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Huskers Clash With Bruins

The Nebraska Cornhuskers host 16th ranked UCLA Saturday at Memorial Stadium.

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Iowa Rivalry Renewed

The state of Iowa will be divided this weekend when it comes to college football.

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Big Inning Dooms Twins

Jed Lowrie’s foul ball that turned into a two-run double after umpires changed the call highlighted a 10-run fourth inning as the Oakland Athletics pounded the Minnesota Twins 18-3 on Wednesday night.

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Gardy Ejected After Rare Call

Minnesota manager Ron Gardenhire was ejected in the fourth inning of the Twins’ game against the Oakland Athletics after an unusual play.

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Vikes Counter College Claims

Minnesota Vikings Kevin Williams and Charlie Johnson say they never saw the kind of impropriety detailed in a Sports Illustrated report about alleged corruption at Oklahoma State.

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SDSU To Add HOF Class

Four South Dakota State University all-time greats will be inducted into the prestigious Jackrabbit Sports Hall of Fame during on-campus ceremonies Oct. 26.

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Willingham Keys Twins Win

Josh Willingham hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning to put the Twins ahead, and they held on for a 4-3 win over the Athletics at Target Field.

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Twins Get 2014 Schedule

The Minnesota Twins will open the 2014 season on the road.

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Timberwolves Introduce GM

Milt Newton says he’s been waiting 22 years to become a general manager of an NBA team

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Suh Gets Fined

The NFL is sending Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh a message.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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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.