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Giants force Game 7

October 22, 2012

The San Francisco Giants and the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals are headed to a deciding Game 7 in the National League Championship Series after the Giants beat the Cardinals 6-1 Sunday night in San Francisco to even up the series at 3-3. It was the second straight game that the Giants had…

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Indiana Fever win first WNBA title

October 22, 2012
Indiana Fever win first WNBA title

The Indiana Fever won their first WNBA title Sunday night in Indianapolis, beating the Minnesota Lynx 87-78 for a 3-games-to-1 triumph over the defending WNBA champs. The Fever’s Tamika Catchings scored 25 points in Sunday’s game and was named the Finals’ MVP, averaging 22.3 points.

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George McGovern dies

October 21, 2012
George McGovern dies

A family spokesman says former U.S. Sen. George McGovern, the Democrat who lost to President Richard Nixon in 1972 in a historic landslide, has died at the age of 90. The spokesman, Steve Hildebrand, told The Associated Press by telephone that McGovern died at 5:15 a.m. Sunday at a hospice in Sioux Falls, surrounded by…

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Presidential contest tied nationally, says NBC News poll

October 21, 2012
Presidential contest tied nationally, says NBC News poll

Heading into Monday’s final debate and with just over two weeks until Election Day, President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are now tied nationally, according the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. Obama and Romney both get 47 percent among likely voters in the latest edition of the poll, conducted entirely in the…

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Meteor Shower Saturday and Sunday Nights

October 20, 2012
Meteor Shower Saturday and Sunday Nights

Folks in our area have great visibility for Saturday night’s Orionid meteor shower. Don’t be surprised if you see some glowing fireballs, falling stars, or meteors falling through the sky overnight.  It is called the “Orionid” meteor shower because many of the meteors look like they are originating from the Orion constellation.  This is occurring…

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NHL rejects three counterproposals from players

October 19, 2012

The prospects of having a full NHL regular season dimmed on Thursday when the league rejected three counterproposals from the players. The players association offered several options in response to the NHL’s offer that called for an 82-game season and a 50-50 split of hockey-related revenues between owners and players. But NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman…

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49er’s defeat Seahawks 13-6

October 19, 2012
49er’s defeat Seahawks 13-6

The San Francisco 49ers defeated the Seattle Seahawks 13-6 Thursday at home in San Francisco. 49ers quarterback Alex Smith went 14 of 23 for 140 yards and one touchdown, while Seattle QB Russell Wilson went 9 of 23 for 122 yards, with no touchdowns, an interception and two sacks.

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Major League Baseball Playoffs

October 19, 2012

The Detroit Tigers’ American League Championship Series rout of the New York Yankees ended Thursday with an 8-1 blowout in Detroit to give the Tigers a 4-game sweep and a ticket to the World Series. The Tigers’ scoring included two-run homers in the fourth inning from Miguel Cabrera and Jhonny Peralta. The Yankees, who hit…

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Tigers take three game lead over Yankees

October 17, 2012
Tigers take three game lead over Yankees

The Detroit Tigers beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Tuesday night in Detroit to take a 3-0 lead in the American League Championship Series and put themselves just one win away from advancing to the World Series with a sweep. Tigers ace Justin Verlander took a two-hit shutout into the ninth inning, which is when…

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NHL makes new offer to locked-out players

October 17, 2012
NHL makes new offer to locked-out players

The National Hockey League has made a new offer to its locked-out players, proposing a 50-50 split of hockey-related revenue and a full 82-game season starting on November 2nd. The offer came as talks resumed Tuesday between the league and the players association. The NHL locked out its players on September 15th, and the regular…

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