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Gophers Win In Rout

It’s a good start for the Gophers.

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Twins Drop Fifth Straight

Bruce Chen and three relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Royals completed a three-game sweep of the Twins with a 3-1 win at Target Field.

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Vikings Close Out Pre-Season

The Vikings close out preseason play tonight against the Tennessee Titans at the Metrodome.

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Gophers Open At Home

The Minnesota Golden Gophers open up the 2013 season tonight against the UNLV Rebels at TCF Bank Stadium.

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Series Wraps Up In Minnesota

The Twins wrap up their three-game series with the Kansas City Royals today at Target Field.

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Perez, Royals Pound Twins

Salvador Perez had four hits and two home runs, Danny Duffy pitched 6 2-3 shutout innings and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 8-1 Wednesday night.

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Huskers Hand Out Black Jerseys

Seven Nebraska defenders were awarded the coveted black jerseys in practice yesterday.

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Twins Toppled By Royals

Kansas City continues to have the Twins number this season.

Willingham On Waivers

Twins outfielder Josh Willingham is on trade waivers, according to multiple reports.

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Viking Receiver Sidelined

The Vikings have placed wide receiver Greg Childs on the physically unable to perform list.

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Nebraska Highways Rate Highly

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A study of pavement conditions, bridges, traffic congestion and other factors ranks Nebraska's roads number-two in the country.

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Candidates For Iowa Governor Debate

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The fertilizer plant under construction in southeast Iowa was a major point of contention during Saturday evening's debate between the two major party candidates for governor.

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Chief Justice Worries About Partisanship

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United States Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts told a Nebraska audience he worries the partisanship that grips Washington will spill over onto the Supreme Court.

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Cell Towers Need Upgrades

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Several cell towers in Yankton County are in need of upgrades.

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Winter Will Be Cold, Or It Won’t Be

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While the Farmer’s Almanac might be calling for a bitter winter, weather experts are saying that depends.