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Reality Check: Why Are Gas Prices So Low?

AAA is forecasting more travelers will hit the road this Thanksgiving than at any time since 2007.

11/26/2014

Fans cheer during the game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on September 4, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Packers 36-16. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Keidel: Nothing More American Than Autumn And Football

Football reduces us to our most private and primate impulses. We survive winter through the vicarious thrill we get from our favorite football teams.

09/05/2014

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Real Estate Survey Lists Minnesota Among Least Patriotic States

A new list came out that Minnesota is at the top of, but it may not be something we should be proud of. In a new online survey, Minnesota was found to be one of the least patriotic states in America. Minnesota came in 49 out of 50. Last place for patriotism goes to California.

07/04/2014

WACO, TX - OCTOBER 19: Bryce Petty #14 of the Baylor Bears drops back to throw a pass against the Iowa State Cyclones on October 19, 2013 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Cooper Neill/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Baylor’s Bryce Petty Keeps Bears In BCS Hunt

Baylor’s Bryce Petty is probably on the outside looking in on the Heisman Trophy, but a trip to New York for the ceremony is well within reach.

11/14/2013

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DeRusha Eats: World Street Kitchen

World Street Kitchen in Uptown was born as a food truck, and is now all grown up.

02/16/2013

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Running Of The Bulls 2012

One American and two Brits were gored at this years Running of the Bulls

07/09/2012

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Good Question: Which Cars Are The Most American?

The buzz about the Clint Eastwood Super Bowl ad for Chyrsler has put the issue of buying an American car back in the forefront. But in an age when some American cars are assembled overseas, and some Japanese cars are assembled in the U.S., which cars are the most “American?”

02/06/2012

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Freed Hikers, Their Families Thank Senators

Two American hikers held for more than two years in an Iranian prison thanked two U.S. senators for their help in pressing for their release.

10/12/2011

US hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal detained in Iran. (credit: Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images)

Families Maintain Hope Iran Will Release Hikers

The families of two Americans imprisoned in Iran say the news that the men have been sentenced to eight-year terms has hit them hard.

08/21/2011

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Good Question: Can Buying US Products Help The Economy?

When we go to the mall, the labels most of us look at have to do with size and style. But what about where the merchandise comes from?

08/17/2011

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American Crystal To Plant Biotech Beets Again

American Crystal Sugar’s board of directors has decided to have the cooperative’s farmer members plant biotech sugar beet seed again this year, despite a federal court challenge by opponents of genetically modified beets.

03/31/2011

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Muhammad Ali Asks Iran To Free U.S. Hikers

Boxing champ Muhammad Ali is seeking the release of two American hikers from Iran by lobbying the country’s supreme leader in a way that few American dignitaries can: as a brother in Islam.

03/16/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. The mothers of three US hikers detained for 10 months in Iran called for their release as a "humanitarian gesture" after an emotional reunion with their children, an AFP correspondent said. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Families Of US Hikers Hope Case Nearing Resolution

The families of two Americans charged with spying in Iran said Monday they’re glad that Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal were able to proclaim their innocence in a court in Tehran and that they hope the case is nearing an end.

02/07/2011

A picture obtained from Iran's state-run English-language Press TV shows detained US hikers (L-R) Shane Bauer, Sarah Shourd and Josh Fattal waiting to meet their mothers for the first time since their arrest, in the Iranian capital Tehran on May 20, 2010. The mothers of three US hikers detained for 10 months in Iran called for their release as a "humanitarian gesture" after an emotional reunion with their children, an AFP correspondent said. (credit: AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Opens Trial Of 3 Americans On Spy Charges

An Iranian court held closed-door proceedings Sunday in the espionage trial of three Americans — two in custody and one freed on bail — whose 18-month detention has been the subject of impassioned family appeals and backdoor outreach by Washington through an Arab ally in the Gulf.

02/06/2011

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