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Day: August 19, 2012

Two injured in ATV accident Saturday

RURAL ROCKWELL – Around 5:30 pm Saturday, a call to Cerro Gordo County Emergency Units reported an accident involving an ATV at 20625 110th St, south of Rockwell. Two people were injured

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70 years in jail for child porn

Jay Rey, The Buffalo News, N.Y. – Roger S. “Scotti” Luczkowiak faced judgment on Friday for producing child pornography with a 6-year-old and a federal judge showed the Dunkirk man no mercy.

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Drug agents brought in millions

Judy Walton, Chattanooga Times/Free Press, Tenn. – Why did the drug task force agent sit on the side of the road? Because that’s where the money is. A river of drugs and money

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Cubs win nightcap as teams split

By Fred Mitchell, Chicago Tribune – CINCINNATI — The nightcap of Saturday’s day-night doubleheader was a game of several individual firsts for the Cubs, who hung on for a 9-7 victory over

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M’s edge Twins, 3-2

By Joe Christensen, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – SEATTLE — With one victory in their previous eight games, the Minnesota Twins turned to Scott Diamond on Saturday night at Safeco Field, hoping another

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How to age with grace

By Katy Read, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – We’d all love to age gracefully, but it might be easier if we knew what the heck that meant. Does aging gracefully mean cheerfully accepting gray

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, The Miami Herald – Opening Wednesday: HIT AND RUN (R) Dax Shepard co-wrote and co-directed this road comedy about a retired getaway driver (Shepard) who busts out of the Witness

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Good bullpens make playoff contenders

By Phil Rogers, Chicago Tribune – Want to have a good team? Then build a good bullpen. Relief pitchers often seem like afterthoughts, especially the guys who wind up working the sixth

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