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    Ames High Hockey Coach Dismissed

    Some local news. I have a child that plays hockey in Ames and we're on the mailing list for all Ames hockey news. Apparently, there were some developments over the weekend with the High School Coach that prompted this email received on Feb 27: I received the following email around the lunch...
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    Fire at Ross Hall

    Got an alert at 6:30 this morning that there is a fire at Ross and to avoid the area. Anyone have any more details? They appeared to be doing some renovations a few weeks ago on the first floor entrances, so I'm curious if that's where it started. Update: got an alert just now (7:30) that the...
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    Ennio Morricone has passed away

    He was 91. Morricone’s filmography numbers well into the hundreds, a body of work over seven decades that, much like his most famous soundtracks, speaks for itself. But while he will be best remembered for aurally shaping the spaghetti western as we know it—penning legendary scores for...
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    RV: Q & A

    Hoping that this can help others as well, so I'm leaving the title pretty generic. I had a relative tell me they just purchased an RV and they are hoping to bring it to Ames for a football game. They were wondering what they needed to do to park, how they acquire a decent spot, what kind of...
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    Star Trek: Picard

    Debuting on CBS All Access in 2020. Jeri Ryan makes her return as Seven of Nine from Voyager, as well as Brent Spiner reprising the role of Data.
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    Century Link - Service Down Nationwide

    Not sure if anyone else has noticed this, but CenturyLink is currently experiencing a Nation-Wide outage, affecting internet and phone systems - including 911 emergency service - across multiple states. My phone system at work is CL and we are unable to place outgoing calls. It is quite the...
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    Stephen Hillenburg has passed away

    Creator of SpongeBob SquarePants. Also was a director for Rocko's Modern Life. He passed away due to complications from ALS. He was 57 years old.
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    Hilton South Pacific

    Thank you to all the fans that made the trip. Easily had one of the best crowds in attendance. All the ESPN commentators were quick to praise the fan turnout from Ames. Bill Walton even went so far as to say Duke and Iowa State brought the most money to the islands. That’s a good way to get...
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    Stan Lee passes away at 95
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    11/6 Traffic Thread

    I’m getting ready to leave Ames and there are billboards saying that the I-35 North exit will be closed beginning at 7 PM on Tuesday night. I believe they are going to install some of the beams for the flyover. If this is the case that will be a problem for those of you coming from North of 30...
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    Witcher - New Netflix Series

    Figured there are enough fans of the Witcher series (or at least Witcher 3) that this news deserved it's own thread. Henry Cavill has been cast as Geralt. Cavill played Superman in the new DC films (Man of Steel, BVS & Justice League). The first season will be 8 episodes long.
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    ESPN+: KU and impact on Big12

    I was just noticing that KU’s first two football games will be on ESPN+ (1 home game and 1 away game). Not a big surprise as KU’s Tier 3 TV rights belong to ESPN3. I am not even sure how many KU FB fans will watch anyways, but it got me wondering: Do you think ESPN+ will try to capitalize on...
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    HBO Series: Watchmen

    Due to recent news, I figured it was time to start a new thread about the upcoming HBO series based on the Watchmen graphic novel. Damon Lindelof (Co-Creator of Lost & The Leftovers) will be the showrunner for the series. He published an instagram post that consisted of 5 pages of thoughts...
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    Pioneer/DuPont Pioneer - Now Corteva Agriscience Wonder how much this is going to cost to resurface the basketball court? While Corteva Agriscience™ will be the corporate brand name upon the separation of the division from...
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    Worst Technical Foul In History Of College B-Ball

    This was the second tech called on Boykins that night and led to his removal from the game. Here was his first "technical" foul:
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    Sony - Marvel Movies Thread

    Starting a new thread for the Marvel films that Sony is producing. These films are not tied to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, despite Sony owning the film rights to Spider-Man. Anyways, Sony has two films coming out this year. An animated Spider-Man movie titled Spider-Man: Into the...
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    Dolores O'Riordan (Lead singer of The Cranberries) has passed away

    Cause unknown at this time. She was 46
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    2018 Sci-Fi Movie Milestones

    io9 has made a list of movies celebrating significant anniversaries in 2018. Here are 3 I selected from each of their categories - get ready to feel old: Movies that turn 10 years old: Iron Man The Dark Knight Wall-E Movies that turn 15: X2: X-Men United Finding Nemo Pirate's of the...
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    Disney purchases 21st Century Fox for $52.4 Billion Quoted directly from Press release: 21st Century Fox to spin off Fox Broadcasting network and stations, Fox News, Fox Business, FS1, FS2 and Big Ten...
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    Update: Disney+ will launch Nov 12. Cost for subscription is $6.99/mo or $69.99/year. Disney’s entire “signature collection” will be available at launch (Cinderella, Little Mermaid, Beauty & the Beast, etc) will be available at launch. New Star Wars series “The Mandalorian” will also be...