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Day: January 31, 2012

Coker transfers to Stony Brook

Marc Morehouse, The Gazette, Cedar Rapids, Iowa – Former Iowa running back Marcus Coker, who withdrew from school after being investigated for assault, will transfer to Stony Brook University, a New York school

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Watercooler

Supervisors move to make courthouse safer

by Matt Marquardt – MASON CITY – The Cerro Gordo County Supervisors met Tuesday morning and picked up on a safety issue.  They moved ahead with a recommendation to close the southwest

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Sports

Adelman’s Timberwolves coming together

By Kent Youngblood, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — It was not the first time Wolves coach Rick Adelman had expressed some exasperation. But the question had to be asked, right? So, Monday

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Aikman sizes up the Super Bowl

By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times – Our interview with Troy Aikman is the latest in a series of Q&As with prominent figures. Troy Aikman’s season as Fox’s lead NFL analyst closed Jan.

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Income, assets can’t affect credit score

By Eileen Ambrose, The Baltimore Sun – Marlene Partridge and her husband have a six-figure retirement income, no debt and pay off their credit cards each month. Yet when the 62-year-old former teacher

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Web startups analyze investment choices

By Pete Carey, San Jose Mercury News – SAN JOSE, Calif. — Silicon Valley, birthplace of personal finance and investment heavyweights like Intuit, Financial Engines and Mint, is percolating with new startups that

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Minnesota caucuses coming Feb. 7

By John Myers, Duluth News Tribune, Minn. Jan. 30–Party activists in neighborhoods across Minnesota will gather next week to reorganize the state’s major political parties, pass resolutions on key issues and elect

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The gospel on celebrity and pop culture

Los Angeles Times – From the Los Angeles Times’ Ministry of Gossip blog: ——— NICKI MINAJ TO PERFORM WITH MADONNA IN SUPER BOWL HALFTIME SHOW Slowly but surely, the plans for Madonna’s

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European leaders seek to bolster growth

By Henry Chu, Los Angeles Times – LONDON — European leaders grappling with a stubborn debt crisis reaffirmed their commitment Monday to sign a new pact limiting public spending, but pledged also to

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