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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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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

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Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Nebraska Governor Not to Support Death Penalty Repeal

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Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.

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Sioux City Teens Hospitalized, One Dead After Smoking Synthetic Drug

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A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug.

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Nebraska Legislators Debate Death Penalty Repeal

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Nebraska legislators have given preliminary approval to a bill to do away with the death penalty.

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Health Checks Part Of Safety Precautions

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When it comes to safety preparedness, most people think about smoke alarms, disaster kits, and escape plans.