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Bringing some of Kuwait to Iowa

Pam Broeker, a seventh-grade social studies teacher at James Madison, asked students to research any country in the world. One student, Zach Hunter chose Kuwait, since he knew Woods from her days at Corse. “I love an adventure, and I have always thought about leaving to teach internationally,” Woods said. “I actually found the job on the Internet, and I got the opportunity to go overseas to teach.”

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Bringing some of Kuwait to Iowa

Railroad: Derailment minor issue

“They were all upright, but derailed,” Amy McBeth, a spokeswoman for BNSF, said Monday. “It occurred on Industry Road and not on the main line.” Lee County Sheriff’s officials said they received a call that morning, but only referred to a two-car derailment at Mississippi River Road and 320th Street.

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Railroad: Derailment minor issue