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Best Golf Courses In The US

Golfers and fans of the sport who attend PGA events can visit some of the best golf courses in America.

06/24/2014

DeAndre Kane #50 and Monte Morris #11 of the Iowa State Cyclones celebrate against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the third round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at the AT&T Center on March 23, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

No. 3 Seed Iowa State Ousts North Carolina 85-83

DeAndre Kane drove for the game-winning layup with 1.6 seconds left and No. 3 seed Iowa State beat North Carolina 85-83 on Sunday, advancing to the Sweet 16 for the first time since 2000.

03/23/2014

James Michael McAdoo #43 of the North Carolina Tar Heels shoots a free throw against the Providence Friars during the closing seconds of the Tar Heels 79-77 win during the second round of the 2014 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at AT&T Center on March 21, 2014 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

North Carolina Survives Scare By Providence

James Michael McAdoo sank two free throws in the final 3.5 seconds, and No. 6 seed North Carolina rallied to beat 11th-seeded Providence 79-77 Friday night.

03/21/2014

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Five Things: NCAA Tournament Bids And Wichita’s Perfection

In the major conferences, Florida completed an undefeated regular season in the SEC and Cincinnati and Louisville tied atop the American.

03/10/2014

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1st 3 Women Marines Graduate From Infantry Course

Three Marines have become the first women ever to graduate from the Corps’ tough enlisted infantry training school in North Carolina. Marine Corps spokeswoman Capt. Geraldine Carey says the three completed the rigorous 59-day course at Camp Geiger near Camp LeJeune and participated in a Thursday ceremony.

11/21/2013

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Big Turkeys Are Harder To Come By This Thanksgiving

Just in time for Thanksgiving, the nation’s top turkey producer is coming up a little short. Butterball, based out of North Carolina, told retailers that orders for fresh 16-pound turkeys and larger have been cut in half. The shortage is nationwide. Woody Hunt, manager of Rainbow Foods in St. Louis Park, says 40 years ago, Butterball was like the “Cadillac of turkeys.” “Everybody wanted a Butterball, and if you didn’t have a Butterball on your table you couldn’t brag to your neighbors that you had the best turkey,” Hunt said.

11/18/2013

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Tyus Jones Chooses To Take His Talent To Duke

Another one of Minnesota’s star basketball recruits announced Friday that he will be leaving the state.

11/15/2013

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Eagan Sisters Head To Jr. Olympics

Natalie and Elena Windels share both a last name and a passion for track and field. “I like how you just get to accelerate and, like, just use all your power and try and finish and do the best that you can,” Elena said. Her sister Natalie is more succinct. “I just like running,” Natalie said. James Pipkens, the head sprints coach for Apple Valley High School, works closely with the sisters. He says there may be some sibling rivalry going on.

07/19/2013

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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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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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East Coast Nailed By Post-Tropical Cyclone Sandy

Sandy has combined with a strong cold front resulting in the first winter storm of the season in western North Carolina.

10/29/2012

Senior Kat Lenhart's a two-time All-Region, All-MIAC defender for Macalester. Now she has to overcome ACL rehab for the 2012 campaign. (credit: Christopher Mitchell/Macalester College)

Beyond Bounds: N.C. Native Lenhart’s Found A Home In Minn.

Senior Kat Lenhart is a long way from home. Back in North Carolina, her Asheville-area home boasts the Appalachian Mountains as her backyard.

09/06/2012

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Kevin Love Leads Timberwolves Past Bobcats, 88-83

Kevin Love had 40 points and 19 rebounds to lift the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Charlotte Bobcats, 88-83 on Wednesday night.

03/28/2012

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Bruising Gay-Marriage Showdowns In MN, Other States

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.

03/08/2012

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Gay Marriage Still In The Political Spotlight

With a flurry of coast-to-coast developments this week, same-sex marriage is back in the political spotlight and likely to remain there through Election Day as a half-dozen states face potentially wrenching votes on the issue.

01/25/2012

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