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Day: October 28, 2012

Giants get a helping hand from Cowboys

By Art Stapleton, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) – ARLINGTON, Texas — John Mara seemed to be going in every direction but the one he wanted, scrambling for some semblance of calm near the

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Tebow has become irrelevant

By Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES—Forbes surveyed NFL fans and this week published lists of the league’s most and least popular players, mostly just water-cooler fodder. But it was interesting

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Stafford rallies Lions past Seahawks

By Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press – DETROIT — He was in his hospital bed, gown on, looking like his leg had just been amputated, Dominic Raiola said. But when the Lions finished

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Rams rocked by Patriots 45-7

By Jim Thomas, St. Louis Post-Dispatch – LONDON — The St. Louis Rams got some sightseeing in during their week-long stay in the England. Among other things, they saw the Tower of London

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Redbirds Slow Down Panthers, 33-21

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications –  CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The University of Northern Iowa Panthers fell to the No. 17 Illinois State Redbirds, 33-21. The White Out game in the UNI-Dome featured the Panthers wearing

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CEOs to D.C.: Get serious

The following editorial appeared in the Los Angeles Times: Chief executives of more than 85 major U.S. corporations jumped into the debate over the federal budget mess Thursday, calling on Washington to

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Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel denied parole

By Alaine Griffin, The Hartford Courant – SUFFIELD, Conn. — Even before the Connecticut state Board of Pardons and Paroles denied his release from prison Wednesday, Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was looking ahead

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Learn how to find solutions on the job

By Cindy Krischer Goodman, The Miami Herald – Most days, real estate agents storm into Ron Shuffield’s office with problems. They might have a closing that’s about to blow apart or a commission

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Evangelical support grows for Romney

By Mitchell Landsberg, Los Angeles Times – COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Celebration Church sits tucked away in the corner of a repurposed shopping mall, one of the more modest venues for worship in

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The Michael Vick Experience is different now

By Zach Berman, The Philadelphia Inquirer – A commercial debuted in 2004 near the peak of Michael Vick’s popularity. Vick was 24 then, and his never-before-seen combination of speed and passing prowess made

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Marlin to become a Hawkeye

Larry Peterson, Creston News Advertiser, Iowa – It was probably destiny. When Creston High School senior Jake Marlin was born, longtime University of Iowa wrestling coach — and former Iowa State wrester —

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On The Money: Getting debt under control

By Chuck Myers, McClatchy-Tribune News Service – Finding a solution to personal debt is not always easy. Careful debt management and consolidation, however, can help individuals rein in the debt burden. Several websites

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