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Day: September 1, 2012


Twins defeat Royals in Game 1

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – KANSAS CITY, Mo. — If Twins righthander Cole De Vries is going to establish himself in the major leagues, he’ll eventually have to

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Florida struggles past Bowling Green

By Matt Watt, The Miami Herald – GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When Anthon Samuel scampered into the end zone from 12 yards out on Saturday, he had plenty of reasons to be excited. The

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Alabama Crimson Tide rolls over Michigan

By Jimmy Burch, Fort Worth Star-Telegram – ARLINGTON, Texas — A pair of Top 10 teams and one Heisman Trophy contender crossed paths Saturday night in Cowboys Stadium. Only No. 2 Alabama exited

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Escaped Iowa convict alert: Donald Tyler

The following offender has escaped from a residential work release facility. The offender was transferred to this facility after being granted a work release by the Iowa Board of Parole. Work Release

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Bullock scores late TD to lift Iowa 18-17

CHICAGO – Sophomore Damon Bullock scored a late touchdown to lift Iowa over Northern Illinois 18-17 Saturday afternoon at Soldier Field in Chicago. Iowa’s only other lead was 3-0 after their first drive

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What American farming is all about

William Smith, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – MOUNT PLEASANT – Just past the dining area in the Wright Family Events Pavilion at McMillan Park sits a 53-foot-long trailer with the words “America’s

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Vilsack comes home

Christinia Crippes, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – MOUNT PLEASANT – Christie Vilsack for president in 2016? Let the rumor mill begin. U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack received the unconventional question about his wife’s

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BTN, Dish Network reach temporary deal

Scott Dochterman, CR Gazette – BTN and Dish Network reached a temporary deal that will enable football fans to watch four season-opening games on the national satellite provider today. “BTN and Dish

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What’s opening in theaters next week

By Rene Rodriguez, The Miami Herald – BACHELORETTE (R): Three former high school mean girls (Kirsten Dunst, Lizzy Caplan and Isla Fisher) are asked to be bridesmaids at the wedding of a friend

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A big day in Chicago

Susan Denk, The Hawk Eye, Burlington, Iowa – CHICAGO – In most ways, this is just like any other season opener. The Iowa Hawkeyes and Northern Illinois Huskies finally get to hit someone

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Rappers indicted in cocaine conspiracy

By Casey Grove, Anchorage Daily News – ANCHORAGE, Alaska—A federal grand jury has indicted 11 people for their alleged roles in dealing large amounts of cocaine in Anchorage and Fairbanks. According to the

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McCartney at the keys of Motown piano

By Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press – DETROIT — After nearly a year of meticulous restoration, one of Motown’s historic pianos will soon make its way back to Detroit — but not before

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