais kicked off the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards on Sunday evening with a string of pointed jokes in his opening monologue. Among the seated Hollywood A-listers inside the Beverly Hilton Hotel ballroom in Beverly Hills, California, was Tom Hanks — and his reactions to the monologue are already the most memeable part of the night. 

The first of several Tom Hanks reactions came after Gervais made a joke about actress Felicity Huffman, saying he rode to the awards ceremony in a car that had a license plate probably made by the actress (who was…

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Updated 10 bold predictions: Me vs. Mrs. Rita’s – The Athletic

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At the beginning of the season, The Athletic asked its NHL beat writers to make some predictions about the teams they cover. You all know how I feel about predictions. As I noted in the story at the time, on my list of prudent journalistic ventures, predictions rate right down there with any kind of rankings, mock drafts, fantasy advice or mafia exposés.

Like a good soldier, however, I complied.

As we usher in a new year and pass the midpoint of the season, I have decided to look back at those predictions to see how I am faring. Instead of just looking at my own projections,…

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Sanction, SeeYouSpaceCowboy, Vamachara, Typecaste announce tour – Brooklyn Vegan

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Rising Long Island metalcore band Sanction have announced another tour behind their 2019 debut album Broken In Refraction for 2020, with stacked support on all dates coming from their Pure Noise labelmates SeeYouSpaceCowboy (who put out their killer debut LP The Correlation Between Entrance And Exit Wounds this year and recently blew minds on the Knocked Loose tour), Vamachara (who dropped Hereafter on Closed Casket Activities this year), and Typecaste. There’s also additional support varying by date from Adrenaline (who feature members of Queensway…

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Eastern Iowa man faces murder charge for fatal shooting of nephew – Des Moines Register

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Protesters gather outside Bettendorf church to protest last week’s controversial immigration forum – WQAD Moline

Protesters gathered outside Pleasant View Baptist Church's Sunday service speaking out against a controversial gathering that took place there last Monday. People from the community as well as many church-goers gathered to demand responsibility from the church after the site was home to an forum on illegal immigration organized by the Scott County Teenage Republicans.
Iowa, city to pay $80K for illegal search of parolee’s home – La Crosse Tribune
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Iowa, city to pay $80K for illegal search of parolee’s home – La Crosse Tribune

The state and the city of Boone have agreed to pay $80,000 to an Iowa drug suspect who was arrested after an illegal search. The State Appeal Board on Monday approved the payout under a legal settlement with Daniel Vinnece. The state and the city will split the cost. The Associated Press has reported that parole officer Kari White was fired over the April 2018 search. An investigation by the Department of Correctional Services found that White conspired with a Boone detective to search Vinnece's home without a warrant, days before he was to be released from parole.
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Davenport police cruiser involved in crash, officer taken to the hospital – KWQC-TV6

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Branstads back Miller-Meeks for Congress – The Gazette

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CEDAR RAPIDS — Second District congressional hopeful Mariannette Miller-Meeks has landed the support of one of the most well-connected families in Iowa Republican politics.

Eric Branstad announced Monday that he and his father, Terry Branstad, the longest-serving governor in American history and currently ambassador to China, are backing Miller-Meeks in her bid for the 2nd District GOP nomination and for the 2020 general election.

“As I’ve gotten to know Mariannette, she has — similar to my dad — a never-quit attitude,” Eric…

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Russian class may test ‘virtual reality experience’ in Glastonbury – Journal Inquirer

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GLASTONBURY — An organization that is developing a “virtual reality experience” for foreign language learning is hoping to test the program briefly on local students of Russian in mid-January.

At its meeting this evening, the Board of Education is scheduled to consider the proposal from the National Foreign Language Center at the University of Maryland.

Betsy Hart of the foreign language center, wrote in a letter to Rita Oleksak, the local school system’s foreign languages director, that the test is expected to take about an hour of class time.

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Iowa City Releases 2019 Leaf Vacuum Program Information – Patch.com

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From the City of Iowa City:

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The Streets Division is preparing for this year’s curbside leaf vacuum service. The first day of the program is Monday, Oct. 14, 2019.

Printed maps are available in City utility bills and also at City Hall, the Public Library, the Senior Center, and the Streets Division office at 3800 Napoleon Lane. Maps are also available online at www.icgov.org/leafvacuum.

Follow these tips for a smooth and efficient process.

Scheduling

  • The Leaf Vacuum Program will begin Monday, Oct. 14, 2019 in Zones 7 & 1, and will proceed in numerical order, moving to Zone 2…

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