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Democrats aim to rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest

By Thomas Beaumont / Associated Press

DES MOINES, Iowa -- With the dust now settled from the election, Democrats are looking to rebuild the political "blue wall" of traditionally Democratic upper Midwest and Great Lakes states that Republican Donald Trump captured with an appeal to white

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Imprisoned former CIA officer fights conviction over leak

RICHMOND, Va. -- Once an employee of the powerful CIA, Jeffrey Sterling now sits behind bars at a federal prison in Colorado. He bides his time by rea ...

Trial set Monday for suspect in ex-Saint Will Smith's death

NEW ORLEANS -- One car rear-ends another on a Saturday night. People argue. It escalates.

Ten or so gunshots later, one driver is dead and the other ...

Democrats aim to rebuild the blue political wall in Midwest

DES MOINES, Iowa -- With the dust now settled from the election, Democrats are looking to rebuild the political "blue wall" of traditionally Democrati ...

A child climbs a snowy hill near the Oceti Sakowin camp where demonstrators have ...

Authorities to conditionally move from bridge near protest

MANDAN, N.D. -- North Dakota authorities have said they'll move away from a key bridge near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest camp by Sunday aft ...


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Sports

Cowgirls looking for shutdown defender

Kacie Cryer needs a stopper.

How she’ll find a player she trusts to shut down an opposing team’s best scorer is a more meticulous process ...

Lady K's press Broncos into first loss

LONGVILLE — Needing something to get the spark back that led them to a 10-point lead, South Beauregard turned up the heat on defense on Saturday ...

W-M takes third in Hamilton tournament

Washington-Marion scored 17 scored points to charge past Landry-Walker 64-50 Saturday in the third-place game of the Sunday Players Showdown in the La ...

Suarez heating up on winter tour

Local tour pro Ben Suarez returned to the Adams winter tour last week and finished in the money on both occasions.

The tour sponsored two, two-day to ...


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Scene

More than cookie sellers, Girl Scouts enter music industry

NEW YORK -- The Girl Scouts of the USA are used to making you smile with sweet cookies, but now they're hoping to soothe your ears with sweet music.

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Light up the Lake parade and fireworks canceled

Despite the area's forecasted rainy weather, Light up the Lake activities scheduled for Saturday will continue as scheduled except for the street and ...

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New 'Hamilton' CD features songs by Alicia Keys, Sia, Usher

NEW YORK -- The Broadway megahit "Hamilton" has already spawned a best-selling cast album, a PBS documentary and a book about its creation. Now it's s ...

The Orange Chicken lunch special came served with an egg roll, rice and the choi ...

Bluefish: A new take on a familiar and memorable favorite

I remember Sunday afternoons as a kid fondly.

We’d stumble out of church, sleepy and content. I’d hold my brother’s hand as we walk ...


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