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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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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.