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Lance Armstrong stripped of seven Tour de France titles

October 23, 2012

U.S. cyclist Lance Armstrong was stripped of his seven Tour de France titles Tuesday, from 1999 to 2005, by the International Cycling Union and banned for life for doping. The governing body’s president, Pat McQuaid, said, “Lance Armstrong has no place in cycling, and he deserves to be forgotten in cycling.” The Tour winner for…

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Giants defeat Cardinals 9-0 to advance to World Series

October 23, 2012
Giants defeat Cardinals 9-0 to advance to World Series

Tuesday night’s Game 7 of the National League Championship Series in San Francisco was a do-or-die match-up that turned out not to have much suspense, as the San Francisco Giants routed the defending World Series champion St. Louis Cardinals 9-0 to win the NLCS four games to three. The winning out came in a driving…

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Final debate set for tonight as Presidential race tightens

October 22, 2012
Final debate set for tonight as Presidential race tightens

The Sunshine State has earned a permanent prominence in America’s presidential elections and this year is no different. Both presidential candidates see their path to victory either enhanced or hindered by the outcome there.  A CNN poll released Friday showed a statistical tie in Florida, with Romney at 49 percent and Obama at 48 percent.…

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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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