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Area Divers Honored

South Dakota State’s Clark Kocourek and South Dakota’s Greysen Hertting were named The Summit League’s Divers of the Week for their performances Jan. 10-11.

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Cyclones Suffer Second Setback

DeAndre Kane had 21 points and eight rebounds but number-10 Iowa State suffered a 77-70 loss to 15th-ranked Kansas last night in Ames.

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Area Teams Move In Poll

This week’s Associated Press college basketball poll produced promotions for Iowa State, Iowa and Creighton.

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Timberwolves Recall Player

The Timberwolves have recalled rookie forward Shabazz Muhammad from Iowa of the NBA D-League.

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Royals Saving Money

The Royals are saving some money on their 2014 payroll.

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Iowa Scores Major Upset

Iowa took another step toward being considered a national contender this season in college basketball.

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Timberwolves Popped By Spurs

Kawhi Leonard posted 17 points and six rebounds to help the Spurs sink the Timberwolves 104-86 in Texas.

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Coyotes Split With Denver

The University of South Dakota welcomed Denver to the Summit League while splitting a pair of basketball games over the weekend.

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SDSU Men Lose, Women Win

Saturday’s Summit League basketball action saw the South Dakota State men suffer their first league setback while the Jackrabbit women completed a sweep.

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Jacks Swim Past Coyotes

– Clark Kocourek and Connor Florand highlighted a dominating swimming performance by the Jackrabbits Saturday afternoon as SDSU swept the University of South Dakota.

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Iowa Unemployment Drops

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The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."

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Bill Seeks To Prevent Wage Theft

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Four Iowans who say they've been the victims of wage theft testified at the statehouse Tuesday, part of an effort by Senate Democrats to build support for a bill that would require businesses to provide employees with a written record of how they're to be paid.

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Nebraska Concerned About Possible Measles Outbreak

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Nebraska health officials express concern that a measles outbrak that began in Disneyland could spread throughout the country.

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Resolution Would Demand End To US Department Of Education

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The South Dakota House debated a resolution yesterday calling for the abolition of the US Department of Education.