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Royals Renew Manager

Ned Yost will be back managing the Royals again next season.

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New Contract For Gardy

The Minnesota Twins and manager Ron Gardenhire have agreed on a two-year contract extension through the 2015 season.

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Former Coyote Playing Overseas

Former USD women’s basketball player Tempestt Wilson will play overseas after signing a contract with GDESSA, a professional team based out of Barreiro, Portugal.

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Timberwolves Open Camp

The Timberwolves open up 2013-14 training camp today at Minnesota State University, Mankato.

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Huskers Mum On QB

Nebraska head football coach Bo Pelini isn’t tipping his hand about who will start at quarterback this weekend.

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Hawkeye, Cyclone Honored

A Hawkeye and a Cyclone are among the weekly best in their respective leagues.

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Vikings Score First Win

Adrian Peterson rushed for 140 yards and two touchdowns as the Vikings edged the Steelers 34-27 at Wembley Stadium in London.

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Twins Close On Sour Note

The Minnesota Twins finished their season with another loss Sunday.

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Royals Celebrate Success

The Royals are celebrating their most successful season on the diamond in nearly a quarter century

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Coyotes Top Summit Standings

USD has risen to the top of the Summit League volleyball standings.

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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.