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  • Co-founder and former CEO of Yahoo! Inc. Jerry Yang arrives for the announcement of a commitment pledge at the Clinton Global Initiative in New York in this September 22, 2010 file photo

    Yahoo Inc co-founder Jerry Yang has quit the Internet company he started in 1995, appeasing shareholders who had blasted the Internet pioneer for pursuing an ineffective personal vision and impeding investment deals that may have transformed the struggling company.

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    17 Jan 12
  • Romney says he is taxed at around 15 percent rate

    Republican Mitt Romney acknowledged Tuesday that his income tax rate is “probably closer to 15 percent than anything,” suggesting that one of the wealthiest people to ever run for U.S. president pays a much lower rate than most Americans.

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    17 Jan 12
  • Close shave for Britain’s eBay athlete

    A shaving company has come to the rescue of a British athlete who put himself up for auction on eBay to secure sponsorship for the London Olympics only to find the winning bidder was a hoax.

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    17 Jan 12
  • wild

    THE STORY: What had started out as a season of promise for the Minnesota Wild has taken another giant step in the wrong direction. Captain Mikko Koivu, who leads the team in scoring, is expected …

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    17 Jan 12
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    It was quite a turnaround week for Tubby Smith’s Golden Gophers. Minnesota began the week with a four-game losing streak, an 0-4 record in the Big Ten this year and 10 straight conference losses dating …

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    17 Jan 12
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    Kevin Love had 33 points and 11 rebounds and Luke Ridnour scored 25 to spark the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 99-86 victory over the visiting Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Love now has double-doubles in …

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    17 Jan 12
  • Sports-Results

    Womens Basketball: Gustavus 87 Concordia 72, St Thomas 68 Bethel 66,

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    17 Jan 12
  • Three area athletes will be training for Olympics

    Three youth fastpitch softball players will train at the Olympic Center in Chula Vista, Calif, this week. Brandon Gilman and Brent Meshke of Lake Crystal, Minn., along with Michael Lewis of Amboy, Minn., have been …

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    17 Jan 12