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Day: June 12, 2012

Sports

Twins keep Phillies on the skids, 11-7

By Matt Gelb, The Philadelphia Inquirer  – MINNEAPOLIS — Manager Charlie Manuel and his optimistic Phillies players keep speaking about rock bottom as if it has already happened in this charmless 2012 season.

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Iowa, Nebraska to Begin Bridge Discussions

The Burt County (Nebraska) Bridge Commission, Iowa Department of Transportation, and Nebraska Department of Roads have begun talks regarding needed repairs and planning for long-term sustainability of the Missouri River Bridge that

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‘Bomb threat’ is false alarm

Latasha Everson, The Tifton Gazette, Ga. – TIFTONA Kentucky man and woman were arrested Thursday afternoon for being under the influence of drugs after allegedly thinking that there was an explosive device

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Rural Hampton home burned on Monday

HAMPTON, IA – A farm house just outside the city limits of Hampton suffered major damage Monday at 12:26 PM, according to the Hampton Police Department. The home, located at 1703 Iowa

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Photo of the day: Snapper on the road

Photo submitted by an NIT reader. It (appears) to be a snapping turtle. It was encountered in the early morning hours on Grouse Avenue south of Clear Lake. The turtle was shooed

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Vikings’ Simpson suspended for 3 games

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Since signing Jerome Simpson as a free agent in late-April, the Vikings have shined a bright spotlight on the wide receiver’s potential.

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Twins patient with young shortstop

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Twins continue to believe that rookie Brian Dozier is their answer at shortstop, someone capable of making all the

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