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Day: February 20, 2012

Rose returns, leads Bulls past Hawks

By K.C. Johnson, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — Derrick Rose had never before sat for five straight games in his NBA career, so the deafening roar that drowned out his name after public-address

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Nets crash Garden party

By Andy Vasquez, The Record (Hackensack N.J.) – NEW YORK — Apparently, the Nets have found the cure for a team playing its third game in three nights, and five games in six

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Bomber kills 2 at Afghan checkpoint

By Ali Safi, McClatchy Newspapers – KABUL, Afghanistan — A suicide car bomber killed an Afghan police officer and a young girl Monday in the restive southern city of Kandahar, local officials said.

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5 things you’ll hear about Mitt Romney

By Todd Spangler, Detroit Free Press – WASHINGTON — Through dozens of debates, TV spots, spin room appearances and more, the case for and against Mitt Romney has taken shape. With the campaigns

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WISPs bring the Internet to remote corners

Dave DeWitte, CR Gazette – Wireless Internet service providers, long the savior of Internet users in underserved areas, are in a bandwidth race as wire-line Internet service providers spread into their markets.

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Apple wins German patent suit against Motorola

By Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Apple has won a German lawsuit against Motorola Mobility over claims “slide-to-unlock” patents that the iPhone-maker owns were illegally infringed upon. A Munich

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DreamWorks plans China studio

By Richard Verrier, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc. announced plans to build a studio in Shanghai in what the Glendale, Calif., company billed as a landmark agreement

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Santorum says he does not question Obama’s faith

By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times – Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum on Sunday denied questioning President Barack Obama’s Christian faith but said the president has an environmental belief “that elevates the Earth

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Romney plays family card in Michigan

By David Lightman, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney likes to tell people in Michigan he’s one of them — and whether voters see him that way could be crucial in determining

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