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Sox Batter Twins

The White Sox posted a seven-spot in the opening inning and never looked back as they crushed the Twins, 12-1, in the first of three at U.S. Cellular Field.

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Stadium Issue Remains Hot

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton says Vikings owners Zygi and Mark Wilf should have to cover much of the team’s share of stadium construction from their own pockets, not through profit from expensive personal seat licenses

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Kill Returns To Work

Minnesota coach Jerry Kill has returned to work, and his boss says he still has full confidence in Kill’s ability to do the job despite another public seizure.

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Vikings Nipped On Late TD

Jay Cutler connected with Martellus Bennett on a 16-yard touchdown pass with 10 seconds left as the Bears clipped the Vikings 31-30 at Soldier Field.

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SDSU Newcomer Earns Honor

A first college start has earned a Jackrabbit football player his first MVC honor.

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Late Homers Rally Twins

Ryan Doumit and Josmil Pinto hit home runs for the Twins in their 6-4 win over the Rays at Target Field.

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Huskers Fall From Polls

Nebraska is taking a hit in this week’s college football poll.

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Hawkeyes Win Game, Lose Property

Iowa is celebrating with the Cy-Hawk Trophy.

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Jacks Go For Third Straight

The nationally ranked South Dakota State University football team will be in search of its first 3-0 start since 2009.

Vikings Seek First Win

NFC North rivals meet up Sunday at Soldier Field as the Vikings go up against the Chicago Bears.

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South Dakota Senator Steps Down from Legislature

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District 16 Senator Dan Lederman of Dakota Dunes has announced he is stepping down from the South Dakota legislature.

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Topsoil Debate Continues in Iowa

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The public comment period for the proposed change in a controversial rule dealing with the amount of topsoil developers are required to return to a construction site will end Wednesday.

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Nebraska Senators Debating Term Limits

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Nebraska senators are debating whether voters should be asked to make an adjustment to their term limits.

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Plan for Iowa Caucuses On the Way

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The leaders of Iowa's two major political parties will soon announce a plan for releasing timely, accurate electronic results of the 2016 Iowa Caucuses.

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Severe Weather Season Underway

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As spring continues to unfold across the northern plains, it normally means we need to pay attention to the potential of severe weather.