NDAD @ AREAVOICES Oslo, Minn., site of Sandy Puttbrese benefit today
From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, a benefit at the Oslo (Minn.) Community Center will provide a spaghetti feed, bake sale and silent auction, all toward helping Oslo American legion Auxiliary member and G... Posted on 11/18/12 at 10:01 AM
STAFF BLOG WDAZ STORMTRACKER WEATHER Perceptional Weather
We all have weather perceptions. If Phoenix is mentioned, hot and dry comes to mind. Florida, humid. North Dakota or Minnesota, many would say cold and snowy. Of course such perceptions have some trut... Posted on 9/21/12 at 5:58 PM
COMPASS POINTS Eelpout Festival includes Scotch and kilt parade
As an outdoor writer, Ive gotten invitations to go on hunting and fishing excursions, but Ill have to say the invite I received this afternoon was a first.
The makers of Laphroaig Scotch extended an ... Posted on 2/6/12 at 4:41 PM
NIE ROCKS! Essay Contest for Students - WIN PRIZES!
Teachers and parents - here is a great opportunity for your students! Kids ages 10-18 can enter the 2012 Optimists International Essay Contest and have a chance to win prizes. This year's topic is "... Posted on 1/6/12 at 2:16 PM
SIRTE, Libya (AP) — Moammar Gadhafi, who ruled Libya with a dictatorial grip for 42 years until he was ousted by his own people in an uprising that turned into a bloody civil war, was killed Thursday when revolutionary forces overwhelmed his hometown, Sirte, the last major bastion of resistance two months after his regime fell.
Christopher Gillette, Kim Gamel
, October 20, 2011
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — The killing of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki and another American militant propagandist in a U.S. airstrike Friday wipes out the decisive factor that made al-Qaida's branch in Yemen the most dangerous threat to the United States: its reach into the West.
Violence and looting spread across some of London's most impoverished neighborhoods on Monday, with youths setting fire to shops and vehicles, during a third day of rioting in the city that will host next summer's Olympic Games.
Insurgents shot down a U.S. military helicopter during fighting in eastern Afghanistan, killing 30 Americans, most of them belonging to the same elite unit as the Navy SEALs who killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.
Kimberly Dozier, Soloman Moore
, August 06, 2011
A bloody, four-month political standoff ended Monday when troops loyal to Ivory Coast's elected president — backed by French ground and air forces — captured the West African country's longtime leader who had refused to give up power.
A defiant Moammar Gadhafi vowed to fight to his "last drop of blood" and roared at supporters to strike back against Libyan protesters to defend his embattled regime Tuesday, signaling an escalation of the a crackdown that has thrown the capital into scenes of mayhem, wild shooting and bodies in the streets.
Maggie Michael, Sarah El Deeb
, February 22, 2011
Deep rifts opened in Moammar Gadhafi's regime, with Libyan government officials at home and abroad resigning, air force pilots defecting and a bloody crackdown on protest in the capital of Tripoli, where cars and buildings were burned. Gadhafi went on state TV early Tuesday to attempt to show he was still in charge.
Maggie Michael, Sarah El Deeb
, February 21, 2011
A British judge ordered Julian Assange released on 200,000 pounds ($316,000) bail today, but the WikiLeaks founder will remain in custody for at least two more days after Swedish prosecutors challenged that decision.
The European websites of online retailer Amazon.com were knocked out for hours Sunday night, the latest attacks in recent days on companies that have stopped doing business with the embattled WikiLeaks organization.
Christoph Dernbach, Frank Fuhrig
, December 12, 2010
Hackers rushed to the defense of WikiLeaks on Wednesday, launching attacks on MasterCard, Visa, Swedish prosecutors, a Swiss bank and others who have acted against the site and its jailed founder Julian Assange.
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