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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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Jacks Win, Coyotes Lose

South Dakota State won on the hardwood on Saturday, while South Dakota lost on Sunday.

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Area Schools Awarded Nation’s Highest Honor

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Four schools in South Dakota, four in Nebraska, and five in Iowa received the National Blue Ribbon Award for their academic excellence.

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Utility Companies Reporting Scams Targeting Small Businesses

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Several utility companies across the Midwest are reporting scams that are targeting their customers.

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Nebraska Ballot Change a Logical One

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According to Nebraska Secretary of State, John Gale, changing the gubernatorial ticket to replace Lavon Heidemann's name with Mike Foley's avoids voter confusion.

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Avoidable Crimes Result of Premature Release of Inmates

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says most of the problems that led to the early release of hundreds of inmates are fixed.

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Midwestern Economy Down From August

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The Creighton Economic Forecasting Group released the monthly survey of economic indicators throughout the Midwest.