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Day: September 5, 2012


Thunderstorm blows through North Iowa

by Jody Spear and Kelly Meyer – MASON CITY – Much damage from the severe thunderstorm that hit Mason City Tuesday night and other surrounding North Iowa areas was still evident Wednesday

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WNBA-leading Lynx stop L.A.

By Amelia Rayno, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — In the moment, Seimone Augustus’ fourth-quarter three-pointer was simply the shot that piled on. The Lynx had long cooled the Sparks, their first-quarter

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Twins hammer White Sox, 18-9

By La Velle E. Neal III, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – CHICAGO — The Minnesota Twins don’t try to explain it. They just enjoy it. Especially Scott Diamond. The Twins pounded an opponent

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Hawkeyes Move Up to 10th in NFHCA Poll

IOWA CITY, Iowa — The University of Iowa field hockey team moved up to No. 10 in the Penn Monto/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division I National Coaches Poll. The Hawkeyes, who

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Students need skills to pay the bills

By Rex Huppke, Chicago Tribune – Parents are often told — by magazines, television news shows and Oprah — that they are doing things wrong. Don’t give kids regular milk; give them organic

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Girl, 7, confined in room with corpse

The Yomiuri Shimbun – NAGOYA, Japan — A 23-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of holding a primary school girl captive for nearly 12 hours in his Nagoya apartment, which may have

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Latino vote not set in stone for Obama

By Hector Becerra, Los Angeles Times – CHARLOTTE, N.C. — After the Republican National Convention last week, some polls indicate that Mitt Romney got a bump among Latinos, although President Barack Obama still

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