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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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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.