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Day: June 1, 2012

Winnebago announces new Vice President

FOREST CITY, Iowa, June 1, 2012 — Winnebago Industries, Inc. has announced the retirement of Raymond M. Beebe from the position of vice president, general counsel and secretary, and the election of

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Obama, Romney campaigns duel in Massachusetts

By Kathleen Hennessey, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — The Massachusetts statehouse steps became the stage for some unscripted political theater on Thursday when the campaigns of Mitt Romney and President Barack Obama

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Outdoor Play: It’s Only Natural

By Stephanie Brindle, Lime Creek Nature Center Naturalist Intern – “Go outside and play!” Not too long ago, this parental command was a summertime staple. With school closed for the extended seasonal

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Suicide attacks target police in Afghanistan

By Ali Safi, McClatchy Newspapers – KABUL, Afghanistan — A series of Taliban bombings targeted police officers across Afghanistan on Thursday, killing nine officers and a civilian, local officials said. The deadliest attack

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Demand for 15-year mortgages surges

By E. Scott Reckard, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — This year’s spate of record low mortgage rates have led borrowers to refinance into 15-year loans at a pace not seen in

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Elderly people pass the smell test

By Amina Khan, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Old people have a reputation for producing a distinct stink that follows them around like, well, a bad odor. Now, chemosensory experts have

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