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2014 NCAA Tournament Tickets: Price By Region

Every year on Selection Sunday, eager college basketball fans with tournament locations nearby their home towns wait by the television to see if their Alma Matter or hometown school will get slotted at the venue closest to them.


WASHINGTON, IL - NOVEMBER 17: The damage is surveyed along Elgin Avenue after a tornado struck on November 17, 2013 in Washington, Illinois. Several tornadoes touched down across the Midwest today with at least three people reported dead in Illinois. (credit: Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images)

Tornadoes Wreak Havoc Across Midwest

Dozens of tornadoes and intense thunderstorms swept across the Midwest on Sunday, leaving at least five people dead.


A person fans out $20 bills. (credit: Getty Images/Jay Directo/AFP)

First Cash Buying 24 Pawn Shops In 4 States

First Cash Financial Services is buying 24 Mister Money pawn shops in four states for about $25.5 million in order to help broaden its U.S. presence.


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Cougars Spreading Across The Midwest

Cougars are spreading across the Midwest, as far south as Texas, a century after the generally reclusive predators were hunted to near extinction in much of the region.


Debris from an EF4 tornado remains scattered around a home on March 4, 2012 in Henryville, Indiana. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

North Texans Helping Midwest Tornado Victims

Residents in five tornado-ravaged states are in desperate need of help, and a group of Texans are answering the call by donating supplies.



Midwest Heat Wave Expected To Persist

The high temperatures gripping much of the Midwest are nearly certain to persist through the week, and will soon spread to the East Coast.


Joplin Tornado

North Texans Reach Out For Family In Wake Of Joplin Tornado

It was a sleepless night and nervous day for Dwayne Johnson, a Fort Worth man who left Joplin, Missouri just six months ago, and couldn’t reach the aunt he shared a home with.