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Day: July 19, 2012

Marlins fall to Cubs, 4-2

By Juan C. Rodriguez, Sun Sentinel – CHICAGO — His hope is flickering, but not extinguished. Miami Marlins President of Baseball Operations Larry Beinfest has confidence in this team, that it can

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Orioles hang on for 4-3 win over Twins

By Eduardo A. Encina, The Baltimore Sun – MINNEAPOLIS — Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter calls the month after the All-Star break the true dog days of summer. It’s the critical time

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10 reasons why we love Batman

By Barry Koltnow, The Orange County Register – The box-office numbers for the blockbusters “The Hunger Games” and “The Avengers” were pretty impressive earlier this year, but there are many movie fans

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Neil Young fans will want to take this journey

By Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – Forget Crosby, Stills and Nash and maybe even Crazy Horse. Jonathan Demme might be Neil Young’s ultimate collaborator. The third tête-a-tête between the “Philadelphia” filmmaker

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HBO dominates the Emmy nominations

By Susan King and Rene Lynch, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — As HBO dominated the Emmy nominations on Thursday morning, nominees in the outstanding miniseries or movie category ranked among

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Timberwolves lose Batum to Trail Blazers

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — The Timberwolves’ tireless, seemingly timeless pursuit of restricted free agent Nicolas Batum finally did end on Wednesday, when Portland officially matched the rich

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‘Dark Knight Rises’ sinks

By Christopher Kelly, McClatchy Newspapers – Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight Rises” aims to be nothing less than the be-all, end-all of the comic-book genre, a movie that encapsulates all the superhero

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Grassley: Health Law “Taxes” the IRS

From Senator Charles Grassley – The highest court in the land issued a landmark decision just days before the United States celebrated its 236th anniversary declaring independence from a tax-happy monarchy.  I

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