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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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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.