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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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Changes To Iowa Snap Program

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It now costs Iowa grocery stores and other businesses more to accept payments through the federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.

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Iowa Lottery Moving To New Building

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The head of the Iowa Lottery says his agency's move into a new building is still scheduled to happen before the end of the year.

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Heineman Names Nelson Lt. Governor

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman says many factors led him to choose state Senator John Nelson, an attorney from Omaha, as his lieutenant governor for the final three months of his administration.

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Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Boosts Interest in Clean Energy

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The Wind and Solar Conference in La Vista offers a large pool of resources for anyone interested in clean energy development.

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CNA Training Program Aimed at Boosting Labor Pool

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The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.