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Twins Shuffle Roster

After putting a close to a disappointing first-half, the Twins on Sunday decided to shuffle up their roster heading into the All-Star break.

Break Time For Twins

The Twins enter the All-Star break in fourth place in the American League Central at 39-and-53, 12 games behind first place Detroit.

Hicks Leads Twins Over Yanks

Aaron Hicks smacked a three-run homer as the Twins topped the Yankees 10-4 in the rubber match of a weekend series in the Bronx.

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Perry Wins In Omaha

Kenny Perry shot a 63 on Sunday to win the U.S. Senior Open by five strokes at Omaha Country Club.

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Team USA In Consolation

Team USA picked up a 91-51 win over Norway in the consolation bracket at the World University Games.

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Coyote In Spotlight

University of South Dakota senior linebacker Tyler Starr is one of 20 players named to the 2013 Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

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Heading To The Break

The Twins begin a three-game series against the New York Yankees tonight in the Bronx

Twins Swept By Rays

Luke Scott and Evan Longoria hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning to break up a 1-1 game as the Rays beat the Twins 4-3 at Tropicana Field.

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Timberwolves Sign Veteran

The Minnesota Timberwolves and veteran power forward Ronny Turiaf have agreed to a two-year, $3.2 million contract.

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Logjam At Senior Open

The top of the leaderboard is jam packed after Thursday’s first round of the U.S. Senior Open.

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Bosworth Sentenced To Prison, Sentence Suspended

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has been sentenced to prison for her conviction of violating election filing laws.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.