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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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Storm Spotting Class In Yankton

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We all have to take responsibility for our own safety when it comes to severe weather.

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Rounds Votes No On Lynch

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Lorretta Lynch was confirmed by a 56 to 43 vote in the US Senate as the next US Attorney General.

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Executive Board To Meet

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature holds its first post session meeting on Monday in Pierre.

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Mental Institutes in Iowa Old, But Effective

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Four employees at the state-run Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant testified before the Iowa Senate Oversight Committee Wednesday.

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New University of Nebraska President Tours State

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University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds is new to the position of heading up the university system...and new to the state.