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Day: June 24, 2012

How the recession changed school funding

By Ben Wieder, – The recent recession scrambled the traditional balance in education funding, according to a report released yesterday by the U.S. Census Bureau. For the first time in 16

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Twins shut out in Cincinnati

By Joe Christensen, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – CINCINNATI — The Minnesota Twins went 4-1 in their first five interleague games, raising hope that this part of the schedule could help return them

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Earnhardt sees a career revival

By Curtis Pashelka, Contra Costa Times – Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he was looking forward to Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350. That should have been the first indication that something is different with

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Cubs fall to Diamondbacks

By Paul Sullivan, Chicago Tribune – PHOENIX — Despite hitting a two-run home run to give the Cubs the lead, Paul Maholm went another start without a win. He was yanked during

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Ortiz quits with a busted jaw

By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Josesito Lopez didn’t come to Staples Center on Saturday night just to fight, but to give the performance of his lifetime. By

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‘Great’ stays just a game

By Mary McNamara, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — One could try to avoid comparing TNT’s new reality show “The Great Escape” with CBS’ long-running and perpetually Emmy-winning reality show “The

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Two Most Wanted Fugitives Arrested

Albuquerque, NM – The United States Marshals Service in El Paso Texas arrested Juan Cruz (33) in El Paso Texas, Tuesday June 5, 2012 on an outstanding warrant for a Failure to

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Funeral notice: Joseph Andrea, 77

Joseph Andrea, 77, of 1043 Crestmore Way, died Wednesday, June 20, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center-North Iowa.  Arrangements are pending at Fullerton Funeral Home.  Online condolences may be left at A

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