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Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from Islamic State militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive, raising doubts that a rapidly approaching Thursday sunset deadline for a prisoner swap set by the group can be met.

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Researchers from Asia say they have found a fossil of a human that is unlike anything yet discovered, CNN reported. The fossil — a jawbone — was discovered by a Taiwanese fisherman several years ago, and scientists have been studying it...

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Katy Perry, the pop star with more Twitter followers than anyone on Earth, is set to take the halftime stage at the Super Bowl on Sunday. What will she sing? What will she wear? How many people dressed as cats will be involved?

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The city of Newton plans to continue moving forward on a project to address spacing and maintenance needs at the current police department facility.Newton PD and the Harvey County Sheriff now share an office, but the building no longer...

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Attend a public meeting for the Newton Bicycle Master Plan from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the Newton Unified School District Building, 308 E. First St. Learn about the Newton Bicycle Master Plan and share your thoughts about cycling in...

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Meals on WheelsThe following is the Meals on Wheels menu for Sunday, Feb. 1 through Saturday, Feb. 7 Items for people with diabetes are listed in parentheses.Sunday — Roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy,...

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Matthew Garber, 17 of Newton; son of Gyles and Kathy Garber,  received his Eagle Scout Award Jan. 24 during an Eagle Scout Court of Honor Ceremony at Faith Mennonite Church.The Eagle Scout Award is the highest rank in Boy...

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