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USD Assistant Gets Mines Job

South Dakota assistant women’s basketball coach Ryan Larsen was named head women’s basketball coach for South Dakota School of Mines and Technology.

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Jacks Add Assistant

South Dakota State head volleyball coach Phil McDaniel announced the addition of Angela Mooney to the Jackrabbit volleyball staff on Wednesday.

Twins Fall In Extra Frames

Ben Zobrist hit an RBI single with two outs in the 13th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays won their season-best seventh straight game, beating the Minnesota Twins 4-3 on Wednesday night.

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Timberwolves Juggle Roster

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to a trade with Oklahoma City for guard Kevin Martin that also allowed them to land swingman Corey Brewer in free agency.

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Gophers Seek Facility Expansion

The University of Minnesota has put a practice facility for the men’s and women’s basketball programs in a priority group of sports projects on campus estimated to cost $190 million.

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Omaha Welcomes Open

Golf fans are flocking to Omaha for the U.S. Senior Open.

Correia Seeks Turnaround

The Twins continue their four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Tropicana Field.

Rays Keep Twins Reeling

Chris Archer allowed an unearned run over six innings to help the Rays in a 4-1 win over the Twins at The Trop.

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Lynx Crush Dream

Monica Wright scored 22 points and Lindsay Whalen added 20 as the Minnesota Lynx crushed the WNBA-leading Atlanta Dream, 94-72, at Target Center.

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Thielbar On Leave

Minnesota Twins left-handed reliever Caleb Thielbar will go on the bereavement list Thursday following the death of his grandmother.

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There is a spirited race for the District 16 Senate seat in southeast South Dakota.

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Guardrails To Stay For Now

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The Iowa Department of Transportation is not planning to pull out special ends put on guardrails that are the focus of a Texas lawsuit until they get more information from federal transportation officials.

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Steve Imming and Fred are dressed as US Senators.