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Day: May 15, 2013

Markets extend record setting trend

NEW YORK, May 15 (UPI) — U.S. stock indexes pushed further into record territory Wednesday with financial stocks leading the charge. Both the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard and Poor’s

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NBA: Miami 94, Chicago 91

MIAMI, May 15 (UPI) — Shane Battier ignited a fourth-quarter comeback Wednesday that pushed Miami into the Eastern Conference finals with a 94-91 win over Chicago. The shorthanded Bulls gave the defending

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NIACC track national preview

HUTCHINSON, Kan. – The NIACC men’s and women’s track and field teams compete in the NJCAA national meet Thursday through Saturday. The NIACC men qualified six individuals and the 4×800-meter relay for

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Aaron Harris murder trial underway

by Jody Spear – MASON CITY – After a day of deciding on a jury, the trial of Aaron John Harris, 36, who is charged with First Degree Murder started Wednesday morning

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NIACC opens district play Saturday

GLENDIVE, Mont. – The NIACC baseball team plays Miles Community College at 10 a.m. (Montana time) Saturday and Dakota County Technical and Community College at 1 p.m. (Montana time) in the opening

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NBA: Indiana 93, New York 82

INDIANAPOLIS, May 14 (UPI) — George Hill put in 26 points and the Indiana Pacers posted a big rebounding edge Tuesday, besting New York 93-82 for a 3-1 lead in their playoff

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Father charged after child shot

TULLAHOMA, Tenn., May 14 (UPI) — A Tullahoma, Tenn., man was arrested after he shot his 13-month-old child while taking apart a handgun in his apartment, police said. Kevin Sayre, 26, was

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Afghan training emerging as NATO focus

BRUSSELS, May 14 (UPI) — NATO forces in Afghanistan need to provide clear military guidance as they prepare for a 2014 training mission, a commander said from Brussels. NATO forces working to

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China publishes human rights white paper

BEIJING, May 14 (UPI) — Living standards, development and social security have made gains in China, the government said in a human rights report published Tuesday. The Chinese government published a white

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