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Jacks Picked To Repeat

Reigning Summit League Cross Country Champions, the South Dakota State men and the North Dakota State women, were selected the preseason favorites to repeat in 2013.

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IFL Adds Bemidji

A northern Minnesota city has landed an Indoor Football League franchise.

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Cyclones Get Receiver

The Iowa State Cyclones have landed wide receiver D’Vario Montgomery

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Morneau Powers Twins

Justin Morneau had a night to remember Tuesday against the Tigers.

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Mauer On Concussion List

Minnesota Twins star Joe Mauer has been placed on the seven-day concussion disabled list.

Twins Recall Tonkin

The Minnesota Twins have recalled right-handed reliever Michael Tonkin from Triple-A Rochester.

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Vikes Add Lineman

The Vikings signed rookie defensive end Spencer Nealy on Tuesday to fill the 90-man roster.

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Augustana Releases Schedule

Augustana men’s basketball head coach Tom Billeter has announced the 2013-14 schedule, which features two exhibition contests against Division I opponents.

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Twins Lose Makeup Game

Dillon Gee kept the Twins’ offense at bay as the Mets beat the Twins 6-1 in a makeup game from April 14th at Target Field.

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Viking Rookie Sidelined

Vikings first round pick Sharrif Floyd is expected to be out for the rest of the preseason after having a minor procedure on his left knee.

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Take Back Drug Program Reinstated

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The director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy is applauding a recent decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reinstate its National Prescription Drug Take Back program.

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Search for U of I President Continues

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Sally Mason has stepped into retirement.

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Nebraska Senator Says Change is Needed In Highway Funding

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The fate of the Export-Import Bank could be tied to a long-term transportation bill.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

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When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.