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Huskers Earn League Honors

Several Huskers football players are receiving conference honors.

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Vikings Gain Overtime Win

Blair Walsh’s 34-yard field goal with 1:43 left in overtime gave the Minnesota Vikings a 23-20 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday after both teams missed kicks in the extra period.

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Stanford Crushes SDSU

South Dakota State ended its second two-game California road trip of the season on Sunday with a 92-60 loss at Stanford.

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Twins Sign Hughes

The Minnesota Twins have agreed to a $24 million, three-year contract with right-hander Phil Hughes.

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Jacks Advance In Playoffs

South Dakota State scored 26 consecutive points and recorded seven sacks as the Jackrabbits advanced in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs with a 26-7 victory at Northern Arizona Saturday night.

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Morningside To Semifinals

Morningside College’s football team will travel to Des Moines, Iowa, to face Grand View University on Saturday, Dec. 7, in an all-Iowa semifinal round game in the NAIA Championship Series.

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SDSU In Playoff Game

The South Dakota State University football team will make its second consecutive appearance in the Football Championship Subdivision playoffs,traveling Saturday to Northern Arizona.

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Huskers, Hawkeyes Holiday Showdown

Nebraska closes out the football regular season today at home against Iowa.

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Road Trip For Jacks

Fresh off its Progressive Legends Classic, Brookings Subregional championship, South Dakota State returns to the road, and to the state of California, for a pair of games.

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SDSU Women Fall To Stanford

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team fell to a top ten squad on Thanksgiving.

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Huether Not Talking About Future

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Sioux Falls Mayor Mike Huether spent a full day last week in his hometown of Yankton, meeting with civic and school groups, giving advice on what could be done to make Yankton another “boomtown.”

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Nebraska Gas Tax Debate Continues

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The 2015 session of the Nebraska legislature is entering the stretch run, with only a few weeks on the calendar.

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Another Delay For Pipeline Hearing

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The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission has decided that the public input session scheduled for next Monday, in Pierre, to hear comments about the construction permit certification for the South Dakota portion of the Keystone XL Pipeline will be postponed.

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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.