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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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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.