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  • Gregg Easterbrook is the author of the bestselling 2010 book "Sonic Boom," as well as five other books of nonfiction and two novels. He is a contributing editor to The Atlantic, The New Republic and The Washington Monthly, a former visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution and distinguished fellow of the Fulbright Foundation, and writes the Tuesday Morning Quarterback column for ESPN.

    All the leading Republican presidential contenders except Jon Huntsman are denouncing government, with high vituperation. Yet all have spent some to most of their adult lives as office-holders, enjoying the perquisites of government and pocketing some of the public spending they say they oppose.

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  • Traders work at their desks in front of the DAX index board at Frankfurt's stock exchange September 9, 2011

    European shares fell on Friday after a fresh pledge of support from leading global economies to shore up the financial sector failed to placate markets, leaving them on course for a fifth straight month of losses.

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  • MLB: Seattle Mariners at Minnesota Twins

    Rene Tosoni’s two-out double in the ninth inning plated Trevor Plouffe to allow the host Minnesota Twins to snap an 11-game losing streak with a 3-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. After Plouffe …

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    22 Sep 11
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    This is the first Twins season I can remember when I can hardly wait for it to end. Covering the games near the end has been brutal…kind of like watching a family member getting beat up, and not being able to do anything about it.

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    22 Sep 11
  • Players of the Week

    The Players of the Week for the week of September 24th are as follows: The Volleyball Player of the Week is Anna Hildebrandt from New Ulm.The Offensive Player of the week is Allen Van Dien …

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    22 Sep 11
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    Two games into the season and the Vikings are already at a critical juncture that could start determining when the Donovan McNabb era ends and when the Christian Ponder one begins. After becoming the first …

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    22 Sep 11