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  • Panthers imported from Texas help endangered Florida panthers begin to bounce back

     
    WASHINGTON — In the quest to save the endangered Florida panther, their Texas cousins were the cat's meow. Wildlife biologists moved eight female panthers from Texas -- close relatives yet genetically distinct -- into South Florida 15 years ago in......
  • Pages of History

     
    Los Angeles Times file photo Clarence Darrow addresses the jury in one of his two trials on charges of trying to bribe jurors in the McNamara brothers’ case. For the last week, I have been reading the transcripts of People......
  • GMO corn: An organic farmer's best friend?

     
    It seems obvious that farmers who plant genetically modified crops designed to wipe out pests would see fewer nasty critters in their fields. But new research shows that, at least in the case of one pesky insect in the U.S.......
  • Randy Couture calls Lesnar-Velasquez an even matchup at UFC 121

     
    Picking a winner for Saturday’s UFC 121 heavyweight title bout between champion Brock Lesnar and Cain Velasquez has split experts firmly down the middle. Six-time UFC champion Randy Couture is also on the fence. Couture, known for his astute...
  • Finalists named for Bronko Nagurski Trophy

     
    Finalists named for Bronko Nagurski Trophy The five finalist for the 2010 Bronko Nagurski Trophy were announced and the SEC and ACC dominated the nominations....
  • College football news: Minnesota finds its next coach

     
    College football news: Minnesota finds its next coach After a busy weekend that culminated with the postseason bowl schedule being released, several teams are making news including Minnesota and Stanford. Here is the latest news and notes from the college...
  • Like shoveling snow? The University of Minnesota has a job for you

     
    Like shoveling snow? The University of Minnesota has a job for you The University of Minnesota is asking its fans for help. The school is looking for able-bodied fans to grab a shovel and head over to TCF Bank Stadium to help remove snow in preparation...
  • University of Minnesota to host Bears-Vikings game

     
    University of Minnesota to host Bears-Vikings game The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that the Monday Night Football game between the Vikings and Chicago Bears, which was suppose to be played at the Metrodome, will now be played at the TCF Bank...
  • California storm brings avalanche warning in Sierra, rain to Big Bear

     
    A fierce winter storm is dumping several feet of fresh snow in the Mammoth and Lake Tahoe ski areas, prompting forecasters to issue avalanche warnings in the backcountry there. But in ski resorts closer to Los Angeles, the storms are......
  • Goldy Gopher and Victor Viking shovel snow for Vikings game: VIDEO

     
    Goldy Gopher and Victor Viking shovel snow for Vikings game: VIDEO As volunteers worked tirelessly for days to remove snow at the TCF Stadium on the campus of the University of Minnesota in preparation for the Monday Night Football game with the Chicago...
  • President salutes Ravens' season

    WASHINGTON - While NFL teams are looking ahead to a new season, President Bush gave the Baltimore Ravens another chance yesterday to savor this year's Super Bowl triumph, offering them a presidential pat on the back at the White House. Bush appeared with...