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Twins Begin Spring Training With Many Questions

For a long stretch in Fort Meyers, the big question was: “Will the Twins ever beat the Yankees in the playoffs?” From six divisional titles in nine years to back-to-back last-place finishes – what has happened to the Twins?

02/18/2013

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U Of M Grad Appointed To Embattled Fla. Insurer

The state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has hired a journalist to help the frequently embattled insurer with its image.

02/15/2013

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Caruso Wins Third Straight National Coach Of The Year Award

St. Thomas football coach Glenn Caruso has the luxury of enjoying Monday night’s BCS national championship game in Miami, getting to watch Notre Dame face Alabama in person.

01/07/2013

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Bloomington Student Wins National Chess Tournament

David Floeder, a student at Olson Middle School in Bloomington, won the National K-12 U.S. Chess Federation Championship in Orlanda, Fla., last month.

01/07/2013

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What To Expect Before Joining A Homeowner Association

Most homeowners associations come with a lot of rules. But they also come with plenty of benefits.

11/28/2012

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Twins Spring Training Home Gets Upgrade Approval

The Minnesota Twins will have a fancier home for spring training and their minor league operations.

11/07/2012

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Former Viking Michael Bennett Gets 15 Months For Fraud

A former NFL first-round draft pick has received a 15-month federal sentence for taking part in a Florida fraud scheme.

10/27/2012

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Final Debate Coverage: Barack Obama Vs. Mitt Romney

Follow along with what’s happening on social media with the final presidential debate between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in Boca Raton, FL.

10/22/2012

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Gophers’ Mbakwe Won’t Face Jail Time For Violating Probation

Gophers basketball player Trevor Mbakwe went before a Florida judge Friday morning in a sentencing hearing hoping to avoid jail time after violating probation.

10/19/2012

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Romney & Isaac Are The Big Names At RNC

The two big names to watch at the Republican National Convention are Mitt and Isaac. Tropical Storm Isaac just missed the Florida coast and the RNC, but it’s forcing the RNC to cram 4 days into 3.

08/27/2012

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Opinion: Ryan VP Pick Changes Electoral Math

Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.

08/14/2012

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Escaped Wis. Prisoners Caught In Florida

Two men suspected in a crime spree after walking away from a Wisconsin correctional center have been arrested in Florida.

07/25/2012

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Opinion: Disenfranchisement Is The Real Crime

Felony disenfranchisement is nothing more than Republican continuation of Jim Crow voter suppression laws.

07/09/2012

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Opinion: Republicans Are Creating Poll Taxes 2.0

Republicans by creating onerous barriers to voting, including strict ID requirements and shortening of early vote periods have created what amounts to a new version of Jim Crow era poll taxes.

07/03/2012

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Transform Father’s Day Into The Adventure Of A Lifetime

Want to do something fun with your dad for Father’s Day? Check out these exciting activities that are sure to be an adventure!

06/07/2012

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From Minn. To Fla.: College Students Bike For Alzheimer’s

Nine college students are biking across the country in an effort to raise awareness and money for Alzheimer’s research and support.

05/29/2012

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Willingham Has 3 RBIs In Twins’ Win Over Rays

Josh Willingham extended his season-opening hitting streak to 14 games with a go-ahead three-run double and the Minnesota Twins beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night.

04/20/2012

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Gophers Set Up Fund For Late Linebacker, Gary Tinsley

Gopher Athletics has set up a fund for Gary Tinsley, the linebacker who died in his dorm room last week.

04/09/2012

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Minnesota-Duluth’s Connolly Wins Hobey Baker Award

Minnesota-Duluth center Jack Connolly won the Hobey Baker Award on Friday night as the top college hockey player.

04/06/2012

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Boston College Beats Minnesota, Advances To Hockey Final

Boston College has one more game left, so coach Jerry York wasn’t in the mood for a big celebration Thursday night. York and the Eagles have their eyes on something bigger.

04/05/2012

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Brignac Has Two Hits, Leads Rays Over Twins 6-2

Reid Brignac went 2 for 2 with an RBI double in the Tampa Bay Rays’ 6-2 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday.

04/03/2012

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Marquis Back With Twins; Injured Daughter Improves

Right-hander Jason Marquis has returned to the Minnesota Twins after a two-week leave to tend to his seriously injured young daughter.

04/03/2012

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Price Throws Four Scoreless; Rays Tie Twins 6-6

David Price struck out six over four shutout innings in his final tuneup for the regular season Monday and the Tampa Bay Rays and Minnesota Twins tied 6-6.

04/02/2012

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Doumit Leads Twins Over Pirates And Correia

Justin Morneau continued his surge since moving to designated hitter, going 2 for 4 with a double Saturday to help the Minnesota Twin rough up Kevin Correia and a Pittsburgh Pirates split squad in a 15-3 win.

03/31/2012

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Revere, Parmalee Lead Twins To Win Over Jays

Daniel Bard is happy with his conversion from a reliever to starter this spring. So is manager Bobby Valentine.

03/30/2012

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