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Day: September 2, 2012

NIU-Iowa Postgame Quotes

NIU Head Coach Dave Doeren On executing against Iowa… “Playing against a team like Iowa, you have to execute to have a chance.  And I know there were a couple plays offensively

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Corn farmers eager for harvest

Larry Peterson, Creston News Advertiser, Iowa – Last weekend’s rainfall exceeding one inch was a drop in the bucket, literally, compared to what’s needed to salvage the effects of the drought of 2012

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Iowa State beats Tulsa, 38-23

Bill Haisten, Tulsa World, Okla. – AMES, Iowa – Through the first quarter of the first game on the University of Tulsa’s 2012 football schedule, the situation seemed exceedingly positive. The Golden

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The matching 401(k) is making a comeback

By Gail MarksJarvis, Chicago Tribune – After leaving employees to fend for themselves with retirement savings plans in the 2008 financial crisis, companies are now giving employees extra money to stash away for

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Packers rolling a seven on offensive line

By Tom Silverstein, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GREEN BAY, Wis. — Green Bay Packers general manager Ted Thompson is gambling that for now he can go with just seven offensive linemen. Thompson did

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Randy Jackson out of ‘American Idol’?

By Gerrick D. Kennedy, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — “American Idol’s” game of musical chairs may have taken another casualty as new reports claim Randy Jackson is vacating his post as

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US airport terminals upgrade to first class

By Curtis Tate, McClatchy Newspapers – SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A year ago, a dingy, cramped and aging terminal greeted travelers to Sacramento International Airport. The utilitarian, 44-year-old building was designed for another era

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Would cutting out ethanol lower corn prices?

By Sean Cockerham, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — This summer’s brutal weather is the backdrop for a renewed battle between fuel and food interests: The meat industry and several governors want less of

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