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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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City May Change Plans For Land

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A recent study by a Chicago consulting firm found that the retail market in Yankton is pretty well served, with little room for any more large stores.

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Rounds Seeks Office Space

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The foot work is under way as South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds continues the preparations to take his oath of office in early January.

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Group Calls On Hy Vee To Stop Selling Tobacco

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An anti-smoking group has gone public with a campaign calling on Iowa's largest grocery store chain to stop selling tobacco products and e-cigarettes in its stores that contain pharmacies or health care clinics.

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No Deal Between Insurer and Provider

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska turned down CHI Health's proposal that would end a contract dispute that places the health care provider out of network.

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President’s Order Draws Ire

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The President's use of executive action to delay any move to deport as many as five million illegal immigrants has angered Nebraska Congressional Republicans.