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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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Twins Lose To Hot Foe

Billy Butler drove in two runs to lead the Royals to their eighth straight win, 4-3 over the Twins at Target Field.

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Twins Hope To Avoid Sweep

The Twins wrap up their three-game series with the Royals today at Target Field.

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Butera On The Move

The Twins traded catcher Drew Butera to the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline on Wednesday.

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Royals Add Outfielder

The Royals added some outfield depth before the Major League Baseball trade deadline.

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All Star Logo Unveiled

The logo for the 2014 Major League Baseball All-Star Game is out.

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Twins Seek Bounce Back

The Twins resume their three-game series with the Royals tonight at Target Field.

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Moose Blasts Twins

Mike Moustakas left the yard twice and knocked in four runs to lift the Royals past the Twins, 7-2, in the opener of a three-game set at Target Field.

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Brown Among Honorees

Huskers assistant football coach Ron Brown is getting set to be honored by Nebraska.

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Warner’s Story On Big Screen

The story of Burlington native and former Northern Iowa quarterback Kurt Warner is heading to the big screen.

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Growth Seen In Economic Index

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.