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Chiefs, Niners Swap Receivers

The Chiefs and 49ers are swapping disappointing wide receivers.

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Iowa Team Out At LLWS

The Urbandale, Iowa little league team has been eliminated from contention at the Little League World Series.

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Twins Host Makeup Game

The Twins host the New York Mets today at Target Field in a makeup game from a rainout on April 14th.

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Sox Trip Twins Again

Alexei Ramirez finished a triple short of the cycle and drove in three runs as the White Sox topped the Twins 5-2 at Target Field.

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Vikings Prepare For Niners

The Vikings continue to prepare for their next preseason game on Sunday night in San Francisco against the 49ers.

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Huskers Lose Lineman

The Nebraska Cornhuskers will be without defensive tackle Kevin Williams for the rest of the season.

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Iowa Little Leaguers Stay Alive

The Urbandale, Iowa little league squad fought off elimination on Saturday night with a thrilling 6-5 victory over Michigan.

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Vikes Face Bills

The Vikings continue preseason play tonight as they battle the Buffalo Bills in New York.

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Hermann Is Hero

Chris Herrmann’s pinch-hit single in the bottom of the ninth lifted the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday night.

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Vikings Boost Mankato

The Minnesota Vikings say about 69,000 football fans attended training camp in Mankato this year.

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Plenty of Jobs in Agriculture

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A report recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows there are plenty of jobs in ag-related fields.

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Nebraska Attorney General Questions Death Penalty Repeal

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Attorney General Doug Peterson is raising questions about the legality of a section of the death penalty repeal law passed by the legislature.

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Crash Rates Highest for Teens

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A new study finds almost two-thirds of people injured or killed in crashes involving a teen driver are people -other- than the teen behind the wheel.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Governor Again

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State legislators have overriden Governor Pete Ricketts again to pave the way for youth brought into the country illegally to apply for Nebraska driver's licenses.

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Minnesota Groups Supports Waters of the US Rule

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A final rule to clarify which water bodies fall under regulations of the Clean Water Act has been released by the EPA.