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Herrmann Is A Hero

Herrmann Is A Hero

Chris Herrmann went 3-for-5 with two RBI, including the go-ahead double in the eighth, as the Twins topped the Tigers 7-6 at Comerica Park.  Ryan Doumit  hit a three-run homer as Minnesota took two-of-three in Detroit.  Casey Fien got the win in relief and Glen Perkins got Victor Martinez to hit into a game-ending double play with two on in the ninth for his 30th save.

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

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Hail And Winds Damage Bon Homme County Crops

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Saturday morning a hail and wind storm swept through Bon Homme County South Dakota entering on the northwest side.  County…

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ funding bill

Senator-elect Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is interviewed by a Reuters reporter at Sanders' office in Burlington, Vermont on November 28, 2006.

The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.

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Chief Ag Trade Official Speaking To Grains Council This Week

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  Chief U.S. Ag Trade negotiator Darci Vetter will speak to U.S. Grains Council members at their 54th Board of…