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More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

...overcome such issues. "You have to know a lot of things to run a business like this."As businesses close, ranchers like Mike Holden in Scranton, Iowa, worry they'll need to travel farther to process their animals. Holden now trucks his cows...
At the Movies: 'Like Mike'

"Like Mike," starring the Artist Formerly Known...But kids and pre-teens will flock to "Like Mike" - after they've seen "Men In's hard to watch on the big screen. "Like Mike," a 20th Century Fox release, is rated...
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Nobody can sell like Mike

NEW YORK -- Will people still want to "Be Like Mike" after the NBA star who inspired that advertising jingle...would play an important role in that business. The "Be Like Mike" ad phrase was used as recently as last year by Quaker...
Royko was razor sharp, often compassionate

...never will be. He was my hero. And my friend. Long before Michael Jordan made the phrase popular, I wanted to "be like Mike." I don't think I ever realized that until last week, when Mr. Royko died in Chicago at 64, much too early. In...
Page became a center convert

...glory and headlines and touchdown dances. How many Pop Warner players crave becoming the center of attention, squatting like Mike Webster or Dwight Stephenson? Count Georgia Tech's Craig Page, the latest in what is becoming a long line of All-American...
Top coaches are drawn to Peach Jam

NORTH AUGUSTA - The EYBL Nike Peach Jam sports some of college basketball's most prominent figure heads. Names like Mike Krzyzewski, Roy Williams, Tubby Smith, Leonard Hamilton and Tom Izzo are all on hand to watch the nation's top recruits...
Like Mike: Tech wins shootout after Leach fired

SAN ANTONIO -- Ruffin McNeill and Texas Tech closed out a difficult week with a game Mike Leach would've loved.
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If they could be 'Like Mike'

ATLANTA - The offer was declined, but on Saturday, Orlando Magic guard Tracy McGrady still was formulating a plan.
Notre Dame's Diggins has broad appeal

...Ind. - When Skylar Diggins was younger, stepfather Maurice Scott used to tell her about Michael Jordan's famous "Be Like Mike" commercial. One day, he'd joke, she'd have her own ad like that."I want to be like Sky. Sky's the limit...
Local quarterbacks react differently to Vick's woes

...of the state's most famous quarterback has been noticed by the area's top young quarterbacks. They all want to be like Mike Vick. But not this Mike Vick. Strom Thurmond's Aramis Hillary is the area's top returning quarterback. He's 6-foot-2...
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