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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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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.

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Iowa Did Not Discriminate

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The Iowa Supreme Court upheld a Polk County District Court ruling that determined the State of Iowa did not discriminate against African-Americans in their hiring and promotion practices.

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Algae Alert Issued

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A health alert for toxic blue-green algae has been announced for multiple areas in Nebraska.

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Rail Car Shortage Continues

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A delegation of state officials was scheduled to travel to Washington last Friday and meet with the Surface Transportation Board about ongoing railroad shipment issues and delays.