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Vikings Pound Eagles

The Eagles’ five-game winning streak came crashing to a thud as the Vikings rolled to a 48-30 win at Mall of America Field.

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SDSU Women Add To Streak

It was another quality win for the South Dakota State women’s basketball team Sunday.

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Love Leads Timberwolves

Kevin Love posted 30 points and nine rebounds to power the Timberwolves to a 101-93 win over the Grizzlies in Memphis.

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Twins Re-sign Pelfrey

The Twins have agreed to re-sign right-hander Mike Pelfrey to a two-year deal.

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Royals To Add Infielder

The Royals are close to an upgrade at second base.

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Vikings Host Eagles

The Vikings host the red-hot Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Metrodome.

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Showdown In Iowa

Number-17 Iowa State hosts Number-23 Iowa at Hilton Coliseum tonight.

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Wild Fall In Shark Tank

Joe Pavelski scored a pair of goals as the Sharks skated to a 3-1 win over the Wild at The Shark Tank.

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Jacks Share Cup Lead

At the conclusion of the 2013-14 fall season, IUPUI and South Dakota State are tied atop the leaderboard in the race for The Summit League Commissioner’s Cup with 21 points.

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Augustana Tenth In Learfield List

Augustana College is ranked 10th in the second
edition of the 2013-14 Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings
with 160 points.

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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.