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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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Lusignan Repeats Honor

The Summit League named South Dakota State’s Trent Lusignan Athlete of the Week for his performance at the SDSU Classic.

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USD Kicker Gets Nod

South Dakota freshman Miles Bergner (Longmount, Colo./Longmount HS) has been named the Missouri Valley Football Conference Special Team’s Player of the Week.

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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.