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  • Most Indian broadcasters broke the story Tuesday in short, 30-second reports and the occasional obituary of two or three minutes.

    Indian Swami's Death Draws Scant Attention

  • Stevens called a 30-second time-out so the Bulldogs could regroup.

    Underdawgs

  • As the Red Storm called a 30-second timeout with 9:16 left, the Orange players were all raising their arms, encouraging the crowd to raise the noise level.

    CNN.com

  • Flyers coach Peter Laviolette called a 30-second timeout and unloaded on his team for their second straight sluggish start.

    The Seattle Times

  • That was apparently the case at Nebraska, where first-year pitcher Logan Ehlers was suspended for 60 percent of the Cornhuskers' regular season because of what his coach has called a "30-second contact" between his adviser and the Blue Jays at the Cape Cod summer league.

    The Seattle Times

  • The Islanders called a 30-second timeout and another sellout crowd was roaring in celebration.

    The Seattle Times

  • The cost of 30-second Super Bowl TV ads have steadily risen since Super Bowl I, when the list price for NBC was $37,500 and CBS, also carrying the game, charged $42,500.

    Selling the Super Bowl is a sure thing

  • While Huckabee's explanation of why he did what he did -- Clemmons was serving a 108-year sentence for robbery and theft when Huckabee commuted his sentence to 47 years and made him eligible for parole -- makes sense, it doesn't fit neatly into a 30-second ad.

    The case against Mike Huckabee

  • * Ophthalmologist Rand Paul (R) is launching his closing ad in the Kentucky Senate race, a 30-second spot featuring Paul's wife, Kelley.

    Afternoon Fix: Charlie Crist says he'd caucus with Democrats if elected; DSCC on air for Scott McAdams in Alaska

  • The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee launched its first TV ad in Alaska's three-way Senate race over the weekend, a 30-second spot that takes aim at Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R).

    Democratic focus on outside money comes up short with moderates

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