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    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Jordan Eberle scored early and late to stop the Oilers’ losing streak at four games. It came at the cost of an even longer run of misery for the Minnesota Wild. …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Preview: Vikings @ Redskins

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Don’t touch that dial. There are oh-so-many suspense-filled reasons to tune in when the Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins go at it on Christmas Eve. Can Rex Grossman get through an entire …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Vikings-Musgrave is having a tough first year

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — The odds have been against Bill Musgrave from the start this season. He left his job as quarterbacks coach in Atlanta to become the offensive coordinator inMinnesota, but the lockout …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Minnesota Vikings: Player Watch – Friday

    DT Kevin Williams was limited again in practice because of a knee injury. He’s expected to play, but there’s no question this season has taken its toll on Williams physically and mentally. The team might try …

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    23 Dec 11
  • Iraqi security forces inspect the site of the bomb attack in Baghdad's Shaab District, northern Baghdad, December 22, 2011.

    A wave of bombings killed at least 72 people in Baghdad Thursday, the first attacks since Iraq’s Shi’ite-led government was engulfed in a crisis that risks fracturing the country along sectarian and ethnic lines.

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    22 Dec 11
  • Consumer bankruptcy attorney Linda Tirelli holds up mortgage documents from one of the civil cases she is handling in her White Plains, New York office, December 14, 2011.

    Four years after the banking system nearly collapsed from reckless mortgage lending, federal prosecutors have stayed on the sidelines, even as judges around the country are pointing fingers at possible wrongdoing.

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    22 Dec 11
  • A soldier stands guard near a burnt vehicle after a bomb attack in Alawi district in central Baghdad December 22, 2011

    U.S. intelligence agencies warned that security gains in Iraq could degenerate into sectarian violence after a troop pullout that some officials say left the United States with little leverage in a country it occupied for nearly nine years.

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    22 Dec 11
  • gophers

    THE STORY: Minnesota has won five in a row and will look to make it six when it hosts North Dakota State Thursday at Williams Arena. Julian Welch had a team-high 15 points and four …

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    22 Dec 11