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Royals Starter On The Block

Royals pitcher Ervin Santana is shrugging off speculation he will be traded before tomorrow afternoon’s non-waiver deadline.

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Former Twin On The Move

A former Minnesota Twins hurler has become part of the trading deadline dealing.

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Bison Picked To Repeat

North Dakota State has been picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference crown in 2013.

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Twins Return Home

The Twins return home and will open up a six-game homestand tomorrow night against the Kansas City Royals.

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Franklin In Mint Condition

Nick Franklin homered twice and knocked in four runs as the Mariners held on to top the Twins 6-4 to split the four-game series at Safeco Field.

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Coyote Buell Leads Honorees

A University of South Dakota standout has earned a national award.

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Lancers Add Recruits

First year coach Andrew Baker has added five players to the Mount Marty men’s basketball roster.

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Twins Sleeping In Seattle

Hisashi Iwakuma struck out nine over six innings of four-hit, shutout ball to pace the Mariners to an 8-2 win over the Twins at Safeco Field.

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Vikings Ink Picks

The Vikings signed each of their first round picks on Thursday as the team reported to training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato.

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Brett Returns To Front Office

George Brett’s stint as interim hitting coach for the Royals is over.

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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.