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Day: December 17, 2011

Sports

Iowa blasts Drake, 82-68

Fran McCaffery’s Iowa Hawkeyes got back on track Saturday night with a solid victory over a good Drake basketball team. “It was a focused effort,” McCaffery said. “It wasn’t perfect, but it

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Rick Perry headed for Mason City

Texas Governor Rick Perry is headed for Mason City today (Saturday) at 5:15 pm for a town hall meeting. 5:15 p.m. – Mason City Townhall Meeting Music Man Square 308 South Pennsylvania

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Hawkeyes face difficult Drake

IOWA CITY – It’s the last chance for the Iowa basketball team to get a win over an in-state rival. At this point, the Hawkeyes would take any victory over any opponent.

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NIACC men win, 81-75 over Mesabi Range

VIRGINIA, Minn. – NIACC’s men’s basketball team is back at a .500-record after an 81-75 win over Mesabi Range Community Technical College on Friday night. The win moved NIACC to 7-7. The

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NIACC women win, 58-51 over Mesabi Range

VIRGINIA, Minn. – The NIACC women’s basketball team topped Mesabi Range Community and Technical College 58-51 on Friday night behind a career-high 31 points from Kika Greenlee (St. Louis Park, MN). Georgina

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Canadian WR makes it 16 for the Hawkeyes

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa Iowa picked up its third commitment this week when wide receiver Tevaun Smith announced via Twitter on Thursday night that “Just made it official .

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Sports

Cartwright due back against Bulldogs

John Bohnenkamp, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa IOWA CITY – Bryce Cartwright likely will be back on the court for the Iowa basketball team on Saturday when the Hawkeyes play host to

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No quit in Clayborn

Roy Cummings, Tampa Tribune, Fla. TAMPA — Buccaneers rookie defensive end Adrian Clayborn welcomed his mother’s decision to move with him to Tampa Bay. At the same time, he applauded her decision

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Vikings’ Allen shows his mushy side

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) MINNEAPOLIS — One thing about Jared Allen, he’s never lacked for confidence. So when asked earlier this week to deliver a self-analysis of his abilities as

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Fans returning for the Wild

By Chip Scoggins, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Wild returned home from a long, successful road trip Wednesday with the most points in the NHL. The opponent that night,

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Consumer prices unchanged in November

By Jeffry Bartash, MarketWatch WASHINGTON — The prices paid by consumers for a broad range of goods and services were unchanged in November, mainly because of declining energy costs, government data showed

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Now as always, Gary Oldman’s a genius

By Michael Phillips, Chicago Tribune CHICAGO — A quarter century ago, a South London-bred actor named Gary Oldman ignited the role of Sid Vicious of The Sex Pistols in director Alex Cox’s

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