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    RHP Joe Nathan picked up a handful of dirt from the Target Field mound following the season-ending victory over Kansas City, just as he did after the Twins’ final game at the Metrodome in 2009. …

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    30 Sep 11
  • Turkish morgue is equipped for the living

    Officials in a city in rural eastern Turkey, responding to an ancient local fear of being buried alive, have equipped the local morgue with the latest gadgetry in case any of the bodies stored there have been declared dead by mistake.

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    30 Sep 11
  • Insurance broker launches pizza parlor policy

    In the specialized world of insurance, this one takes the cake — or perhaps the pie — a new policy called “SLICE” specifically designed to protect the owners of pizza parlors.

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    30 Sep 11
  • Shanghai's new financial district skyline is seen from the opposite side of Huang Pu river, which is under re-construction as part of a city facelift for the upcoming 2010 World Expo, in Shanghai July 1, 2009

    Flashed on the side of a building here in Shanghai’s historic Bund district, an image shows a giant ship named “Hony,” setting sail from China, traveling past the Statue of Liberty, past Big Ben, and bringing home crates of golden coins.

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    30 Sep 11
  • A man looks at the WIG20 index on a screen at the Warsaw Stock Exchange September 26, 2011. Central European stocks rebounded with other European bourses on Monday but the Polish zloty fell as unease over the euro zone debt crisis overshadowed last week's central bank intervention

    World stocks fell on Friday with European shares on track to mark their biggest quarterly loss since the collapse of Lehman Bros three years ago as European economic readings compounded pessimism over global growth.

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    30 Sep 11
  • Sport Headlines for 9/30/11

    Volleyball Results:New Ulm 3 Blue Earth 2St Peter 3 St James 1Fairmont 3 MVL 0Sleepy Eye 3 Cathedral 0GFW 3 SESM 0Springfield 3 Cedar Mt/Comfrey 1Wabasso 3 BLH/Stewart 2Nicollet 3 Madelia 0Truman 3 AldenConger 1Lecenter …

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    30 Sep 11
  • A Bank of America customer uses a Bank of America ATM in Charlotte, North Carolina May 11, 2011

    Bank of America Corp plans to charge customers who use their debit cards to make purchases a $5 monthly fee beginning early next year, joining other banks scrambling for new sources of revenue.

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    30 Sep 11
  • The Latest – September 30, 2011

    Here is the latest sports news: The Twins blanked the Royals in their season finale. The Timberwolves officially have a new head coach. An end to the NBA lockout is not close. Twins Blank Royals …

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    30 Sep 11