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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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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.