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  • Arkansas’ lost moon rock found in Clinton’s files

    For years, Arkansas historians have searched for a valuable lunar rock from the Apollo 17 mission, one of the moon rocks NASA presented to each state in the 1970s.

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    23 Sep 11
  • Boy finds 30-year-old human fingers in jar

    A French schoolboy has dug up a glass jar containing severed human fingers preserved in alcohol which police believe may belong to a local carpenter who lost four digits in an accident 30 years ago.

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    23 Sep 11
  • Workers repair electricity lines on the road from the rebel-held city of Misrata to the western frontline in this June 20, 2011 file photo. Libya has deposed Gaddafi with NATO's help, although fierce fighting continues. The country has yet to do many things: restart oil production, pay its workers, write a new constitution and name a transitional government to start. Yet it is a land with deep pockets, and new friends.

    In August, as rebels fought forces loyal to President Muammar Gaddafi, two representatives of a British business consortium took a “rather long and arduous ferry journey from Malta” to the North African country.

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    23 Sep 11
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    Here is the latest sports news: Vikes welcome in Lions. Twins tackle Mariners. Wild take down St. Louis. Lions Look For 3-and-0 Start Against Winless Vikings(Minneapolis, MN) — An NFC North matchup pits the red-hot …

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    23 Sep 11
  • President Barack Obama receives a standing ovation as he addresses a Joint Session of Congress inside the chamber of the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washington September 8, 2011

    Republicans in the House of Representatives regrouped Friday to approve a must-pass spending bill, but the prospect of a government shutdown loomed as Democrats said it would go nowhere in the Senate.

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    23 Sep 11
  • Sport Headlines for 9/23/11

    Volleyball Results:New Ulm 3 Waseca 0Blue Earth 3 St Peter 2Fairmont 3 St James 1Wabasso 3 Sleepy Eye 1BLH/Stewart 3 SESM 0Lakeview 3 Springfield 1GFW 3 MVL 1Nicollet 3 Alden/Conger 0LCWM 3 Madelia 0LeCenter 3 …

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    23 Sep 11
  • 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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    23 Sep 11
  • 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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    23 Sep 11