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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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Drunk Boating Monitored

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Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.

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Less Bacteria, More Algae in Iowa Lakes

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Sunny days with less rainfall have helped clear up some of the bacteria problems in the water at Iowa park beaches.

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Iowa Governor Vetoes School Spending

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has been hinting for weeks that he was unhappy with the legislature's bipartisan compromise on education funding.

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Caution Needed With Fireworks Displays

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Everyone loves a backyard fireworks display or attending a big show on the 4th of July.

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OSHA Investigating Nebraska Explosion

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The U-S Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration opened an investigation into Wednesday's explosion at Sapp Bros. in West Point, Nebraska.