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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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Summit Swim Awards For SDSU

South Dakota State University juniors Wil Hogue and Connor Florand were each recognized by the Summit League for their performances last weekend.

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Land Assessment Task Force Meets

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The Agricultural Land Assessment Oversight Advisory Task Force, set up by the South Dakota Legislature met yesterday (Tuesday) in Pierre.

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Iowa Rates High In Kids’ Survey

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Iowa moved up four spots in the annual "Kids Count" survey, to third in the country this year.

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TV In Background Bad For Children

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Researchers at the University of Iowa are encouraging parents to turn off the television if their children are in the room and not watching the TV as well.

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Johanns Co-Sponsor Of Immigration Bill

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Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns co-sponsored a bill that would tweak the 2008 law on illegal immigrant children, create a swifter immigration process for children, and add 40 immigration judges.

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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.