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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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Augie Adds To Hall

Three All-Americans are included in the 2013 class of five destined for the Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.