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Twins Salvage Chicago Win

Scott Diamond pitched into the seventh as Minnesota avoided a three-game sweep by beating the White Sox 4-3 at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Vikings To Face New Look Browns

The Vikings will need to quickly change their game plan against the new-look Cleveland Browns

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Pelini Gets Backing

Nebraska is sticking behind head football coach Bo Pelini.

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Chiefs In Thursday Game

The Chiefs are in Philadelphia tonight to take on the Eagles in this week’s Thursday night matchup.

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Sox Trip Twins Again

Dayan Viciedo had three hits and two RBI as the White Sox defeated the Twins 4-3 at U.S. Cellular Field

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Big 10 Coaches Respond

Big Ten football coaches say there aren’t many places where they can unload frustrations about fans, reporters or anyone else without paying a price.

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Twins Helping Lynx

The Minnesota Twins are stepping up to the plate to support their neighbors across the street.

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GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) has announced its weekly football Players of the Week.

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Jackrabbit Gets Soccer Award

South Dakota State women’s soccer goalkeeper Nicole Inskeep was named Defensive Player of the Week by The Summit League for her performance last weekend.

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Volleyball Honor For Coyote

USD outside hitter Kendall Kritenbrink was named the Summit League’s Volleyball Offensive Player of the Week on Monday.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.