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SDSU Women Fall To Creighton

Marissa Janning gave Creighton a 61-59 lead with 47 seconds remaining as the Bluejays closed Tuesday’s nonconference game with a 10-4 run to hand South Dakota State a 68-63 loss.

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GPAC Women’s Final Set

The 2013 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Postseason Women’s Soccer Tournament completed semifinal round play on Tuesday as the number one and two seeds each hosted games.

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Nebraska Preps To Semis

Nebraska held quarterfinal round action in four classes of high school football Tuesday.

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Huskers Top Summit Team

Walter Pitchford scored 14 points to lead Nebraska in a 62-47 win over Western Illinois last night at Pinnacle Bank Arena

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New Look For Target Center

The Minneapolis City Council has approved an agreement with the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx to renovate the Target Center, one of the NBA’s oldest venues.

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Mauer Moves To First

Joe Mauer will be moving from catcher to first base on a full-time basis for the Minnesota Twins.

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Timberwolves Come Up Short

Blake Griffin had 25 points and 10 rebounds, Chris Paul added 21 points and the Los Angeles Clippers held off the Minnesota Timberwolves 109-107 on Monday night

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USD Falls On Road

The University of South Dakota men’s basketball team completed an eastern swing 0-2.

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Coyote Star Honored

For the second straight season, South Dakota’s Nicole Seekamp has been named the initial Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its football Player of the Week honors.

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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.