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  • High-School-Results-220x145

    Volleyball Results:Marshall 3 New Ulm 0,St James 3 Waseca 1,MVL 3 Cedar Mt/Comfrey 0,BLH/Stewart 3 Cathedral,Springfield 3 Sleepy Eye 0,Wabasso 3 SESM 0,Lecenter 3 Madelia 1,Cleveland 3 Alden/Conger 0,Nicollet 3 St Clair 0,LCWM 3 M.L.G.H.E.C. …

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    05 Oct 11
  • More beer, fewer brawls at Germany’s Oktoberfest

    Revelers at Germany’s Oktoberfest, the world’s largest folk festival, consumed a record 7.5 million liters (1.65 million Imp gallons) of beer during the 17-day party which ended on Monday in blazing sunshine.

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    05 Oct 11
  • Russian media tycoon probed over talk show punch-up

    Russian billionaire and British media magnate Alexander Lebedev is being investigated for throwing a punch at a fellow entrepreneur on a prime time television talk show, prosecutors said Tuesday.

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    05 Oct 11
  • Late Chinese leader Mao Zedong is seen on a 100 yuan (15 USD) banknote in this photo illustration taken in Beijing December 9, 2010

    A sharp rise in China’s yuan currency might cut the U.S. trade deficit by as much as one third and create enough American jobs to put at least a modest dent in the unemployment rate.

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    05 Oct 11
  • A man demonstrates the notebook function of the Samsung Galaxy Note tablet PC during press day at the IFA consumer electronics fair in Berlin,September 1, 2011

    Rival smartphone makers could exploit a rare letdown by Apple in the launch of its new iPhone 4S model, which failed to wow fans, and grab a bigger share of the most lucrative part of the phone market.

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    05 Oct 11
  • Head of the Geneva branch of Wegelin & Co Private Bankers Ivan Adamovich gestures during the Reuters Global Wealth Management Summit in Geneva October 4, 2011

    The world’s wealthiest families have embarked on damage limitation rather than seeking to boost their fortunes as financial turmoil erodes their riches, with some so worried they are putting their money in ‘catastrophe’ portfolios.

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    05 Oct 11
  • A huge Euro logo is pictured past the headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt, September 29, 2011

    Private sector business activity shrank in the euro zone for the first time in two years last month as new orders dried up, stoking fears that the economy could be heading back into recession, surveys showed on Wednesday.

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    05 Oct 11
  • Nestle ad first to pitch at canine customers

    Nestle, one of the world’s biggest makers of pet food, said on Friday it had launched the first television commercial designed especially for dogs, using a high-frequency tone to grab their attention.

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    04 Oct 11