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Coyote Star Honored

University of South Dakota junior distance runner Jeff Mettler has been named The Summit League Scholar-Athlete of the Year.

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Huskers Dismiss Pair

Two Huskers football players are being dismissed from the team.

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Timberwolves Ready For Draft

The Timberwolves hold two first round picks in tonight’s NBA Draft in New York.

Twins Limp Home

Placido Polanco’s two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the Marlins to a 5-3 win over the Twins.

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Gophers Boot Linebacker

Minnesota Golden Gophers linebacker Lamonte Edwards has reportedly been kicked off the team.

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Creighton Star Makes Cut

Creighton forward Doug McDermott is one of 16 finalists for the United States at the World University Games.

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Augie Star Going Pro

Augustana sophomore Jordan Milbrath has signed with the Cleveland Indians and will forego his junior and senior seasons

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Timberwolves In Foreign Game

The NBA is expanding its slate of global games next season.

Twins Fall In Miami

Marcell Ozuna went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBI to lead the Marlins in a 4-2 win over the Twins in Miami

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UCLA Wins Baseball Crown

UCLA is the winner of this year’s College World Series.

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Plenty of Jobs in Agriculture

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A report recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows there are plenty of jobs in ag-related fields.

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Nebraska Attorney General Questions Death Penalty Repeal

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Attorney General Doug Peterson is raising questions about the legality of a section of the death penalty repeal law passed by the legislature.

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Crash Rates Highest for Teens

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A new study finds almost two-thirds of people injured or killed in crashes involving a teen driver are people -other- than the teen behind the wheel.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Override Governor Again

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State legislators have overriden Governor Pete Ricketts again to pave the way for youth brought into the country illegally to apply for Nebraska driver's licenses.

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Minnesota Groups Supports Waters of the US Rule

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A final rule to clarify which water bodies fall under regulations of the Clean Water Act has been released by the EPA.