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Day: April 22, 2012

Rockies stop Brewers, 4-1

By Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – MILWAUKEE — The situation was perfect, the table set for a dramatic rally. With nobody out, the tying runner on first base and the go-ahead

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Cubs keep finding ways to lose

By Dave van Dyck, Chicago Tribune – CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs find all kinds of ways to lose, sometimes in the same game. On Sunday, they enabled the Reds to score

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Heat expect Chris Bosh back before playoffs

By Shandel Richardson, Sun Sentinel – MIAMI — Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh sat for a third consecutive game, missing Sunday’s home regular-season finale against the Houston Rockets. With two games left,

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Liriano struggles in loss to Rays

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Francisco Liriano fell behind hitters, was visited multiple times by catcher Joe Mauer, looked dejected on the mound,

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How to plant a tree

By Bill Daley, Chicago Tribune – Plant a tree? Sure! If Queen Elizabeth II is out there doing it in her mid-80s, you can too. Of course, HM has a retinue of

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Ragan: Let’s find bipartisan agreement

From State Senator Amanda Ragan: As the 2012 session begins to wrap up, the biggest remaining differences between the Iowa Senate and House involve investments in education. This includes proposals to improve

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Keep your dog safe from rat poison

Are you carelessly hiding rat poison everywhere in your house, mindless of what would happen if your pooch chance to swallow it? Stop right there! Rat poison will have the same effect

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Dig begins in Etan Patz case

By Dalina Castellanos, Los Angeles Times – Authorities began sifting through dirt in a New York City basement Saturday as part of an ongoing search for the remains of Etan Patz, the

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