Sports
  • The Latest – November 17, 2011

    Here is the latest sports news: The Twins signed a veteran infielder Wednesday. The Wild will begin a six-game homestand against Colorado tonight. Twins Ink Carroll(Minneapolis, MN) — The Twins signed veteran infielder Jamey Carroll …

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    17 Nov 11
  • Kill wants progress out of Gophers

    Coach Jerry Kill knows victories can’t be the only barometer he uses to judge his team. The Golden Gophers are 2-8 overall and in last place in the Legends Division of the Big Ten with …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Minnesota Vikings: Player Watch

    QB Christian Ponder had a rough outing, going 16 for 34 with an interception and a 52.3 passer rating. But it’s still a positive experience for the rookie to be starting against the Packers at …

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    16 Nov 11
  • hockey

    Cal Clutterbuck recorded the game-winner in the third period as the Minnesota Wild overcame a two-goal deficit to beat the host Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2 on Tuesday. Matt Cullen added his eighth tally and Nick …

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    16 Nov 11
  • Defense chief clashes with senators over Iraq

    Defense Secretary Leon Panetta rejected accusations at a heated Senate hearing on Tuesday that U.S. politics helped drive the decision to completely withdraw from Iraq this year without leaving any troops behind as trainers.

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    16 Nov 11
  • Prime Minister designate Mario Monti gestures as he talks during a news conference at Giustiniani palace in Rome, November 15, 2011.

    The European Central Bank stepped in to stem an accelerating sell-off of euro zone government bonds on Wednesday, traders said, after the United States called for more decisive action to halt a spreading sovereign debt crisis.

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    16 Nov 11
  • Supreme Court to hear in vitro fertilization benefits

    The Supreme Court said on Monday it would decide whether children conceived through in vitro fertilization after the death of their parent were entitled to survivor benefits under the Social Security law.

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    16 Nov 11
  • Struggling barber tells customers to pay what they can

    After more than 20 years of renting chairs from other barbers, Gregory Burnett finally opened his own shop, but the down economy has been hard on the haircut business.

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    16 Nov 11