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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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Life Without Parole to Replace Nebraska Death Penalty

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Nebraska is now among 19 states that do not have the death penalty.

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Franken Returns from Cuba

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that's exploring ways the U.S. can expand trade opportunities with the island nation.

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Iowa Universities to Address Sexual Assault

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The board that governs the three state universities in Iowa will discuss creating a campus safety and security sub-committee at its meeting next week in Ames.

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Egg Prices Rise in Response to Avian Flu

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Consumers are seeing some grocery prices rise as the price of eggs used by food manufacturers has more than tripled in recent weeks due to the avian influenza outbreak in 16 states.

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Death Penalty Repealed in Nebraska

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Nebraska lawmakers debated repeal of the death penalty for three and a half hours before finally voting to override Governor Pete Ricketts' veto.