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USD Women Outscore Valpo

Raeshel Contreras’ 19 points and Tia Hemiller’s 16 points led six Coyotes to score eight or more points as the South Dakota women’s basketball team topped the Valparaiso Crusaders 81-70 on Tuesday.

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Iowa Tops Nebraska

Iowa looked shaky at times but Hawkeyes coach Fran McCaffery will take the win.

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Iowa State Stays Unbeaten

Iowa State capped one of the saddest days in program history with a reminder of why its future looks so bright.

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Former Cyclone Coach Dies

Former Iowa State men’s basketball coach Johnny Orr has died at the age of 86.

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Hawks, Huskers Open Big 10

Iowa is now ranked 22nd in the country and opens Big Ten play tonight at home against Nebraska.

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Timberwolves Fall At Home

Shawn Marion went off for 32 points and six rebounds as the Mavericks held off the Timberwolves, 100-98, at the Target Center.

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Vikings Fire Frazier

The Vikings are carrying on without head coach Leslie Frazier.

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Vikings Win Metrodome Finale

Cordarrelle Patterson had touchdown on the ground and a reception as the Vikings defeated the Lions 14-13 in the final game at the Metrodome.

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Chiefs Open Playoffs At Indy

The Kansas City Chiefs will play the Colts in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon in the first round of the postseason.

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SDSU Women Suffer Setback

A 20-plus halftime lead helped UALR (5-5) beat South Dakota State (9-6) in women’s basketball action Sunday 66-45.

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Yankton And Vermillion Hold Joint Meeting

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The Yankton City Commission and the Vermillion City Council held a joint meeting last night in Yankton to talk about common issues, and expanded cooperation.

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Frye Ends Wayne State Career

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Today is the last day on the job for Curt Frye, President of Wayne State College.

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Thune Seeks To Expand Surface Transportation Board

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A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune would expand the numbers of members on the Surface Transportation Board, and give them more authority over railroad operations.

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Committee Studies High School Activities Association

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A legislative summer committee looking at the South Dakota High School Activities Association held their first meeting last Friday in Pierre.

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HIV Testing Encouraged

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State officials says HIV/AIDS is still a big problem in Minnesota and are urging people to get tested