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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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F Grade On Cutting Tobacco Use

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A new report card on Iowa's efforts to cut the use of tobacco products gives the state one A and three Fs.

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Iowa School Aid Levels Debated

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Republicans and school groups are staking out widely different positions over how much state aid should be forwarded to Iowa's public school districts.

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Changes Sought In Drivers License Law

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A Nebraska state senator hopes there's a change at the top, but if not, he plans to push ahead for a change in state policy that would allow youth brought to Nebraska illegally when young to obtain driver's licenses.

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Children’s Groups Merge

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Here 4 Youth is an organization in Sioux Falls that offers after school services to children with special needs and their siblings.

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Record Numbers For South Dakota State Parks

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South Dakota’s state parks saw a record number of campers last year.