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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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School Start Date Bill Tabled in Iowa Legislature

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A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.

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Nebraska Senator Scorned for Comments Against Police

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A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.

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Surface Transportation Board Reform Bill Passes Committee

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South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.

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RiverWalk Benefit to Fund Yankton Sculptures

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There will be few new bartenders in downtown Yankton this evening.

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Day of Calling to Benefit Mount Marty Scholarship Fund

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Mount Marty alumni will be getting a phone call today from students and other college officials reaching out for scholarship donations.