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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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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

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Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Nebraska Governor Not to Support Death Penalty Repeal

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Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.

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Sioux City Teens Hospitalized, One Dead After Smoking Synthetic Drug

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A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug.

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Nebraska Legislators Debate Death Penalty Repeal

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Nebraska legislators have given preliminary approval to a bill to do away with the death penalty.

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Health Checks Part Of Safety Precautions

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When it comes to safety preparedness, most people think about smoke alarms, disaster kits, and escape plans.