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Lynx In A Romp

Maya Moore netted 23 points as the Minnesota Lynx mauled the Phoenix Mercury 91-59 on Sunday at Target Center.

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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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Take Back Drug Program Reinstated

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The director of the Iowa Office of Drug Control Policy is applauding a recent decision by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to reinstate its National Prescription Drug Take Back program.

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Search for U of I President Continues

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Sally Mason has stepped into retirement.

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Nebraska Senator Says Change is Needed In Highway Funding

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The fate of the Export-Import Bank could be tied to a long-term transportation bill.

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Congress Left With Few Days to Finalize Budget

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When Congress returns from the August recess after Labor Day, they will have only a few days to work through the budget and keep the government funded into the new fiscal year which starts on October first.

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Death Penalty Petition Continues in Nebraska

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts has been holding town hall meetings around the state in the last couple of weeks.