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Twins Complete Deal

The player to be named in the trade that sent catcher Drew Butera from Minnesota to the Los Angeles Dodgers now has a name.

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Wheaties Tabs Peterson

Adrian Peterson has reached another milestone of his decorated career: the cover of the Wheaties box.

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Morningside Tops Rankings

National runner-up Morningside (Iowa) begins the 2013 season as the No. 1 ranked team in the 2013 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll.

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Albers Tosses Shutout

Andrew Albers may be for real.

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Twins Welcome Ramirez Return

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Wilkin Ramirez from the disabled list after missing 69 games with concussion problems.

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T-Wolves Want Center Back

The Minnesota Timberwolves are working on re-signing restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic.

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Cyclones Selling Out

If you wanted season tickets for Iowa State University football, you’re now out of luck.

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Twins Win Series

The Twins completed another winning road trip Sunday.

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Royals Add Carroll

The Kansas City Royals have added infield depth by making a trade with the Minnesota Twins for Jamey Carroll.

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Update On Floyd Injury

Vikings rookie defensive tackle Sharrif Floyd says an MRI on Sunday showed no damage to his left knee.

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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.

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75th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Underway

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Up to a million people may descend on western South Dakota this week to take part in the 75th annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

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Mid-American Economy Sees Weak Growth in July

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for July, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, slumped for the month.

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Nebraska Best Burger Contest Underway

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There is a twist in this year's Nebraska Beef Council's Best Burger Contest.