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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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Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

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Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

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State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.

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Nebraska Governor Please with Spending Plan

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.

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South Dakota Senator Recognizes Air Veterans

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In honor of the Memorial Day observance, South Dakota Senator John Thune made a floor speech recognizing the air aces of American military forces.

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

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Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.