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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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Human Trafficking Bills Have Congressional Support

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Several bills have been passed in the U.S. House to address human trafficking.

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Iowa Unemployment Drops

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The state unemployment rate in Iowa dropped in December, and a spokesperson for Iowa Workforce Development says the state is getting close to "full employment."

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Bill Seeks To Prevent Wage Theft

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Four Iowans who say they've been the victims of wage theft testified at the statehouse Tuesday, part of an effort by Senate Democrats to build support for a bill that would require businesses to provide employees with a written record of how they're to be paid.

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Nebraska Concerned About Possible Measles Outbreak

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Nebraska health officials express concern that a measles outbrak that began in Disneyland could spread throughout the country.

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Resolution Would Demand End To US Department Of Education

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The South Dakota House debated a resolution yesterday calling for the abolition of the US Department of Education.