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Twins Even Reds Series

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Torii Hunter homered again after a long delay at the start of the game, and Phil Hughes got his third straight victory, leading the Minnesota Twins to an 8-5 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.

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Astros Top Royals Again

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Dallas Keuchel allowed seven hits in eight innings to lead the Houston Astros a 4-0 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.

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UND Slugger In Spotlight

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University of North Dakota slugger Jeff Campbell is participating in this year's TD Ameritrade College Home Run Derby.

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Lynx Star Honored

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Minnesota Lynx guard Lindsay Whalen has been named Western Conference Player of the Week.

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Reds Outscore Twins

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Billy Hamilton scored three times in the first three innings to help Cincinnati open a huge lead, and the Reds held on for an 11-7 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Monday night.

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Ex-Cowboys player C.J. Spillman charged with sexual assault

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Spillman, who has played six seasons in the NFL, is suspected of sexual assaulting a woman at a Dallas hotel.

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Federer and Kvitova feast on Wimbledon starters

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The King of Cool began his quest for an eighth title.

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Chicago ships Saad to Columbus

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The Blackhawks have traded forward Brandon Saad as part of a seven-player deal.

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Blatter won’t attend Women’s World Cup final

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Senior executives of Zurich-based FIFA were charged with corruption by prosecutors in the United States over bids for major soccer tournaments.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

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Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Wednesday, July 1.

Lifestyle

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY: 26 freebies to help you celebrate

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On your birthday you can have your (free) cake and eat it too!

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At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

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The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Selfie sticks aren’t welcome at the ‘happiest place on earth’

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Planning a vacation to a Disney theme park? Leave your selfie stick at home.

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Road rage: How technology can combat growing gridlock

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The federal government projects gridlock will worsen around the nation as more Americans live in urban regions.

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Google making it easier to ‘undo’ that email

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An option to cancel the delivery of an email within 30 seconds of hitting the send button is now a standard safeguard in Gmail.

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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After ‘gratifying’ week, Obama has long to-do list for his time left in office

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The President, who has about 18 months left in his second term, hopes to work with Congress on infrastructure funding and reforming the criminal justice system.

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Nearly one in three Americans owns a gun

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About 29 percent of people nationwide reported owning a gun.

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U.S., Cuba restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years

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The previous Cold War enemies agreed to reopen embassies in each other's capitals, with the Cubans saying that could happen as soon as July 20.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, July 1

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Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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USDA to Allow Beef Imports From Brazil and Argentina

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Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is moving ahead with two rules that will allow imports of fresh beef from 14 states…

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UNL to House New Drought Risk Management Research Center

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will house the new Drought Risk Management Research Center. It will be established at the National…

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Farm Groups Happy with STB Reform Bill

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South Dakota Corn Grower leaders met with Senator John Thune in Sioux Falls this week to get updated on his…

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More States Pile on Clean Water Rule Lawsuit

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This week Attorneys General from now 27 states, including South and North Dakota and Nebraska, filed suit against the EPA…

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.

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Budget Decisions Loom

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says as he makes a final decision on state funding for K-through-12 public schools,

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RagBrai 2015

Commodity Wrap

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2015 Northland Ford Truck Give-Away

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2015 Northland Ford Truck Give-Away

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