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Cassel Gets The Nod

Matt Cassel will again be under center when the Vikings host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.  Head coach Leslie Frazier has named Cassel the starter for the second straight week, with fellow quarterback Christian Ponder suffering from a concussion.  Cassel has passed for 1,122 yards, seven TD’s and four interceptions in six games this season, including three starts.

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University of Nebraska President Calls for Major Impact on Water Resources

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds says the support the university receives from the state attracted him to the position.

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Iowa Lottery Considering Online Gaming

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Iowa Lottery officials are monitoring states that are experimenting with the electronic sale of lottery tickets.

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Yankton Middle School to Add Art Teacher

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The Yankton School Board has decided to add a full time art teacher back to the staff at the Middle School.

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Dakota State University Names New President

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José-Marie Griffiths, vice president for academic affairs at Bryant University in Smithfield, R.I., will become the 23rd president of Dakota State University.

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Nebraska Senators Support Tax Credit for Wind and Solar Projects

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Nebraska State Senators have advanced legislation that is written to provide for a production tax credit for wind farms and solar projects.