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Romney pranked by staff

MILWAUKEE, April 2 (UPI) -- Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney said his staff made an "April Fool" out of him by directing him to speak to an empty room in Wisconsin.

ATK producing ammo for Homeland Security

ANOKA, Minn., March 13 (UPI) -- As many as 450 million rounds of .40-caliber ammunition are being produced for U.S. government agencies by ATK of Minnesota.
Apple hires new head of retail

Apple hires new head of retail

CUPERTINO, Calif., Jan. 31 (UPI) -- Apple Inc. said Tuesday it had hired former Dixons Retail Chief Executive Officer John Browett to head its retail division.

Marines order more packs from ATK

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- A $24.9 million follow-on order for new U.S. Marine Corps packs has been given to the Eagle Industries business of Minnesota's ATK company.

GOP senator says government's too big

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. federal government is too big and meddlesome, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said Saturday in his party's weekly media address.
Feingold out after 18 years in Senate

Feingold out after 18 years in Senate

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold of Wisconsin has lost his seat of 18 years, once thought safe, to his Republican challenger businessman Ron Johnson, results show.

Feingold removes Moss 'moon' from ad

OSHKOSH, Wis., Oct. 5 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold, D-Wis., said Tuesday he would change a campaign ad that uses a clip of wide receiver Randy Moss "mooning" Green Bay Packers fans.

Duffy wins GOP nod for Wis. House seat

MADISON, Wis., Sept. 14 (UPI) -- Former "Real World" TV personality Sean Duffy won the Republican primary Tuesday for the U.S. House seat being vacated by David Obey, results showed.
Former beer mogul leaves U.S. Senate race

Former beer mogul leaves U.S. Senate race

MADISON, Wis., May 24 (UPI) -- Wisconsin businessman Dick Leinenkugel says he ended a brief bid for the U.S. Senate and is backing another GOP candidate because "it's the right thing to do."

MLB: Seattle 6, Kansas City 5

KANSAS CITY, Mo., April 28 (UPI) -- Ron Johnson hit a tie-breaking sacrifice fly and Chone Figgins socked a two-run triple Wednesday to boost the Seattle Mariners to a 6-5 win over Kansas City.

Village to remove Ten Commandments sign

LOCKLAND, Ohio, Dec. 17 (UPI) -- Officials in an Ohio village have decided to remove a Ten Commandments sign that has stood outside the village hall for several years.

Arizona pharmacists can't decline Rx

PHOENIX, April 14 (UPI) -- Arizona's Democratic Gov. Janet Napolitano has vetoed a bill that would let pharmacists refuse to fill prescriptions for so-called morning-after pills.

NFL Draft List -- AFC North

Draft selections by teams from the AFC North
By United Press International

Michigan 31, Minnesota 10

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 10 (UPI) -- B.J. Askew and Chris Perry paced a strong ground attack Saturday as 13th-ranked Michigan rolled to a 31-10 Big Ten Conference victory over Minnesota.

Minnesota 28, Michigan St. 19

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Marion Barber ran for 158 yards and two scores Saturday as Minnesota wore down Michigan State for a 28-19 Big Ten Conference victory.
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