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Peterson Gets Checkup

Vikings running back Adrian Peterson does not have a Lisfranc injury

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Hawkeyes Roll On

Melsahn Basabe scored 12 points with 11 rebounds to lead Iowa in a 92-59 drubbing of Fairleigh Dickinson last night.

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Jacks, Coyotes On The Road

The South Dakota State Jackrabbits battle the Minnesota Golden Gophers tonight at Williams Arena in Minneapolis.

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Brewer Fined By NBA

Timberwolves forward Corey Brewer has been fined five-thousand-dollars by the NBA for violating the league’s anti-flopping rule for the second time this season.

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Frazier Gets Award

Former Nebraska quarterback Tommy Frazier is being inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame tonight.

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Heartbreaker For Vikings

Marlon Brown caught a nine-yard touchdown pass from Joe Flacco with four seconds left to lift the Ravens over the Vikings 29-26 from a snow covered M&T Bank Stadium.

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Area Teams Get Bowl Bids

Iowa, Nebraska and Minnesota have each received their assignments for post season football Bowl action.

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Jacks Win Historic Matchup

In the first wrestling dual ever held in the Sanford Pentagon, South Dakota State (1-3, 0-0) defeated old North Central Conference foe Augustana, 17-15 in front of 1,182 fans.

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Coyotes Split In Rapid City

A pair of University of South Dakota basketball games played in Rapid City Saturday produced a split decision. The Coyote…

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SDSU Season Ends In Playoffs

Walter Payton Award finalist Vernon Adams threw for five touchdowns, including two in a pivotal third quarter, to lead third seeded Eastern Washington to a 41-17 victory over South Dakota State in second round action of the FCS playoffs.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.