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Bernanke defends low-rate policy

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Chairman Ben Bernanke is standing by the Federal Reserve's low-interest-rate... More

  • MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP Economics Writer
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Illinois sculptor carves snow Jesus

ELGIN, Ill. (AP) -- A passer-by stops in his tracks and dials a friend to tell him he must come... More

  • By JOHN STARKS Arlington Heights Daily Herald
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Sleeves give teams new look

CINCINNATI (AP) -- College basketball's tournament time is taking on a new look this year, with... More

  • JOE KAY AP Sports Writer
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Pie in the face

Marla Breeze of Sutherlin, Ore., (left) pies Barry Robinson of Myrtle Creek, Ore., at the Greater... More

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Smith, Thomas lead Buckeyes

EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) -- Lenzelle Smith Jr. made his mark right from the start and Deshaun Thomas... More

  • ANDREW SELIGMAN AP Sports Writer
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How budget cuts could affect you

By Associated Press Automatic spending cuts scheduled to take effect today are expected to touch... More

  • PAULINE JELINEK Associated Press
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Sports Briefs 3-1-13

Lauren Silberman has scant chance at making the NFL. Silberman never kicked anything more than a... More

  • DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer
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