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Jacks Win League Opener

A road win for South Dakota State enables the Jackrabbits to open Summit League play on the right foot.

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SDSU Women Take Home Decision

The South Dakota State women used their home court superiority to win their Summit League opener.

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Hawkeyes Roll On

Aaron White scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and five assists to carry the Hawkeyes to a 93-67 win over Northwestern last night in Iowa City.

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Huskers Nipped In Big Ten

Derrick Walton Jr. scored the go-ahead basket with 21.8 seconds left and Michigan held on to nip Nebraska 71-70 at Pinnacle Bank Arena.

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Coyote Standout To All Star Game

South Dakota senior linebacker Tyler Starr has accepted an invitation to play in the 89th East-West Shrine Game to be held at 4 p.m. Jan. 18 at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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Former Cyclone Murdered

Former Iowa State Cyclones football player Jason Berryman is dead.

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Hat Trick Sparks Wild

Rookie Justin Fontaine recorded his first career hat trick as the Wild cruised past the Coyotes 4-1 at Jobing.com Arena.

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Timberwolves Lose Late

Gerald Green nailed a fadeaway corner jumper with three seconds left to lift the Suns to a 104-103 victory over the Timberwolves at the Target Center.

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Jacks Begin League Play

The Summit League season is here for South Dakota State.

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SDSU Women Host League Foe

The South Dakota State women’s basketball team (9-7, 0-0) begins its seventh season of Summit Leauge play Thursday when it hosts IUPUI (10-5, 0-0) at 7 p.m.at Frost Arena.

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Midwestern Economy Down From August

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The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.

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Minimum Wage Increase Would Affect More Than Minimum Wage Workers

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A recent analysis of an increase in the minimum wage finds that workers making more than minimum wage could also see upward pressure on their income.

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South Dakota Infant Death Rate Down in 2013

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The number of babies that died during their first year of life was down in 2013.

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El Nino Could Mean More Winter Moisture

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South Dakota State Climatologist Dennis Todey says the coming winter could be a wet one with milder temperatures.

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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.