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FILE - In this Oct. 27, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants pitcher Jake Peavy speaks during a news conference in Kansas City. A person familiar with the negotiations says pitcher Jake Peavy has agreed to a $24 million, two-year contract to stay with the World Series champion San Francisco Giants. The person spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, because the agreement had not yet been announced. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
AP sources: Peavy, Giants agree to 2-year dealPeople familiar with talks to AP: Peavy gets $24 million, 2-year deal to stay with Giants
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San Diego Padres outfielder Matt Kemp laughs during a news conference introducing him as part of the baseball club Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in San Diego. The Padres deal for the former the Los Angeles Dodger was the first of three big deals by new Padres general manager A.J. Preller, who also has added outfielder Wil Myers, the 2013 AL Rookie of the Year, from Tampa Bay and All-Star catcher Derek Norris from Oakland. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
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File - In this Feb. 20, 2013 file photo provided by Sea Shepherd Australia, the Japanese whaling vessel Nisshin Maru, right, collides with the Sea Shepherd ship Steve Irwin in waters near Antarctica. Radical environmentalists have been found in contempt of court for failing to heed an order to halt their relentless campaign to disrupt the annual whale hunt off the waters of Antarctica. The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday, Dec. 19, 2014 ordered a lower court to determine how much Paul Watson and members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society he founded owe Japanese whalers. (AP Photo/Sea Shepherd Australia, Tim Watters, File) EDITORIAL USE ONLY
Protesters in contempt of court for anti-whaling campaignFederal court finds protesters in contempt for ignoring order to halt anti-whaling campaign
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Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle, owner Mark Cuban, Rajon Rondo, Dwight Powell and Donnie Nelson , the NBA basketball team's president of basketball operations,pose for photos during a news conference Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, in Dallas, Texas. (AP Photo/The Dallas Morning News, G.J. McCarthy)
Rondo wants another title run in move to DallasRondo moves on from Boston to Dallas, where he's 'dying to get a ring' with Nowitzki, Chandler
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Singer Ashanti leaves the courthouse after testifying at Devar Hurd's trial in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Ashanti said in testimony that she was "disgusted" and "absolutely scared" when she learned in July 2013 that Devar Hurd, who had been convicted of stalking her, had since been tweeting her X-rated messages and posed for a photo with her sister. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Ashanti 'shocked' by prospect of stalker retrialAshanti 'shocked' by idea of enduring stalker retrial but says she'll do what it takes
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AP WAS THERE: US breaks relations with CubaAP WAS THERE: Declaring 'limit has been reached,' Eisenhower breaks relations with Cuba
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President Barack Obama pauses during a news conference in the Brady Press Briefing Room in Washington, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014. The president claimed an array of successes in 2014, citing lower unemployment, a rising number of Americans covered by health insurance, and an historic diplomatic opening with Cuba. He also touts his own executive action and a Chinese agreement to combat global warming. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais )
Obama says North Korea hacked Sony, vows responseObama: Sony made mistake in shelving film under pressure by North Korea hackers; vows response
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Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deathsCDC says prepackaged caramel apples are linked to 4 deaths, 28 illnesses around the country
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  • Number of guns confiscated at airports increases

    The TSA confiscated a record number of guns this year at airports nationwide! KCCI's Kim St. Onge is LIVE at the Des Moines International airport to explain how many of those guns were found here... and why officials think it could be happening more often! It's one of the busiest times of the year here at the Des Moines airport...and that's why folks say it's scary that the number of guns officials are finding is at an all time high! As thousands of Iowans will be traveling this week to be with family and friends for the holidays, the number of guns being confiscated at airports across the country is on the rise. Elder Adcock attributes that to people not paying enough attention to what they're doing. KCCI-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:26 PM
  • Nearly 5,000 Meals Raised on Fares for Food Day

    More than $3,800 was raised as part of Fares for Food Day - good for 4,950 meals to be served this giving season. The money collected on DART buses Dec. 11, is being donated to the Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry Network, the largest food pantry network in Iowa with sites in Ankeny, Des Moines, Johnston, Urbandale and West Des Moines. Mass Transit, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 07:21 PM
  • Arrest Made in Des Moines Bank Robbery

    Thirty-eight-year-old Angel Anderson of Des Moines is facing charges of 2nd degree robbery and 2nd degree theft. Police say she robbed the Community State Bank at 3540 E. 33rd Street Tuesday morning. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:03 PM
  • Names of Des Moines Police Chief Candidates Released

    The list of Des Moines police chief candidates has been narrowed to eight, according to a report submitted by the Des Moines Civil Service Commission for Monday's city council meeting. The report listed each candidate that passed examinations and met all of the requirements of the commission. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 06:02 PM
  • IA Casinos Eye Fantasy Football Wagering

    The head of the Iowa Gaming Association says his members are keeping an eye on the "explosion" in interest in betting on fantasy football on the internet. I-G-A C-E-O Wes Ehrecke says sports and fantasy sports betting are currently illegal in Iowa, but, Iowa casinos want to be "at the table" if any changes are considered. WHO-AM Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 05:07 PM
  • Iowa Soybean Association Celebrates 50 Year Anniversary

    The Iowa Soybean Association's 50th Anniversary Symposium wrapped up in Des Moines on December 18, and the focus of the closing panel centered on what the first 50 years of the 21st century might bring. The United Nations expects global population to skyrocket to 9.6 billion people in the next three or so decades. WHO-TV Des Moines, Fri, Dec 19 2014 @ 07:15 AM
  • PEO chapter starts on the Coast

    On Nov. 8 a new Philanthropic Educational Organization chapter was formed on the Sunshine Coast. Pictured back row, left to right: Joyce Auld, Sahra Hailey, Rebecca Alcock, Pennylane Alcock, Loretta Macklam, Jane Bader, Jamie Alcock, Patricia Baker, Adrienne Relkie, Cheri Kingsland, Martha Tatman, Chris Clayton; front row, seated left to right: Laura Mann, Ann Watson, Yvonne Byzyna, Sandra LeHeup and Donnie McAra. Coast Reporter, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 03:46 PM
  • Liberal Groups Kick Off Their oeRun Warren Run Campaign in Des Moines

    Progressive group MoveOn, joined by Democracy for America launched their effort to draft Elizabeth Warren at a coffee shop in Des Moines. DFA officially joined the effort at the event pledging $250,000, which is on top of the $1 million MoveOn has already promised to put into the first phase of the campaign. KRVN-AM Lexington, Thu, Dec 18 2014 @ 01:50 PM
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