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Day: August 21, 2012

Profit plummets at struggling Best Buy

By Jackie Crosby, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Best Buy’s new CEO has his work cut out for him. A day after tapping former Carlson Chief Executive Hubert Joly as its new

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Syrian refugees stream into Iraq

By David Enders, McClatchy Newspapers – NEAR FAYSH KHABUR, Iraq — The 20 refugees who walked across the border from Syria refused to go back. “We have to ask our captain,” said

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Wristwatches standing the test of time

By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Wristwatches are ticking back to life. For years, doomsayers predicted the death of the watch as clock-equipped cellphones exploded in popularity. Some

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Flu clinics to be held in September

The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health will be hosting several public flu clinics this year. Here are the locations, dates and times: Ventura Community Center, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 from

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