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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.

SDSU Men Open On Road

The South Dakota State men’s basketball team opens the 2013-14 season this weekend with a pair of games at the USD Classic in San Diego, Calif., hosted by the University of San Diego.

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Jacks Earn Summit Honors

Eight members of the SDSU Jackrabbit soccer team, including head coach Lang Wedemeyer were honored by The Summit League with postseason awards.

Shorthanded Vikings In Action

Right tackle Phil Loadholt and cornerback Chris Cook are among seven players unlikely to play for the Minnesota Vikings against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night.

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NAIA Honors Osborne

Former Nebraska football coach Tom Osborne is now the face of NAIA championship football.

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Nebraska Preps Play On

Round two of Nebraska high school football playoff action continued Wednesday.

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Timberwolves Fall To Warriors

Klay Thompson posted a game-high 30 points to pace the Warriors to a 106-93 victory over the Timberwolves at the Target Center.

Mauer Wins Silver Slugger

Twins catcher Joe Mauer has won his fifth American League Silver Slugger Award.

Husker Cagers To Debut

The Nebraska men’s basketball team raises the curtain on the 2013-14 season tomorrow night.

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Mount Marty Coach Honored

Albert Fernandez, the head softball coach at Mount Marty College in Yankton, South Dakota, is the 2013-14 Great Plains Athletic Conference Coach-of-Character winner.

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SD Senate State Affairs Committee Hears Death Penalty Repeal Bill

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A bill that would repeal the death penalty in South Dakota is in front of the Senate State Affairs Committee this morning.

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Davison County Commission Rejects Permit for Wind Farm

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The Davison County Commission voted 4-1 yesterday to deny a conditional use permit for a proposed wind farm just west of Mitchell.

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Medicaid Expansion Still on Track in SD

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There isn’t much talk about Medicaid expansion in Pierre right now, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything moving.

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Aging SD Population will Pressure State Finances

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While much of the legislative attention is focused on giving teachers’ pay raises, another sector of public service employees may need to be next.

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SD Senator John Thune Pushing for Aggressive Senate Agenda

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US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has said that they may not take up many major issues this year due to the Presidential election in November.