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Day: November 21, 2012

Living on the comic edge

By John Cheves, Lexington Herald-Leader – A decade ago, Stephan Pastis abandoned the corporate legal career that he loathed for his dream job of syndicated cartoonist. Pastis launched “Pearls Before Swine,” a smart,

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Lady Trojans stop Riverland, 60-52

MASON CITY – Freshman Lateeka Thompson (Burnsville, Minn.) scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead NIACC to a 60-52 victory over Riverland Community College Tuesday night in the NIACC gym.

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Vikings look to reverse tough run at Soldier

By Dan Wiederer, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — The Minnesota Vikings don’t need much reminding of their recent woes in Chicago. Defensive end Jared Allen, for example, offered up again

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Roy’s knee surgery termed ‘successful’

By Jerry Zgoda, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — Timberwolves guard Brandon Roy is expected to miss the next month after undergoing arthroscopic knee surgery Monday. The team in a statement called the

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Guilty Plea in Aryan Knights Case

BOISE—Joshua Trent, 31, of Boise, Idaho, pleaded guilty today in United States District Court in Boise to possessing an unregistered firearm, U.S. Attorney Wendy J. Olson announced. According to the plea agreement,

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Democrats cheer House gains

By Kim Geiger, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON — In an election year that had threatened to produce a deeper deficit for the House Democratic minority, the party instead narrowed the GOP’s majority

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