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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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Huskers Get New Look

Nebraska football will be wearing alternate jerseys for its September 14th home game against UCLA.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.