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Jacks Stay Unbeaten


The South Dakota State men shot over 65 percent in the first half and an even 50 percent in the second half in beating Houston Baptist 92-68 on Tuesday in the first game of the Cancun Challenge.

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Coyotes Outscore Miners


South Dakota senior guard Casey Kasperbauer scored a career-high 26 points on a night when he made his 200th collegiate three-pointer and led the Coyotes to an 83-63 win against South Dakota Mines Tuesday inside the DakotaDome.

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Huskers Earn Victory


Andrew White III and Shavon Shields combined for 23 first-half points to lead Nebraska past Arkansas-Pine Bluff 67-44 on Thursday night.

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Nebraska Adds Champs

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The final three Nebraska prep football champs of 2015 were crowned Tuesday in action in Lincoln.

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Big Ten Has New Award


The Big Ten's top performer on kickoffs, punt returns or both will receive the Rodgers-Dwight Return Specialist of the Year trophy beginning this season.

National Sports

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Rangers replace Maple Leafs atop hockey’s most valuable list


The Rangers, who return to the top of the rankings for the first time since 2004, were valued at $1.2 billion

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Rams’ Bailey in critical condition after shooting


The suspended Rams wide receiver was shot during an incident late Tuesday night.

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Baseball great Willie Mays, 16 others, receive honors from Obama


Yogi Berra, Barbra Streisand, Itzhak Perlman, and among 14 others were given the highest U.S. civilian honor.

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Warriors crush Lakers for best start in NBA history


The Golden State Warriors registered the best start in NBA history with their 16th straight victory in a blowout win over the visiting Los Angeles Lakers on Tuesday night at Oracle Arena.

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NFL ‘Deflategate’ appeal to be heard March 3, after Super Bowl


The federal appeals court in New York will hear the NFL's appeal of the lifting of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's four-game suspension in the "Deflategate" controversy.


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SPECIAL SECTION: Thanksgiving, Black Friday & more


Check out the latest shopping tricks, turkey tips, and Black Friday ads.

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Secrets for getting the best pieces of turkey


Tips for making sure your turkey is moist and flavorful this Thanksgiving.

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Retailers give shoppers new reasons to use mobile phones in stores


Retailers are using apps for smartphones to help drive shoppers to their stores, and make shopping easier.

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De-stress Thanksgiving by simplifying the sides


Here's two veggie sides that can be prepped ahead of time and popped right in the oven alongside the turkey.

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WATCH: How to perfectly carve a Thanksgiving turkey


This one-minute video from the experts at Butterball will turn you into a turkey-carving pro.


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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities


In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.

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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security


Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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2015 to be the hottest year in history


This year will be the hottest on record and 2016 could be hotter due to the El Niño weather pattern, the World Meteorological Organization said.

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Many House Republicans want refugee restrictions in spending bill


Nearly one-third of the Republicans in the House of Representatives signed a letter calling on party leaders to ensure that a must-pass spending bill block any use of federal funding to resettle refugees from Syria and nearby countries.

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Just call him a V.I.T.


The VIP birds have arrived at the White House to get the annual presidential pardon.


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Farm Bureau Survey Shows Thanksgiving Meal Cost Up

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The American Farm Bureau Federation’s 30th. annual price survey found the average cost of Thanksgiving Day dinner is up slightly…

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SD Blue Ribbon Task Force Differences

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While the final report of the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education has been delivered to Governor Dennis Daugaard, details of the legislative plan associated with it are still being worked on.

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API Wants EPA To Protect The Blend Wall

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Falling gasoline prices are giving the EPA room to hike the mandate levels on ethanol related to their coming announcement…

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Prevailing Winds Leaders Start Equity Drive

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The newest wind project to South Dakota is looking for investors. Another round of investor meetings will be held in…

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New Sr James Care Center Dedicated in Yankton

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The newly expanded Avera Sister James Care Center in Yankton was officially dedicated and blessed this week.

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Farm Group Adopts Policies On Trade And Buffer Zone

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Opposing the Trans Pacific Partnership agreement is contained in a major special order of business adopted by Minnesota Farmers Union…

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ASA Leader Confident We Can Compete With Argentina

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Farmers in the United States may be facing some stiffer competition for markets for their soybeans, corn and wheat following…

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Sioux Center Iowa Recovering from Double Outage

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Power has now been restored to all parts of Sioux Center after an electrical substation blew up early Saturday morning, leaving half the town of 75-hundred without electricity.

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Iowa Clergy Ask Governor Branstad to Re-think Refugee Policy

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A group of Iowa clergy has delivered a letter to Governor Terry Branstad, saying they're praying he will "reject fear and cruelty" and welcome Syrian refugees into the state.

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2015 Northland Ford Truck Give-Away

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2015 Northland Ford Truck Give-Away

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Commodity Wrap


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