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SDSU Athlete Dies

South Dakota State University cross country andtrack and field student-athlete Phillip LaVallee died Thursday afternoon in a car-pedestrian accident near Otsego, Minn.

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Vikings Open Pre-Season

The Vikings open up preseason play Friday against the Houston Texans at the Metrodome.

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Twins Face Sox

The Twins play a doubleheader with the White Sox Friday in Chicago.

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NSIC Tabs Volleyball Favorite

For the tenth consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll.

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Cyclones See Lineup

The Big 12 announced its men’s basketball schedules Thursday.

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Sargent Returns To SDSU

A former South Dakota State basketball standout is returning home.

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Coyote Women Add Recruit

South Dakota head women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has ed to announced the signing of Emily Smith from Ocean Springs, Miss., to a national letter of intent.

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Twins Lose In KC

Alex Gordon was 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI to help the Royals pull out a 5-2 win over the Twins to take two of three in Kansas City.

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Doumit On The Sidelines

The Minnesota Twins were expected to place catcher Ryan Doumit on the disabled list with a suspected concussion.

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T-Wolves Rookie Disciplined

Timberwolves rookie forward Shabazz Muhammad has been sent home from the NBA’s Rookie Transition Program.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

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This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.