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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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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.