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Stewart In Iowa Hospital

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night.

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On The Road Again

It’s another road trip this week for the Minnesota Twins.

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Twins Complete Sweep

Justin Morneau and Oswaldo Arcia homered as the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

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Tight Finish At Hillcrest

Come from behind winners were the order of the day at the Hillcrest Pro-Am in Yankton.

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Former Viking To Hall

Former Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter was one of seven members inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio.

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Morningside Team To Beat

Morningside is the preseason pick to win the GPAC football championship.

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Viking Player Suspended

Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle DeMarcus Love has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.

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A Royal Sweep

James Shields and two relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Royals reeled off their ninth straight win with a 9-2 triumph over the Twins at Target Field.

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Wolters Signs With Bucks

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second round pick Nate Wolters.

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Huskers In Top Twenty

Nebraska ranks 18th in the “USA Today” preseason coaches’ poll.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.