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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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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.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.