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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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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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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.