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Rally Falls Short As Minnesota Season Ends 78-64

Mike Rosario scored 25 points and Florida used an overpowering first half to roll past Minnesota and into the NCAA tournament round of 16 for third consecutive year with a 78-64 win Sunday in the South Regional.

03/24/2013

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Rothstein: Friday’s NCAA Tournament Primer; Picks, Best Bet For An Upset & More

Don’t be surprised if Iona pushes Ohio State. If the Gaels make some shots early on, this one could very interesting.

03/22/2013

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President Obama Continues Tourney Tradition, Reveals His NCAA Bracket

In 2012, President Obama’s men’s bracket ranked 2,347,421 out of 6.45 million entries, placing him in the 63.6th percentile.

03/20/2013

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Twins Option Gibson, Thielbar To AAA Rochester

The Minnesota Twins announced more roster moves Thursday morning as they continue into the heart of spring training down in Florida.

03/14/2013

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McCutchen Homers As Pirates Beat Twins 7-4

Andrew McCutchen, Gaby Sanchez and Tony Sanchez hit home runs, leading a Pittsburgh Pirates’ split squad over the Minnesota Twins 7-4 Sunday.

03/11/2013

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Darin Mastroianni Hopes For Outfield Job On Twins

Darin Mastroianni hopes to run his way onto the Minnesota Twins.

03/10/2013

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Rothstein: What To Watch This Weekend In College Hoops; Stony Brook’s Raw Deal & Other Notes

How do you slow down Ryan Kelly? Put Reggie Bullock on him.

03/08/2013

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Price Whiffs 5 In Sharp Outing, Rays Top Twins 7-2

David Price struck out five in three shutout innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Minnesota Twins 7-2 on Sunday.

03/03/2013

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Mauer Has High Praise For Gibson In Twins’ Loss

Joe Mauer was impressed with the Twins pitching staff Sunday despite Minnesota’s 10-7 loss in 10 innings to the Tampa Bay Rays.

02/24/2013

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Late Homer Lifts Orioles To 5-3 Win Over Twins

Minnesota’s Josh Willingham opened the Grapefruit League season with two hits, including a two-run homer, though the Baltimore Orioles rallied late for a 5-3 win on Saturday.

02/23/2013

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Minnesota Twins’ Worley Eager To Impress New Team

Vance Worley managed to become a fan favorite in Philadelphia despite pitching on a staff that included Roy Halladay, Cliff Lee and Cole Hamels.

02/19/2013

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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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