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Confident Gophers Ready To Face Nebraska

The Gopher football team is finding out about itself with a back-loaded schedule that takes them to Nebraska this week. They’re still hopeful of a spot in the Big Ten championship game, but more concerned about the task at hand. It is the most difficult stretch of the season, and Coach Jerry Kill is hoping his team doesn’t play so hard that it can’t keep playing.

11/18/2014

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Car And Truck Sales Show Strong–But Uneven–October Growth

Chrysler sales rise 22 percent. Best October since 2001. GM sales were flat. Ford sales dropped 2 percent, on tight pickup inventories.

11/05/2014

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Good Question: How Did Mount Rushmore Get Started?

As many as 3 million people a year visit Mount Rushmore. It’s become a summer vacation destination for a lot of families in Minnesota and nationwide. And it has quite a history.

08/05/2014

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Brandon Ubel Leads Nebraska Past Minnesota, 53-51

Brandon Ubel scored Nebraska’s last 10 points and finished with 15, and the Cornhuskers defeated Minnesota 53-51 Wednesday night in the final college basketball game at Bob Devaney Sports Center.

03/07/2013

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Movie Blog: Your 2013 Oscar Pool Cheat Sheet

This year’s Academy Awards race is a potential cluster, but here are my educated guesses as to what will emerge victorious in a year ripe for Oscar asterisks, along with my own personal preferences.

02/20/2013

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Super Bowl Ads Of 2013

If the players weren’t quite battling it out during the Super Bowl, the ads certainly were.

02/03/2013

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Movie Blog: Top 10 Movies Of 2012

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, at least if you ask the critics that are currently trying to convince you that all 10 of the best movies of the year just happen to have all been released in the last month or two.

12/27/2012

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Movie Blog: ‘Lincoln’ Endorses, Demonstrates Patience

Last month, a critic friend of mine tweeted his rapturous initial reaction upon seeing a surprise screening of Lincoln: “Spielberg’s Lincoln is the best film Roberto Rossellini never made. Also one of the best Spielberg did make.”

11/16/2012

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NRCS Announces Cover Crop Sign-Up For Drought-Affected Counties

State conservation services are offering $400,000 in federal funds for drought-affected farmers to plant cover crops so that livestock might be fed and erosion controlled.

08/02/2012

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No. 20 Nebraska Women Beat Minnesota 64-49

Jordan Hooper scored 15 of her 23 points in the first half and No. 20 Nebraska broke a two-game losing streak with a 64-49 victory over Minnesota on Sunday.

01/22/2012

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Excedrin Maker Issues Recall After Broken Pills Reports

A large drug company is voluntarily recalling four different drug products in the United States after consumers complained of chipped and broken pills in their bottles.

01/08/2012

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Patrol: 1 Dead, 7 Injured In Kandiyohi Co. Crash

A traveler died on Christmas Eve in Kandiyohi County after a driver ran a red light and collided with right-of-way traffic, authorities said.

12/24/2011

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Federal Disaster Aid Available After Minn. Storms

Federal disaster aid is available for state and local governments following last month’s string of severe storms, flooding and tornadoes.

08/13/2011

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