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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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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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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.