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Pelini Brother Resigns

The brother of Nebraska football coach Bo Pelini is out of a job.

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Timberwolves Open Season

The Timberwolves open up the 2013-14 regular season tonight against the Orlando Magic at the Target Center.

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Prep Playoffs Begin

Round one of South Dakota high school football playoffs began Tuesday night in five of the seven classes.

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Allen Remains A Viking

Vikings defensive end Jared Allen is still wearing purple and gold.

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Gold Gloves For KC Trio

Three Royals are celebrating honors for defensive excellence.

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GPAC Honors Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its Players of the Week in football.

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Vikings Question QB Starter

Minnesota Vikings coach Leslie Frazier says he will decide later this week whether Josh Freeman or Christian Ponder will start at quarterback against Dallas on Sunday.

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Huskers Return Home

The Huskers are back home this weekend after a pair of conference road games.

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New Look For Target Center

The Minnesota Timberwolves and the City of Minneapolis have announced a $97 million renovation plan for Target Center.

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Hubert Earns MVFC Honor

South Dakota State University wide receiver Brandon Hubert has been named Missouri Valley Football Conference Offensive Player of the Week for his performance in the Jackrabbits’ 37-34 double-overtime victory over Northern Iowa on Oct. 26.

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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.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.