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Day: November 26, 2012

Big Ten/ACC Challenge a challenge for Iowa

Scott Dochterman, CR Gazette – BLACKSBURG, Va. — Fran McCaffery has little history associated with the Big Ten-ACC Challenge, other than his time as Iowa’s head basketball coach. But with two losses

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Cyber Scammers Target Holiday Shoppers

From the FBI: Holiday Shopping Tips In advance of the holiday season, the FBI reminds shoppers to beware of cyber criminals and their aggressive and creative ways to steal money and personal

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Army Releases October Suicide Data

The Army released suicide data for the month of October.  During October, among active-duty soldiers, there were 20 potential suicides:  five have been confirmed as suicides, and 15 remain under investigation.  For

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BCS standings: Irish hold top spot

By Brant Parsons, Orlando Sentinel – Notre Dame will likely play the winner of the SEC championship in the BCS title game in January the latest BCS standings reveal. The Fighting Irish, the

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Packers outplayed, overwhelmed by Giants

By Bob McGinn, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel – EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — If anyone thought Mike McCarthy’s Green Bay Packers were immune from dreadful, they can think again. Soundly outplayed in the trenches

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Hamas official predicts a swift rebuilding

By Edmund Sanders, Los Angeles Times – GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Following its eight-day clash with Israel, Hamas will seek $1 billion in reconstruction aid from the Arab world and international community

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Shopping season off to strong start

By Shan Li and Adolfo Flores, Los Angeles Times – Opening their doors earlier than ever for Black Friday paid off for retailers as shoppers mobbed malls thick with sales, snapping up electronics,

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Iowa State Falls To Old Dominion 22-13

AMES, Iowa – A crowd of 2,055 was present at Hilton Coliseum today as the Iowa State wrestling team opened up its dual season against Old Dominion. The Monarchs were victorious, winning

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NASA gets a good look at huge dust storm on Mars

By Joseph Serna, Los Angeles Times – NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter and two planet-based explorers are tracking a huge dust storm, offering scientists an opportunity to study the planet’s weather like none they’ve

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Box office gets a holiday feast

By Amy Kaufman, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — There were three fresh offerings at the box office over the Thanksgiving holiday, but moviegoers opted for leftovers instead. For the second consecutive

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Jack Jablonski: After the hit

Pam Louwagie, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – The pedals on the stationary bike rotate in smooth circles, methodically pushing and pulling Jack Jablonski’s paralyzed legs. Wires from 20 electrodes dangle from his legs and

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