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Wild Win Shootout

Zach Parise and Jason Pominville both scored in the shootout as the Wild edged the Maple Leafs 2-1 at The X.

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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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Growth Seen In Economic Index

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.