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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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Coyote Cross Country Sets Schedule

Two home meets and an early look at the Midwest Regional course in Ames, Iowa, highlight the 2013 South Dakota cross country schedule.

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Weaver Tough On Twins

Jered Weaver continues to dominate the Twins.

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Twins For Twins Star

If there is something Joe Mauer knows well, it’s twins.

Vikings Open Camp

The Vikings report for their 48th training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato today.

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Hawkeyes Add Administrator

The University of Iowa has hired a Northern Illinois University administrator to oversee academic services for athletes.

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The Twins were missing their best player, but his replacement was Tuesday’s hero.

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Mauer Returns Home

Joe Mauer left the Twins to see his twins.

Vikings Happy In Mankato

The Minnesota Vikings have agreed on a three-year contract with Minnesota State University to continue their training camp on the Mankato campus through 2015.

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Former Creighton Coach Dies

Former Creighton basketball coach John “Red” McManus is dead at the age of 88.

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.