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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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Iowa Senate Debate Questioned Loyalties

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U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley debated this weekend, accusing each other of special interest loyalties.

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Iowa Health Summit to Gather Rural Health Professionals

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The Heartland Rural Physician Alliance will be holding its annual summit to discuss the future of primary care.

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Climate Change Debate Over

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A report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has confirmed the human impact on climate change.

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Protecting Water and Land From Keystone XL

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A concert featuring Neil Young and Willie Nelson, protesting the Keystone XL pipeline, was held Saturday at a farm north of Neligh Nebraska.

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Thousands Gather to Protest Keystone XL

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Thousands gathered Saturday at the Tanderup farm north of Neligh Nebraska to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.