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Vikings Nipped On Late TD

Vikings Nipped On Late TD

Jay Cutler connected with Martellus Bennett on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds left as the Bears clipped the Vikings 31-30 at Soldier Field.  Christian Ponder threw for 227 yards, a touchdown and a pick for Minnesota, which fell to 0-and-2.  Adrian Peterson had 26 carries for 100 yards, while rookie Cordarrelle Patterson returned the opening kickoff 105 yards for a TD.  The Vikings host the Browns in their home opener this Sunday.

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School Start Date Bill Tabled in Iowa Legislature

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A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.

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Nebraska Senator Scorned for Comments Against Police

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A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.

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PHOTOS: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

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All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.

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Surface Transportation Board Reform Bill Passes Committee

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South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.