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MVFC Concerns With Big Ten

The commissioner of the Missouri Valley Football Conference says her league would be hurt the most if the Big Ten Conference stops scheduling smaller Division I colleges.

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.

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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SD House Debate on School Funding Bill Halted by Procedural Move

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A potential vote on a bill that would raise the state sales tax by a half cent was halted by a procedural move in the South Dakota House yesterday.

7 hours ago in Local

Fargo Police Officer Shot, Not Expected to Survive

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A FARGO NORTH DAKOTA POLICE OFFICER WHO RESPONDED TO A DOMESTIC INVOLVING AN ARMED SUSPECT IN A NORTH FARGO HOME WAS SHOT AND MORTALLY WOUNDED LAST NIGHT.

16 hours ago in Local

Iowa Senators Disagree on Education Funding

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A debate over funding for K-12 education in the Iowa Senate included claims that many schools could be forced to cut their literacy programs.

17 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Colleges & Universities Requesting Money for Construction

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The Nebraska State College System is seeking roughly 50-million dollars for building renovations and new construction on its three campuses.

17 hours ago in Local

Nebraska Legislators Getting Pushed on Property Tax Relief

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Farmers and ranchers appealed to the Nebraska legislature's Education Committee for relief from rising property taxes.