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Day: October 12, 2012

An unusually pristine piece of Mars

By Monte Morin, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Blasted into space by a collision with an asteroid, the jagged hunk of Mars rock tumbled silently through the solar system for 7,000

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Man Indicted for Bomb-Making

BUFFALO, NY—U.S. Attorney William J. Hochul, Jr. announced today that Duncan Badding, 25, of Williamsville, New York, was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of unlawfully making and unlawfully possessing

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A Chinese partnership in Austin, MN

Kevin Coss, Austin Daily Herald, Minn. – Hormel Institute partners with Chinese province; Dayton visits Austin – The delegation from a Chinese province unrolled its gift to Minnesota before the crowd. An intricate

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Does the vice president matter?

By Julia Shaw – It’s clear that Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Paul Ryan want the No. 2 job. But why? After all, the vice presidency hasn’t always been a coveted

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Are these Vikings built to last?

By Dan Pompei, Chicago Tribune – EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Apostle Matthew was not referring to the Vikings when he wrote in his gospel “the last shall be first,” but they would

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