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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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F Grade On Cutting Tobacco Use

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A new report card on Iowa's efforts to cut the use of tobacco products gives the state one A and three Fs.

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Iowa School Aid Levels Debated

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Republicans and school groups are staking out widely different positions over how much state aid should be forwarded to Iowa's public school districts.

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Changes Sought In Drivers License Law

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A Nebraska state senator hopes there's a change at the top, but if not, he plans to push ahead for a change in state policy that would allow youth brought to Nebraska illegally when young to obtain driver's licenses.

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Children’s Groups Merge

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Here 4 Youth is an organization in Sioux Falls that offers after school services to children with special needs and their siblings.

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Record Numbers For South Dakota State Parks

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South Dakota’s state parks saw a record number of campers last year.