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Mauer On Winning Side

Ten pitchers combined for a three-hitter as the American League defeated the National League 3-0 in the 84th annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

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Days Of Rest

The Twins have a few more days off before opening the second half of the season.

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Summer League Win For T-Wolves

Brandon Paul scored 13 points off the bench as the Timberwolves topped the Heat 80-71 for their first win in the Las Vegas Summer League.

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Lolo In Low Places

Reports indicate Des Moines, Iowa Olympian Lolo Jones could be in trouble for a bar fight in Lake Placid, New York.

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Kearney Seeks A.D.

Four finalists have been announced in the search for a new athletic director at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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Summit Showdowns Set

The Summit League has announced its 2013-14 women’s basketball schedule.

Two Represent Twins

Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins will represent the Twins at tonight’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

Vikings 35th On Worth List

The Minnesota Vikings rank 35th on Forbes’ latest list of most valuable sports franchises in the world.

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Timberwolves Partner With Energy

The Iowa Energy will be the Timberwolves D-League affiliate for the 2013-14 season.

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Chiefs Sign Albert

Chiefs offensive tackle Branden Albert will play the 2013 season on a one-year contract.

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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.