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Day: April 24, 2012

Housing market may be on rise at last

By Alejandro Lazo, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — The housing market’s long, cold winter may finally be heading into a springtime thaw. New data show price declines easing in big

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Twins routed by Red Sox

By Joe Christensen, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Twins hitters drew a few more groans from Target Field’s patrons Tuesday night, as their struggles with runners in scoring position continued during

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Timberwolves still missing a few pieces

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — These final, failing weeks have brought more than echoes of Timberwolves seasons past, when they went more than three years without winning an

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Vikings should take Claiborne at No. 3 spot

By Mark Craig, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — We’ve all said it at some point during this mind-numbing and seemingly endless NFL draft buildup. “Matt Kalil,” we’ve said, “makes the most

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Watch out for scam that pays you to drive your own car

From the IC3: Although some businesses legitimately pay to advertise their companies’ logos on people’s personal vehicles, the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has received several notifications regarding a similar—but completely bogus—offer.

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MC Schools construction update

From the Mason City School District: John Adams Middle School renovation: Phase 3A – Larson Contacting o Interior work is complete. o Exterior sheet metal and landscaping should be complete by the

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Nebraska DT is commit No. 5

Marc Morehouse, CR Gazette – Nathan Bazata doesn’t come with a mile-high stack of offers. In fact, it was Iowa and South Dakota State. Bazata is the exact player Iowa coach Kirk

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New rules aim to speed up short sales

By Jim Buchta, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The short sale process could get a lot quicker starting this summer under new rules that will require lenders to respond to offers within

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