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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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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.