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  • Preview: Oilers at Wild

    Preview: Oilers at Wild THE STORY: A must-win game in the first week of the season? As foolhardy as that sounds, that likely will be the mind-set of the Minnesota Wild as they prepare to …

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    13 Oct 11
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    WR Devin Aromashodu is eager to return to Chicago and play his former team. He admits he’s circled the date on the calendar. He has the Vikings’ longest TD reception (34 yards) and its longest …

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    13 Oct 11
  • Seattle “superhero” charged with pepper-spray assault

    Self-proclaimed Seattle superhero Phoenix Jones, a vigilante crime fighter, is due in court on Thursday to face charges that he assaulted a group of people with pepper spray outside a nightclub.

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    13 Oct 11
  • Sharks make Aussie golf course lake a real hazard

    Golfers had better hope for a hole in one when playing at one course in the eastern Australian city of Brisbane — the lake is home to aggressive bull sharks.

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    13 Oct 11
  • A Wayson stain of the Yersinia pestis bacterium, responsible for the plague that ravaged Europe between 1347 and 1351.

    Scientists have mapped out the entire genetic map of the Black Death, a 14th century bubonic plague that killed 50 million Europeans in one of the most devastating epidemics in history.

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    13 Oct 11
  • Italian Minister of Agriculture Francesco Saverio Romano (L) talks with Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi during a debate at the lower house of parliament in Rome September 28, 2011

    Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi on Thursday called a vote of confidence in his government, saying a collapse of his center-right coalition now would be catastrophic for the country and its economy.

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    13 Oct 11
  • Clouds pass over Capitol Hill in Washington August 1, 2011.

    They might not be among the jobless protesting against Wall Street, but the rich are angry, too. Furious over U.S. government gridlock, the wealthy have their own form of protest: Refusing to make political contributions.

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    13 Oct 11
  • The Latest – October 13, 2011

    Here is the latest sports news: The Wild and Stars made a deal Wednesday. The Wild and Oilers will hook up at The X. Wild Ships Nystrom To Stars(Frisco, TX) — The Wild traded forward …

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    13 Oct 11