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Jacks Continue Run

South Dakota State continues its Football Championship Subdivision playoff run Saturday afternoon, traveling to No. 3 national seed Eastern Washington.

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Vikings Play At Ravens

The Vikings are on the road this week as they travel to Baltimore to play the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens at M&T Bank Stadium.

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USD Women Win, Men Lose

It was a home win for the University of South Dakota women’s basketball team and a road loss for the Coyote men’s squad Thursday.

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Oral Roberts Returns

The Summit League announced the addition of Oral Roberts University as its ninth fulltime member Thursday.

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Lusignan Earns League Honor

South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan has been named The Summit League Men’s Cross Country Athlete of the Year.

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Smoke Gets In T-Wolves Eyes

The NBA says the game between the San Antonio Spurs and Minnesota Timberwolves has been postponed because of smoky conditions inside the Mexico City arena.

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Jacks Rip Dakota State

A total of 10 Jackrabbits scored at least two points and four scored in double figures as South Dakota State rolled past Dakota State by a score of 88-62 on Wednesday night at Frost Arena.

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Huskers Win In Challenge

Terran Petteway tallied 14 points to pace the Nebraska Cornhuskers to a 60-49 win over the Miami Hurricanes in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

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Cassel Gets The Call

Matt Cassel will start at quarterback on Sunday as the Vikings take on the defending Super Bowl champion Ravens in Baltimore.

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National Honors For Area Gridders

Football players from South Dakota State, Morningside and Nebraska have received national recognition for off the field success.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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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.