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Day: November 7, 2012


Magic blown out by Timberwolves

By Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel – MINNEAPOLIS — The prognosticators warned there would be nights like Wednesday’s. Nothing went right for the Orlando Magic against the Minnesota Timberwolves. Plagued by turnovers, errant

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Maine, Maryland back same-sex marriage

By Alana Semuels, Los Angeles Times – CLEVELAND — Maine and Maryland became the first states to back same-sex marriage in the voting booth Tuesday night, buoying gay-rights advocates awaiting results of

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Putin fires embattled defense minister

By Sergei L. Loiko, Los Angeles Times – MOSCOW — Russian President Vladimir Putin fired his defense minister Tuesday amid a criminal investigation into suspected fraud and embezzlement involving military assets. Putin announced

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Branstad pledges cooperation with legislators

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Terry E. Branstad today released the following statement regarding last night’s election results: “Iowa voters once again chose divided government, and their message was unmistakable: They want us

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Vacation plans vary for Packers

By Lori Nickel, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – GREEN BAY, Wis. — Cornerback Davon House walked out of the locker room Sunday after the Green Bay Packers’ fourth straight win with his team

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Sugar Bowl will match Big 12 and SEC

By Blair Kerkhoff, The Kansas City Star – The Big 12 football champion will have a new destination starting with the 2014 season — the Sugar Bowl. And Nebraska could return to

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Magic falls to Bulls

By Josh Robbins, Orlando Sentinel – CHICAGO — The Orlando Magic knew they faced a different kind of challenge Tuesday night than they had encountered in their first two games this season.

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Obama wins second term after defeating Romney

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times – President Barack Obama overcame a disappointingly slow economic recovery and a massive advertising onslaught to win a second term Tuesday night, forging a coalition

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Democrats retain slim majority in Senate

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — Democrats retained a narrow majority in the Senate on Tuesday, but Republicans kept their grip on the House, delivering another divided, and highly

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‘Halo 4’s’ Master Chief is human after all

By Todd Martens, Los Angeles Times – Technology-enhanced super-soldier Master Chief has always been efficient, even by military standards. Drop the “Halo” protagonist on any alien-infested setting featured in the last three games

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Outrage over fatal shooting at L.A. church

By Hector Becerra and Jessica Garrison, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — The congregation was singing and praying Sunday evening inside Principe de Paz, a weathered storefront church on Beverly Boulevard in

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