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Rice Slugger Wins Out

Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby.

Yankees Too Much For Twins

Robinson Cano clubbed a three-run homer, his fourth long ball in the last three games, as the Yankees cruised past the Twins 7-3 at Target Field.

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Willingham Sidelined

The Twins have placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list and reinstated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the DL.

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T-Wolves To Ink Free Agent

The Timberwolves have a new starting shooting guard.

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Ciao From The Royals

The Royals have one of the top international prospects in the fold.

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Creighton Gets Boost

The Creighton basketball team is getting a big boost as it heads into the new Big East.

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SDSU Duo On Elite List

A pair of South Dakota State football players have been dubbed pre-season All Americans.

Twins Blow Lead Again

Robinson Cano went 3-for-4 with a pair of homers and three RBI to rally the Yankees in a 10-4 beating of the Twins at Target Field.

Mauer Leads Catchers

Voting for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game is in its final days.

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Omaha Hosts HR Derby

The field is set for the College Home Run Derby.

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Iowa Senate Debate Questioned Loyalties

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U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley debated this weekend, accusing each other of special interest loyalties.

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Iowa Health Summit to Gather Rural Health Professionals

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The Heartland Rural Physician Alliance will be holding its annual summit to discuss the future of primary care.

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Climate Change Debate Over

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A report from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has confirmed the human impact on climate change.

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Protecting Water and Land From Keystone XL

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A concert featuring Neil Young and Willie Nelson, protesting the Keystone XL pipeline, was held Saturday at a farm north of Neligh Nebraska.

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Thousands Gather to Protest Keystone XL

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Thousands gathered Saturday at the Tanderup farm north of Neligh Nebraska to protest the Keystone XL pipeline.