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Day: January 19, 2012

Misguided Obama blocks Keystone pipeline

McClatchy-Tribune News Service – It’s going to be a long, long year in Washington. The Obama administration announced Wednesday that it will deny a permit to build the Keystone XL pipeline, an

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Op-ed: Currupt political parties

By Mike Petersen of Mason City – Caucus night 2012, Mitt Romney wins Iowa in one of the closest elections in history-8 votes! He was the establishments candidate. They got their guy

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Winter and the novice driver

AMES, Iowa – Jan. 19, 2012 – Getting behind the wheel for the first time on a wintery day can be nerve-wracking, even for an otherwise “invincible” teenager. Learning to drive can

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Wild trying to right a wayward ship

By Michael Russo , Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – TORONTO — As the Minnesota Wild aired things out in a team meeting in hopes of easing tension that has infiltrated the sinking team, and

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Start 2012 by healing credit score

By Susan Tompor, Detroit Free Press – Getting out of debt is one of the more popular New Year’s resolutions. And frankly, rebuilding credit should be at the top of the list in

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