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12 hours ago in Local Sports

Gopher Star Sets Records

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Rachel Banham tied a NCAA record with 60 points — with 10 coming in the first overtime and eight in the second — to lead Minnesota to a 112-106 win over Northwestern on Sunday.

12 hours ago in Local Sports

USD Women Maintain Pace

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South Dakota junior center Abigail Fogg came off the bench with a career high 14 points as the Coyotes survived Omaha 70-55 inside Baxter Arena Sunday.

12 hours ago in Local Sports

Iowa Powers Past Illini

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Peter Jok scored 23 points and Jarrod Uthoff added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois 77-65 on Sunday.

13 hours ago in Local Sports

Jacks Sweep Twinbill

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South Dakota State scored a pair of easy wins Saturday in Summit League doubleheader action at Frost Arena.

13 hours ago in Local Sports

Favre Among Hall Newcomers

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The first NFL game Brett Favre ever attended, as a teenager growing up in Mississippi, was the final home game of Ken "The Snake" Stabler's career.

National Sports

11 hours ago in Sports

Zika fears prompt Olympic concerns

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The United States Olympic Committee told U.S. sports federations that athletes and staff concerned for their health over the Zika virus should consider not going to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games in August.

11 hours ago in Sports

Goodell dangles expansion carrot to London

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The National Football League will play three regular season games in London next season and Goodell said he expects that number to rise in the future as the league continues to build a solid British fan base.

11 hours ago in Sports

PHOTOS: Super Bowl 50

The Denver Broncos players celebrate after the NFL Super Bowl 50 football game against the Carolina Panthers Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. The Broncos won 24-10. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

The Denver Broncos won their third National Football League championship with a 24-10 upset victory over the top-seeded Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50.

11 hours ago in Sports

Denver defense kryptonite to Panthers Superman Newton

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The Denver Broncos shocked the Carolina Panthers 24-10 as the Super Bowl closed out its first half-century on Sunday with an upset and a cliffhanger as Peyton Manning left everyone guessing about his future.

12 hours ago in Sports

Monday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of today's big sports stories.

Lifestyle

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Smoking bans lead to better national health

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People living in countries with public smoking bans have lower exposure to secondhand smoke and better health, according to a fresh look at past research from 21 nations.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Non-Dairy-Ben and Jerry’s coming to a freezer near you

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Raise your spoons! The Vermont ice cream maker has created four flavors using a certified vegan almond milk base.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

A real-life Amazon bookstore could be coming to a mall near you

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Amazon is reportedly going to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar stores - a surprise reversal from the online retailer credited with driving physical booksellers out of business.

6 days ago in Lifestyle

Americans say they are trying to cut sugar intake

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A new poll shows the general public is increasingly concerned about links between high-sugar diets and levels of obesity.

1 week ago in Entertainment, Lifestyle

Supermodel Cindy Crawford, turning 50, denies plans to retire

Model and author Cindy Crawford participates in AOL's BUILD Speaker Series to discuss her new book, "Becoming", at AOL Studios on Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

Supermodel Cindy Crawford on Monday denied reports that she planned to retire from modeling this month.

National

5 hours ago in National

White House seeks $1.8B in emergency funds for Zika virus

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The World Health Organization has declared an international health emergency over the rapidly spreading virus.

10 hours ago in National

Gas prices continue to drop

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The average price of gasoline has dropped 8 cents over the past two weeks, to $1.82 a gallon.

11 hours ago in National, World

North Korean rocket puts object into space, angers neighbors, U.S.

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North Korea launched a long-range rocket carrying what it called a satellite, drawing renewed international condemnation just weeks after it carried out a nuclear bomb test.

11 hours ago in National

Chipotle stores to open later on Monday for worker meeting

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Don't plan on getting a burrito for lunch today - every Chipotle location in America will be closed this morning for a food safety meeting.

11 hours ago in National

Trump says New Hampshire win not necessary to secure nomination

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U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said he does not have to win the New Hampshire primary vote on Tuesday to secure the nomination, apparently tamping down expectations despite holding a double-digit lead in that state's polls.

News

8 hours ago in Agriculture

Transportation Officials Says Congress Should Consider Oil Tax

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Last week President Obama proposed a $10 dollar per barrel oil tax phased in over five years to pay for…

9 hours ago in Agriculture

USMEF Officials Optimistic About China Opening Beef Export Market

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Officials with the U.S. Meat Export Federation are predicting China will open its beef market fully to U.S. exports in…

9 hours ago in Agriculture

NEFU Disappointed With LB 176 Passage

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Nebraska Farmers Union leaders were disappointed at the Unicameral’s decision on Friday to end the ban on in-state packer ownership…

9 hours ago in Agriculture

CSP Signup Underway….

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The Natural Resources Conservation Service is now taking applications for the Conservation Stewardship Program. Last week USDA officials announced there…

9 hours ago in Agriculture

ADM Considering Selling Ethanol Plants

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Archer Daniels Midland is reportedly considering selling two of its ethanol plants, one in Iowa and the other in Nebraska.…

10 hours ago in Local

SD Legislators Attempting to Deal with Trans-Gender Issues

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The South Dakota House last week approved HB1008, a bill that would restrict trans-gender students’ access to bathrooms in public schools, by a margin of 58 to 10.

10 hours ago in Local

SD Legislators Get First Look at Sales Tax Bill

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The bill containing the Governors funding plan for teacher pay and increased sales taxes will be up for debate in a South Dakota House committee today.

20 hours ago in Local

Improvements Needed in Minnesota Child Protection Laws

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The State of Minnesota must continue to press for 24/7 response to child abuse reports in all 87 counties -

21 hours ago in Local

Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

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A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

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