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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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Twins Sign Free Agent Pitcher

A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that free-agent right-hander Ricky Nolasco and the Minnesota Twins have reached agreement on a contract.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.

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STB Reform Bill Clears Committee

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The Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee gave bipartisan approval of South Dakota Senator John Thune’s Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill, which he introduced along with Commerce Committee Chairman Jay Rockefeller of West Virginia.

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Fischer: ISIS Money May Just Be Down Payment

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The Obama Administration is asking Congress for five hundred million dollars to expand the battle against ISIS terrorists in the Middle East.