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Mauer Leads Catchers

Voting for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game is in its final days.


Omaha Hosts HR Derby

The field is set for the College Home Run Derby.


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.


T-Wolves Vet Opts Out

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


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.


Royals Drop Veteran

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


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.


Wolters, Iverson Get NBA Call

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


Timberwolves Trade Pick

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

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Iowa Harvest Moving Quickly

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Iowa farmers are making rapid harvest progress.

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Iowa Senate Democrats Dispute Republican Governor Terry Branstad

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Iowa Senate democrats say Governor Terry Branstad is overstepping his authority.

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Dealing With the Iran Nuclear Deal


Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says Congress needs to keep tabs on the Iran nuclear deal.

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Nebraska Economy Will Survive the Loss of ConAgra


ConAgra leaving Omaha will cause some economic problems.

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Educational Cooperative To Be Investigated

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked the Government Operations and Audit Committee of the legislature to review the financial operations of the Mid Central Educational Cooperative.