Every year in the NCAA Tournament, we see great games, finishes, a few upsets and some dramatic moments. But which teams should we keep an eye on that likely survive the first weekend? Who will get to the Final Four, and which smaller school has the best chance to pull off an upset? Here are 10 teams to keep an eye on as we head to Selection Sunday.
Lakes Entertainment Inc., owner of the Rocky Gap Casino Resort in western Maryland, said Thursday its pending merger with a privately held Nevada gambling company will be a boon to shareholders and create a company uniquely positioned for growth in other states. “We are very excited about this transaction and believe it will benefit Lakes’ shareholders tremendously,” CEO Lyle Berman said in a fourth-quarter earnings statement.
A new survey on the best environments for women in the United States this year listed Minnesota as the top overall spot.
The first college football playoff rankings come out Tuesday so the Top 25 teams around the country are definitely looking to defend their ranking or move up by notching a big win. With that being said, let’s take a look at the five most important and must watch college football games this weekend.
Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley will be the keynote speaker at a Democratic dinner in Minnesota next month. Ken Martin, chairman of Minnesota’s Democratic Party, made the announcement Wednesday about the Oct. 11 dinner at the Minneapolis Convention Center. He says the dinner attracts about 1,000 people.
Friends and relatives are gathering in Washington D.C. on Wednesday to honor the life and work of former Minnesota Congressman Jim Oberstar. Family members there would be a visitation for relatives and friends from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
The funeral for former Congressman Jim Oberstar has been announced. In an obituary posted Sunday, family announced Oberstar’s private burial will be held at Our Lady of Mercy in Potomac, Maryland at 11 a.m. on Thursday, May 8.
Former U.S. Rep. Jim Oberstar, who represented northeastern Minnesota for 36 years, died unexpectedly early Saturday morning. He was 79. A statement released by his family said Oberstar died in his sleep. A cause of death was not provided. His former chief of staff, Bill Richard, said Oberstar died at his home in Potomac, Maryland.
A measure to change a court ruling that designated pit bulls as an “inherently dangerous” breed has died in the Maryland General Assembly.
A deadly germ untreatable by most antibiotics has killed a seventh person at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Maryland.
Jake Arrieta pitched seven scoreless innings, Nick Markakis homered and drove in three runs, and the Baltimore Orioles marked the 20th anniversary of the opening of Camden Yards by defeating the Minnesota Twins 4-2 Friday.
Foes and supporters of same-sex marriage are gearing up for five costly and bruising statewide showdowns in the coming months on an issue that evenly divides Americans.
A State Patrol trooper on the way to a different accident was involved in a separate car accident Wednesday morning.
Nine states will share $500 million in grant money won in a high-profile competition intended to jump-start improvements in often-overlooked early childhood programs, The Associated Press has learned.
The Maryland man who drowned in a Maple Grove park pond on Saturday has been identified.
A Maryland man drowned in a Maple Grove park pond Saturday evening, Hennepin County police said.
An alleged gang member wanted in a 2006 Baltimore double killing has been arrested at a central Minnesota bank drive-through.
Two Minnesota students have been eliminated in the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.
Two Minnesota students have advanced to the semifinals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.
Five Minnesota students are competing in the Scripps National Spelling Bee in Maryland.