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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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Stanley Cup In Twin Cities

The Stanley Cup has come to the Twin Cities.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Yankton Receives Road Grant

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The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

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School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

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Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.