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Day: March 10, 2012

Tough end for Iowa’s Matt Gatens

Scott Dochterman, CR Gazette – INDIANAPOLIS — Matt Gatens remained composed but a little stunned in the Iowa locker room Friday afternoon. Gatens’ Hawkeyes suffered a 92-75 loss to Michigan State in

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Apple denied permission to sue bankrupt Kodak

By Nathan Olivarez-Giles, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Apple Inc. has been denied permission to file a patent-infringement lawsuit against Eastman Kodak by the film-maker’s bankruptcy judge. Judge Allan Gropper,

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Dave on Demand: The television week in review

By David Hiltbrand, The Philadelphia Inquirer – This is going to sound morbid only because it is. When a celebrity of sufficient stature dies, TV’s high-gloss infotainment shows (“Access Hollywood,” “Extra,” et

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Santorum wins Kansas caucuses

By John Hoeffel, Los Angeles Times – WICHITA, Kan. — Rick Santorum has won the Kansas Republican caucuses, according to The Associated Press and network projections, his eighth statewide victory in the

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Obituary: Mark D. Hinnenkamp

Mark D. Hinnenkamp, 51 of Hanlontown, IA, died Thursday March 8, 2012 at Hospice of North Iowa in Mason City. A visitation will be held on Monday, March 12, 2012, from 5:00

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Lakers dump Love-less Twolves, 105-102

By Mike Bresnahan, Los Angeles Times – MINNEAPOLIS—These are the Los Angeles Lakers nowadays, needing every possible drip of luck and skill to beat a team on the road, even if the opponent

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Minnesota falls to Michigan in overtime

By Amelia Rayno, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – INDIANAPOLIS — In a way, it almost seemed fitting that the Minnesota Gophers would lose this way: in a close game, in overtime, and by missing

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US reports brisk job growth in February

By Don Lee, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Providing solid evidence of a strengthening economy, employers extended their brisk hiring into February — a trend that, if it continues, could change the

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Purdue falls to Ohio State

By Pete DiPrimio, The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.) – INDIANAPOLIS — Purdue couldn’t handle Ohio State’s 1-2 combination of Jared Sullinger and Deshaun Thomas and lost, 88-71, in Friday night’s quarterfinal round of

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Michigan finds the magic against Minnesota

By Mark Snyder, Detroit Free Press – INDIANAPOLIS — On Monday, Michigan coach John Beilein cited the “magical” finish to the regular season. Apparently it followed to the Wolverines to the Big Ten tournament.

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US officials say Assad could survive Syria revolt

By Matthew Schofield, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — Months after the United States sided with rebels against Syrian President Bashar Assad, senior U.S. intelligence officials acknowledged Friday that not only could Assad survive

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Steckman: From the Capitol to You

This week, we spent more time debating in the House and less time in committees. On Wednesday, we passed twenty-five bills with only two being considered controversial. However, we expect that the

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