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Day: September 18, 2012

Penalties took heavy toll on Vikings

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — In the moments immediately after Sunday’s unraveling in Indianapolis, Vikings coach Leslie Frazier acknowledged the obvious, admitting his team had set its

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A new battleground in ‘right to die’ debate

By Jake Grovum, – “Right-to-die” advocates have mounted a high-profile initiative in what might seem to be unlikely territory: heavily Catholic Massachusetts. On Election Day, voters in the Bay State will consider

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Politics looms over U.S. move against China trade

By Rob Hotakainen And Anita Kumar, McClatchy Newspapers – WASHINGTON — With election-year politics looming, the Obama administration accused China on Monday of hurting U.S. autoworkers by illegally subsidizing its own auto and

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A cheat sheet on returnees

By Gail Pennington, St. Louis Post-Dispatch – Ah, May. Remember May? Flowers were beginning to bloom, and TV series were wrapping up their seasons with cliffhangers designed to keep us on pins and

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Apple takes orders for 2 million iPhone 5s

By Andrea Chang, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — If record pre-orders are any indication, expect some huge lines when the iPhone 5 hits stores Friday. Apple Inc. obliterated its single-day sales

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Church removes priest for a second time

By John P. Martin, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — The Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Monday said it had suspended a former Northeast Philadelphia pastor to investigate new claims of misconduct involving minors,

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