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Day: October 21, 2012


Vikings win when all isn’t right

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Let’s get this out of the way: The Vikings’ 21-14 defeat of Arizona on Sunday was, well, ugly. Unsightly if you’re truly feeling

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Convicted domestic abuser arrested again

SWALEDALE – A Clear Lake man was arrested on domestic assault charges on Friday, October 19th. Joseph Eugene Scarcello, 35, was arrested by Cerro Gordo County sheriff’s deputies in Swaledale at about

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Iowa Man Arrested in Death of Wife

Ogden, IOWA — On Sunday, October 21, 2012, at approximately 10:00 AM, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office communications center received a 911 call. The 911 call was placed by 28 year old

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Cargill goes green at sea

By Jim Spencer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – These days, when Cargill Inc. charters a ship to move agricultural products around the world, the company doesn’t just ask about the rent. It also checks

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Giants rally past Redskins in final minute

By Art Stapleton, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) – EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — The emotions inside MetLife Stadium were extremely high when the football left Eli Manning’s right hand. With 83 seconds remaining and

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Fidel Castro lives, Nicaraguan says

By Juan O. Tamayo, The Miami Herald – MIAMI — Fidel Castro, the former ruler of Cuba, appeared at Havana’s Hotel Nacional and met with Venezuela’s former vice president, according to reports Sunday,

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Deadly car bomb explodes in Damascus

By Patrick J. O’Donnell, Los Angeles Times – BEIRUT—A car bomb exploded Sunday at one of the entrances to Damascus’ Old City, killing 13 people and injuring 29, as an international peace envoy

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Vikings prepare for quick turnaround

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – Focus. Tunnel vision. Concentration. Call it what you will, Leslie Frazier has loads of it right now. That’s why last week, when the Vikings coach was

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Meghan Daum: Madonna’s tone-deaf tattoo

By Meghan Daum, Los Angeles Times – There goes Madonna, classing up the joint again. To show her support of Malala Yousafzai, the 14-year-old Pakistani girl shot and critically wounded by the Taliban

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Sisters Sentenced for Child Sex Trafficking

SACRAMENTO, CA—On Thursday, October 18, 2012, Sacramento residents Tynisha Marie Hornbuckle, 24, and Tamrell Rena Hornbuckle, 26, were sentenced to 15 years and eight months in prison and 12 years and seven

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Israel navy intercepts Gaza-bound protest ship

By Edmund Sanders, Los Angeles Times – JERUSALEM — Israeli navy commandos Saturday intercepted a ship carrying about 30 pro-Palestinian activists as it tried to break through a maritime blockade of the impoverished

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