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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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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.