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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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GPS Tracking Suggested For Accused Stalkers And Domestic Abusers

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says it's time to give judges the authority to order electronic surveillance of some of the men and women who are accused of stalking or domestic abuse in Iowa.

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Iowa Home Sales Lower

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Home sales in Iowa decreased last month by 9.2-percent compared to August 2013, according to a new report from the Iowa Association of Realtors.

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Lt. Governor Decision May Take Weeks

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says it might take a couple of weeks before he names a new Lt. Governor to replace Lavon Heidemann, who resigned.

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Courts Might Overturn Ballot Decision

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A constitutional law professor doesn't believe the courts will allow a change to the Nebraska Republican gubernatorial ticket to stand.

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Feeding South Dakota Seeks Grant

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Wal-Mart is offering $3 million in grants to Feeding America food banks across the country.