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Cyclone Gets Big 12 Honor

Iowa State’s Jarvis West is being honored by the Big 12 Conference.

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Lynx Celebrate Title

The Minnesota Lynx celebrated their second WNBA championship in three years Monday with a parade through downtown Minneapolis.

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Panthers Crush Vikings

Cam Newton threw for three touchdown passes and ran for another score, and the Panthers romped past Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings 35-10 on Sunday.

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SDSU Player Earns MVC Honor

South Dakota State University cornerback Winston Wright has been named Missouri Valley Football Conference Defensive Player of the Week.

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Coyote Earns Weekly Award

University of South Dakota redshirt freshman running back Trevor Bouma has been named Missouri Valley Football Conference Newcomer of the Week.

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It’s Loud At Arrowhead

Arrowhead Stadium is reclaiming its title as the loudest NFL stadium

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Huskers Moving Up

Nebraska is three spots higher in this week’s “USA Today” top-25 college football poll.

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Jacks Seek Bounce Back

The Jackrabbits are seeking a return to their winning ways.

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Huskers On The Road

The Nebraska football team is on the road Saturday at Purdue

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Timberwolves Win In Sioux Falls

Othyus Jeffers had 13 points and six rebounds to lead the Minnesota Timberwolves to a 98-89 preseason victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.

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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.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.