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Day: March 31, 2013

NBA: Chicago 95, Detroit 94

CHICAGO, March 31 (UPI) — Chicago’s Luol Deng heated up in the fourth quarter Sunday, putting in 14 points down the stretch to carry the Bulls over Detroit 95-94. Deng scored 28

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Steckman: School funding is 410 days late

From Rep. Sharon Steckman – We received a report from the non-partisan Revenue Estimating Committee this week that contained the good news that general revenues to the state are continuing to improve. 

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Weber State Knocks Off UNI in CIT Semis, 59-56

Courtesy: UNI Athletics Communications – CEDAR FALLS, Iowa – The Weber State University Wildcats advanced to the championship game of the 2013 Tournament (CIT) with a 59-56 win over the University

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Signed Beatles album sells for $290,500

DALLAS, March 31 (UPI) — A mint condition, signed mono copy of the Beatles’ “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” album sold for $290,500 at a Dallas auction house, officials said. The

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Park appoints ambassador to U.S.

SEOUL, March 31 (UPI) — South Korean President Park Guen-hye announced she has chosen Ahn Ho-young, a former vice foreign minister, as ambassador to the United States. Ahn, 56, served as an

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Lifetime cancels ‘America’s Most Wanted’

NEW YORK, March 31 (UPI) — Lifetime has canceled “America’s Most Wanted,” effectively ending the reality series after 25 years, TV Guide Magazine reported. Host John Walsh’s production company declined to comment,

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Sen. Rubio cautious on immigration deal

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., says reports a bipartisan group of U.S. senators have agreed on immigration reform “are premature.” Rubio issued a written statement Saturday that

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Bio-fuel fraudster sent to federal prison

WASHINGTON, March 31 (UPI) — Bio-diesel fuel fraudster Jeffrey Gunselman was sentenced to nearly 16 years in a U.S. prison Friday and ordered to repay nearly $55 million. The 30-year-old businessman received

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Israelis worry over U.S. defense cutbacks

TEL AVIV, Israel, March 31 (UPI) — Despite U.S. President Barack Obama’s pledge of “eternal” U.S. support for Israel, the Jewish state still worries that Obama’s heavy defense cuts will jeopardize military

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