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Walters Odd Man Out

P.J. Walters pitched better Wednesday, but not well enough to keep his spot in Minnesota.

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Lynx Host Griner

The Minnesota Lynx return to action on Sunday as they host Brittney Griner and the Phoenix Mercury at Target Center.

Twins Swept By Yanks

Vernon Wells drove in three runs to lead a 13-hit attack as the Yankees outslugged the Twins 9-5 to sweep the four-game series at Target Field.

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Wild Make Decisions

The Wild will not extend an offer to center Matt Cullen, making him a free agent when the market opens today.

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Gordon On Sidelines

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon is expected to miss at least a few more days after a hard fall on Wednesday.

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Huskers Add Recruits

The Nebraska football team celebrated Independence Day by adding a pair of recruits from Missouri.

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Gibson Gets Second Start

The Twins look to avoid a four-game sweep by the Yankees as the teams wrap up their series today at Target Field.

Cano Beats Twins Again

A three-run sixth inning highlighted by a two-run Robinson Cano double gave the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Twins at Target Field.

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Wild Star An All Star

Wild defenseman Ryan Suter was named to the 2012-13 NHL First-Team on Wednesday.

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Gordon Takes A Tumble

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon has a right hip contusion and possible concussion after taking a hard spill while chasing a deep fly ball last night against Cleveland.

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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.