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Police Provide New Details on Newtown, Conn. School Shooting

During a Sunday news conference, police said the gunman in Friday's school shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. possessed much more ammunition in addition to the rounds he used to kill 20 children, seven adults and himself. Authorities also responded to a phoned-in threat at a church near the scene of the tragedy which has left the small New England town shaken and in a state of solemn mourning.

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Shooting At Elementary School In Newtown, Connecticut
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27 Dead, Including 20 Children, in Connecticut Elementary School Shooting (UPDATED)

NOTE: This post will be continually updated as new information comes in. Video and photos are below. All times Eastern.

UPDATE 6:30 p.m.: Originally it was thought that Adam Lanza, the gunman, shot his mother at the Sandy Hook Elementary school, where she was a teacher's aide. ABC has learned that, in fact, Nancy Lanza was killed at her home (by her son) prior to the massacre. He then drove to the school, where he killed 20 children and six adults, before killing himself.

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Junior Men’s and Women’s State Curling Championships Move To Duluth

The Minnesota Junior Men's and Women's Championships have been moved to Duluth, MN. The dates of the competition remain the same (Dec 27-30).

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Bride and Groom Exchange Vows in Wrestling Ring

Most people get hitched in fairly conventional settings, but not this couple. No, no. Instead, this bride and groom tied the knot in a full-sized wrestling ring.

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Wisconsin Hunters Look For Deer and Marijuana Fields In Chequamegon

I live a mile away from the Chequamegon, and while the hunters might not get a deer, they may get something of a surprise this year. According to CNN, the U.S. Forest Service is urging hunters to keep their eyes open for marijuana growing operations in Wisconsin's Chequamegon-Nicolet National Forest.

Since 2008, nine marijuana growing operations have been discovered on public land within the state, and there have actually been three big bust in three years at the forest, resulting in the eradication of more than 80,000 marijuana plants that were cultivated by large drug trafficking organizations.

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The Minnesota Vikings Break Slump by Beating the Detroit Lions 34-24 [PHOTO GALLERY]

Christian Ponder and the Minnesota Vikings silenced critics yesterday with a convincing win over the explosive Detroit Lions 34-24. The Vikings now move to a record of 6-4 going into the bye week, but things get "real" after that with four of the final six games on the road and four of those are against division foes, the Packers and the Bears.

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2-Year Guarantee Entry to Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon for Helping the Young Atheletes Foundation

Every so often Grandma's Marathon offers a chance to be guaranteed to be in the Garry Bjorklund Half Marathon, and they help an organization in the process. This year is the year you can help and be guaranteed.

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2012 Election Day: Obama Wins Second Term

UPDATE 11:20: The networks have announced that Barack Obama will be reelected to a second term, after wrapping up the state of Ohio.

The 2012 presidential election between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will finally conclude tonight, as voters head to their local polls to choose who gets to sleep in the White House on January 20, 2013. We'll be following all the results very closely, adding the latest news as states close their polls and announce their winners.

Watch this post for updated information—election results, Senate races, ballot measures, battleground-state news—throughout the night:

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Tom’s Sports Notes: Minnesota State Cross Country Meet Includes Runners from Esko and Proctor + More

The very best high school cross-country runners are from the Northland.

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SF Giants Win 2012 World Series
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2012 World Series: Giants Sweep Tigers With 4-3 Extra-Inning Win

Marco Scutaro's line drive single scored Ryan Theriot with the go-ahead run in the top of the 10th inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Detroit Tigers, 4-3, on Sunday night in Detroit to complete a four-game sweep of the 2012 World Series.

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UMD Bulldogs Football Coach Bob Nielson Needs Your Vote to Win Coach of the Year Honors

As another college football season marches on, another race for the Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award is in full force. In the running for this year's award is the University of Minnesota Duluth's head football coach.

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Competitive Horseshoes Has Some Tough Competitors

Being a pro athlete takes a ridiculous amount of hard work and dedication. You have to watch your diet to the most detailed calorie. You have to do an ungodly amount of strength and endurance training. You put your career, future and life on the line every time you take the playing field. Believe it or not, the same can be said for pro-horseshoes throwers.

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