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  • John F. Wasik is a columnist for Reuters.com and author of The Audacity of Help: Obama's Economic Plan and the Remaking of America

    For years, the mantra of American homeownership was to count on home appreciation. Every year like clockwork the value went up and houses were a growing source of wealth.

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    04 Oct 11
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    Volleyball Results:Wat/Ely/Mor 3 St Peter 0St James 3 MLBO 0Blue Earth 3 Fairmont 2Loyola 3 Sleepy Eye 1GFW 3 Lecenter 0Minneota 3 Wabasso 0Lesueur/Hen 3 Mankato East 0 Tennis Result:Blue Earth 6 River Valley 1MIAC …

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    04 Oct 11
  • U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Beyrle attends an Orthodox service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in the U.S., at a church in Moscow September 11, 2011.

    The U.S. ambassador to Russia was quoted on Monday as saying he was confident Russia and NATO would reach an agreement by May to cooperate on missile defense despite Moscow’s statements that the former foes are far from a deal.

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    04 Oct 11
  • The Latest – October 4, 2011

    Here is the latest sports news: McNabb to start against Cards. Lynx look to Game Two. NBA talks continue. McNabb Remains Vikes Starter(Eden Prairie, MN) — Despite an 0-and-4 start, the Minnesota Vikings aren’t ready …

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    04 Oct 11
  • A 100 yuan banknote (R) is placed next to a $100 banknote in this picture illustration taken in Beijing November 7, 2010

    An angry China warned Washington on Tuesday that passage of a bill aimed at forcing Beijing to let its currency rise could lead to a trade war between the world’s top two economies.

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    04 Oct 11
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    QB Donovan McNabb’s job isn’t in immediate danger despite the Vikings’ 0-4 start, coach Leslie Frazier said. WR Bernard Berrian has been targeted 16 times this season and has two catches. He’s often been criticized …

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    04 Oct 11
  • Alabama company turns gun lovers’ ashes into ammunition

    There’s something to be said for going out with a bang.

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    03 Oct 11
  • Casino offers plastic surgery jackpot

    Rolling the dice and playing the slots at one Atlantic City casino may have gamblers in New Jersey cashing in on an unexpected jackpot: botox, cheek implants or liposuction.

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    03 Oct 11