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GPAC Names Weekly Best

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

Ponder Hopes To Return

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is optimistic that he’ll be able to play this week.

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Timberwolves Finally Beat Lakers

The Timberwolves snapped a six year losing streak Sunday.

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USD Women Suffer Setback

UC Irvine survived a late comeback attempt to top the South Dakota’s women’s basketball team 68-64 at the Bren Events Center on Sunday afternoon.

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Coyotes Lose Heartbreaker

Ellis Henderson’s 98-yard kickoff return with 1:36 to go in the fourth quarter helped No. 12 Montana survive South Dakota 31-27 Saturday at the Dakota Dome.

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Jacks Win Home Finale

The South Dakota State University football team closed out the home portion of its regular season schedule with a 29-0shutout victory over Indiana State.

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Viking Receiver Arrested

Vikings wide receiver Jerome Simpson is dealing with some legal issues after his arrest on suspicion of drunken driving.

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Vikings Rally For Victory

Adrian Peterson’s one-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter gave the Vikings the lead as they held on to beat the Redskins 34-27 at Mall of America Field.

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Home Finale For SDSU Gridders

The South Dakota State University football team closes out the home portion of its schedule Saturday, hosting Indiana State in Missouri Valley Football Conference action.

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Wild Streak Snapped

Nicklas Backstrom scored the only goal of the overtime shootout, leading the Capitals to a 3-2 win over the Wild at the Verizon Center.

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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

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The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

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Positives Seen In New Internet rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

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Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

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For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

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Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

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A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.