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Sioux City Keeps Tourney

Sioux City will continue to host a national basketball championship.

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SDSU Wins Showdown

South Dakota Corn Utilization officials announced that South Dakota State University has won the inaugural “South Dakota Showdown Series.”

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Twins Face Marlins

The Twins begin a two-game interleague series with the Marlins tonight in Miami.

Vikings Sign Linebacker

The Vikings have signed free agent linebacker Desmond Bishop to a one-year contract, according to the “Minneapolis Star Tribune.”

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Bruins Closer To Title

UCLA is just a win away from its first college baseball national championship.

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Big Ten Adds Bowls

The Big Ten is continuing to expand its reach after reaching two more bowl agreements with the Pac-12 yesterday.

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Area Coach In Spotlight

Larry Buffington of Gayville-Volin High School is in the running for a national honor.

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Coyotes Earn Honors

Madison Mills placed third in the junior women’s pole vault to lead three Coyotes and a Coyote recruit to Junior All-American status at the USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships.

Twins Salvage Victory

Josh Willingham and Oswaldo Arcia drove in two runs apiece as the Twins topped the Indians 5-3 to avoid a three-game sweep at Progressive Field.

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Bulldogs, Bruins Begin Battle

The Mississippi State Bulldogs and UCLA Bruins battle for the College World Series title tonight in a best-of-three series.

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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

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Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Prison Reform Bills Introduced

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Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

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During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.

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Holiday Gave Boost To South Dakota Retailers

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It looks like holiday shopping gave South Dakota retailers a small boost at the end of last year.

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Sturgeon Found On Missouri River

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The discovery of two small fish in the lower Missouri River is big news for researchers and wildlife officials all along the river.