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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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Twins Drop Series Finale

Back to back losses to Oakland have cost the Twins another series.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.