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The bird was spotted in Carlton County, more than 1,000 miles out of range.
The Gopher 50 Late Model Race has taken a two-year hiatus -- it wasn't held in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and last year's scheduled show was rained out. This year, for the first time the race will be a three-day show, with the winner of Saturday's Late Models finale receiving $50,000, the largest payout in the race's 40-year history.
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The outfielder hit a pair of home runs in the Twins’ 8-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night at Guaranteed Rate Field, two of five home runs for the team on the night.

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CHICAGO — First he flipped his bat. And then, Byron Buxton turned toward the Twins’ dugout after hitting a two-run home run that put the Twins ahead on Monday night, balled up his fist and pumped his arm up and down three times. As he neared first base, he made two more little pumps.
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He knows he will have to rely on the partisan support when he tries to stop six-time champion Novak Djokovic from reaching a 32nd Grand Slam final.
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The show must go on, and a job is a job. But when gun violence hits so close to home, it’s impossible to focus on the game below, no matter the stakes.
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Just doing some basic arithmetic, the 25-year-old Fiala figured the Wild wouldn’t be able to afford him this offseason
Beyond the givens of brutal weather and earlier start times that await UCLA and USC upon their 2024 defection to the Big Ten, scores of questions remain. Here are some answers more than two years before the move.

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Parity has entered the local stock car racing scene this summer, as first-time feature winners continue to pop up at area tracks on a weekly basis.
Derek Lilledahl, a right-handed relief pitcher and a Triton High School grad, is currently playing for the St. Cloud Rox in the Northwoods League.
After being canceled in 2020 because of COVID-19 and last year’s event getting rained out, Deer Creek Speedway has cranked up one of the area’s more highly-anticipated events of the summer. For the first time ever, the Gopher 50 Late Model race will be a three-day event, with Saturday's finale paying a track-record $50,000 to the winner.

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