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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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Lynx Claim Title

Maya Moore scored 23 points, Rebekkah Brunson had 15 points and 12 rebounds and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Atlanta Dream 86-77 to win their second WNBA title in three years.

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Kill Takes Leave

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has taken an open-ended leave of absence from the team to focus on treatment and management of his epilepsy.

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Reichow Gets Monthly Award

South Dakota State’s Joel Reichow has been named Male Athlete of the Month by The Summit League for his performance in August and September

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Wolters Returns To South Dakota

An SDSU star is returning home a pro.

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Timberwolves Score Victory

Kevin Love scored a game-high 20 points as the Timberwolves topped the Raptors 101-89 in Toronto.

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Vikings Renew Contract

The Vikings have agreed to a contract extension with defensive end Brian Robison.

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Post Season Sites Set

The Iowa State Cyclones and Iowa Hawkeyes will host opening round games during the 2014 Division One Women’s Basketball Championship.

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Super Bowl For Twin Cities?

The finalists for Super Bowl 52 are set

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Improvements Needed in Minnesota Child Protection Laws

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The State of Minnesota must continue to press for 24/7 response to child abuse reports in all 87 counties -

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Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

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A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.