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Omaha Hosts HR Derby

The field is set for the College Home Run Derby.

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Iowa Assistant Avoids Melee

Iowa tight ends coach D.J. Hernandez was in attendance when a fight broke out at a restaurant in Connecticut Saturday morning.

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T-Wolves Vet Opts Out

Timberwolves forward Andrei Kirilenko is reportedly opting out of the final year of his contract.

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Yankees Come To Town

The Twins open up a four-game series against the New York Yankees tonight at Target Field.

Twins Lose Slugfest

Eric Hosmer’s ninth inning solo homer held up as the Royals outslugged the Twins 9-8 at Target Field.

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Royals Drop Veteran

The Royals designated outfielder Jeff Francoeur for assignment following Saturday’s loss in Minnesota.

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Creighton Star On Elite Squad

Creighton’s Doug McDermott is one of 12 players that has been named to the Team USA roster for the World University Games.

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Wolters, Iverson Get NBA Call

Area standouts Nate Wolters and Colton Iverson were both drafted and both traded on NBA Draft Night Thursday.

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Timberwolves Trade Pick

The Timberwolves made some noise at the NBA Draft last night in Brooklyn.

Twins Top Royals

Justin Morneau had two hits and an RBI as the Twins topped the Royals 3-1 in the opener of a four-game series at Target Field.

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SD Prison Inmate Missing

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A prison inmate from the Yankton unit has not returned.

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Yankton Initiative To Offer $10,000 For Next Big Idea

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A new group called “Onward Yankton” has been teasing what they have been calling a new initiative for the community.

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Sediment In Lake An Issue

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The amount of sediment flowing into Lewis and Clark Lake from the Niobrara River have groups struggling to find a solution.

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Camping Reservations Being Taken

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With warm weather around the corner, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is gearing up for vacation season and already getting reservations for camping sites at many of the state parks.

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Nebraska Senate Debates Gas Tax

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A bill that would increase the gas tax in Nebraska by six cents a gallon will be up for debate this week.