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  • U.S. President Barack Obama speaks before signing the American Invents Act at Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology in Virginia, September 16, 2011

    President Barack Obama will lay out a plan on Monday to cut the U.S. deficit, striking a populist tone aimed at galvanizing his Democratic Party base ahead of the November 2012 election.

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    19 Sep 11
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    Like Joe Mauer and Tsuyoshi Nishioka before him, first baseman Justin Morneau was officially shut down for the season on Sunday, essentially because of a concussion suffered Aug. 28, though the team revealed he also …

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    19 Sep 11
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    Shelley Duncan homered and doubled during Cleveland’s six-run seventh inning as the visiting Indians rallied for a 6-5 victory over the struggling Minnesota Twins on Sunday. Duncan led off the inning with a homer into …

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    19 Sep 11
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    LeGarrette Blount found the end zone with 31 seconds left and finished with 71 yards and two touchdowns as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers dominated the second half to pull out a 24-20 victory over the …

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    19 Sep 11
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    18 Sep 11
  • Minnesota State Amateur Hall of Fame

    Former New Ulm wrestler, Ali Bernard, took a bronze medal at the World Championships in Turkey. The New Ulm native pinned a wrestler from Kazikstan in 1:44 to finish in third place. Bernard finished the …

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    17 Sep 11
  • Eurogroup president Jean-Claude Juncker arrives for an informal meeting of the Economic and Financial Affairs Council (ECOFIN) in Wroclaw September 17, 2011

    EU finance ministers agreed on Saturday that European banks must be strengthened in the follow-up to July stress tests as a report said a “systemic” crisis in sovereign debt now threatened a new credit crunch.

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    17 Sep 11
  • General Motors Chairman and CEO Dan Akerson (L) and United Auto Workers Union President Bob King shake hands during opening ceremonies of the GM-UAW Contract Negotiations on the factory floor of the Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant in Hamtramck, Michigan, in this July 27, 2011

    General Motors Co and the United Auto Workers union reached a proposed contract for about 48,500 production workers that would create new U.S. factory jobs and include profit-sharing bonuses.

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    17 Sep 11