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Huskers Set Arena Debut

Nebraska basketball will debut at the new 180-million-dollar Pinnacle Bank Arena with a men’s and women’s doubleheader this fall.

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Dome Football Times Set

University of South Dakota has announced the starting times of its six home football games to be played at the Dakota Dome in 2013.

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SDSU Pitcher Gets Pro Deal

Former South Dakota State University pitcher Stephen Bougher will continue his baseball career at the professional level.

Twins Win Series Opener

Offense keyed a win for the Twins in the opener of a three game series with the White Sox.

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Scare For Minor League Twins

A bus carrying minor league players of the Twins was reportedly involved in a fatal car crash early Tuesday morning in Florida.

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Carolina, UCLA Advance

North Carolina and UCLA were winners at the College World Series on Tuesday.

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Twins Host Sox

The Twins open up a three-game series with the Chicago White Sox tonight at Target Field.

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Thriller At CWS

Trey Porter singled in two runs in the eighth inning and Mississippi State held on for a 5-4 win over Indiana in the College World Series.

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Former Chiefs GM To NBC

Former Chiefs General Manager Scott Pioli is embarking on a new chapter in his career.

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Iowa Reports Violations

The University of Iowa Athletics Department is reporting multiple violations to the NCAA and Big Ten.

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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.