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Huskers To Host Rated Team

Nebraska will face its toughest test to date this Saturday when they host UCLA.

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Wrestling Gets Reprieve

Iowans are celebrating the decision of the International Olympic Committee to keep wrestling in the Summer Games in 2020.

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Vikings Open At Detroit

The Vikings open up the 2013 regular season on Sunday in Detroit against the Lions.

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Jacks Face Old Rival

The nationally ranked South Dakota State University football
team faces its first road test of the season Saturday, traveling to Grand Forks, N.D., for a meeting against longtime rival North Dakota.

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Twins Begin Homestand

The Twins begin a 10-game homestand tonight against the Toronto Blue Jays at Target Field.

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Huskers Seek Second Win

Nebraska will try to make it 2-and-0 to start the football season when they host Southern Miss tomorrow.

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Hawkeyes Seek Bounceback

The Iowa Hawkeyes will try to bounce back from their season-opening loss this Saturday.

Jacks Release Schedule

A schedule is now set for another season of Jackrabbit basketball

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Coyotes Add Assistant

South Dakota head women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has announced the hiring of Joshua Hutchinson as assistant coach.

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Astros Walkoff Twins

Trevor Crowe singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Astros prevailed over the Twins 6-5 at Minute Maid Park.

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Minnesota Budget Still Under Construction

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State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.

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Death Penalty Showdown in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.

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Bill to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Advances

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Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.

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Service Honors Fallen Omaha Officer

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Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.

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Blood Donations Needed For Summer

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The upcoming summer season brings with it busier schedules, and LifeServe Blood Center, based in Sioux City, Iowa, finds their blood supply falls low as people take less time to make regular donations.