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Day: January 27, 2013

NHL: St. Louis 5, Minnesota 4 (OT)

ST. LOUIS, Jan. 27 (UPI) — Vladimir Sobotka tallied 2:16 into overtime Sunday, lifting the St. Louis Blues to a 5-4 decision over Minnesota. On the game-winner, Andy McDonald got the puck

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NFL: NFC 62, AFC 35

HONOLULU, Jan. 27 (UPI) — Minnesota tight end Kyle Rudolph hauled down five passes for 122 yards and a score Sunday, pacing the NFC to a 62-35 defeat of the AFC in

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NBA: Boston 100, Miami 98 (2OT)

BOSTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) — Paul Pierce notched a triple-double and hit a go-ahead basket in the second overtime Sunday, helping Boston snap a six-game skid with a 100-98 win over Miami.

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COL BKB: Creighton 81, Southern Ill. 51

CARBONDALE, Ill., Jan. 27 (UPI) — Doug McDermott helped No. 12 Creighton break a two-game skid with 21 points and 10 rebounds Sunday in the Bluejays’ 81-51 pounding of Southern Illinois. Grant

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Obama: Holocaust Day time for commitment

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) — President Obama Sunday said International Holocaust Remembrance Day must be a day for mourning those killed and for resolving to fight hatred and persecution. The Holocaust was

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Ryan: GOP has to ‘expand our appeal’

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) — U.S. Rep Paul Ryan, R-Wis., the Republican U.S. vice presidential nominee in 2012, said Sunday the election outcome suggests his party must “expand our appeal.” In an

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State of emergency in 3 Egyptian cities

CAIRO, Jan. 27 (UPI) — Egyptian President Morsi declared a state of emergency in three cities after seven people were killed Sunday during a funeral for protesters killed Saturday. The state of

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MCPD says stay off city streets

MASON CITY – The Mason City Police Department is recommending no travel at this time.  Especially “City” streets are 100% iced covered.  The Mason City Police Department has answered numerous accidents already

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Bill ties balanced budget to impeachment

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) — A Republican congressman proposed a constitutional balanced-budget amendment that includes the hammer of presidential impeachment. Rep. Mo Brooks, R-Ala., offered the proposal this week, which calls for

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Fuel removed from grounded minesweeper

MANILA, Jan. 26 (UPI) — The U.S. Navy has removed 15,000 gallons of diesel fuel from the USS Guardian, a minesweeper that ran aground off the Philippines, officials say. Rear Admiral Thomas

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NYC goes 9 days without homicides

NEW YORK, Jan. 26 (UPI) — Freezing temperatures in New York City appear to have cut the crime rate in the Big Apple with no homicides reported for nine days, police said.

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Anonymous threatens Justice Department

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) — Hackers claiming to be with the group Anonymous threatened to release sensitive U.S. Justice Department documents as retaliation for the death of Aaron Swartz. The group posted

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Verizon, AT&T in wireless spectrum deal

NEW YORK, Jan. 25 (UPI) — Verizon Wireless says it is selling some spectrum to AT&T for $1.9 billion as U.S. carriers scramble for bandwidth to carry increasing smartphone data traffic. Verizon

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State electoral changes could favor GOP

WASHINGTON, Jan. 25 (UPI) — Several Republican-dominant states may alter the way electoral votes are allocated in hopes of tipping the balance of power to the GOP, officials say. Rather than the

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NBA: Charlotte 102, Minnesota 101

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Jan. 26 (UPI) — Gerald Henderson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 4.6 seconds left Saturday and Charlotte beat Minnesota 102-101 to break a 16-game home losing streak. Henderson finished with

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