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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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GOP Retreats On DHS Funding

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Republicans in Congress had to retreat a bit, and pass a so called “clean” funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security.

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Severe Weather Season Approaches

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It is another one of the signs of spring. The beginning of severe weather spotter training classes.

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Weaponized Drones Targeted In Protest

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A candlelight vigil is planned this evening (Wednesday) outside the Iowa Air National Guard base in Des Moines to protest the use of weaponized drones.

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No Speed Limit Change, But Texting Bill Advances

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A bill that would have raised the speed limit on Iowa's interstates has hit a dead end in the Iowa Senate, but legislators are advancing bills targeting those caught texting and driving on Iowa roads.

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Electoral Vote Change Bill Clears Hurdle

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A measure proposing Nebraska revert to the winner-take-all distribution of presidential electors has cleared an important hurdle, yet still faces an uncertain future.