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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.

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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.

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Mauer Wins Silver Slugger

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

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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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Vikings Battle Injuries

The Minnesota Vikings have a long list of injured starters and not much time before their next game.

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.