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Augie Pitcher Drafted

Augustana sophomore Jordan Milbrath was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the 35th round of the baseball draft Saturday.

Twins Fall Twice

It was anything but a Sunday stroll in the park for the Twins.

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Five Punch Tickets

Five teams have already advanced to Omaha for the College World Series. UCLA, LSU, NC State, Louisville and Indiana have locked up spots. There are still three teams left to fill out the eight-team field.

Its Bayne After Rain

After a postponement on Saturday due to rain, Trevor Bayne took the checkered flag at yesterday’s DuPont Pioneer 250 at Iowa Speedway.

Coyotes Add Teammates

– Former Sioux City Bishop Heelan teammates Katelynn Poss and Megan McCarthy will be teammates again at USD.

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Augustana Teams Rate High

Augustana qualified 12 teams for NCAA postseason play to earn sixth place in the final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings.

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Pitchers In Draft Spotlight

Pitching was the top priority for the Twins in Thursday’s opening rounds of the major league draft.

Twins Lose Series

The Twins scored first, but the Royals got the last laugh again.

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Tribute To CWS History

Johnny Rosenblatt’s Infield at the Zoo will be formally unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today in Omaha.

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USD Thrower At Nationals

The first of the Coyote track stars competed Wednesday at the national championship.

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Franken Returns from Cuba

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Minnesota Senator Al Franken is wrapping up a nearly week-long trip to Cuba as part of a congressional delegation that's exploring ways the U.S. can expand trade opportunities with the island nation.

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Iowa Universities to Address Sexual Assault

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The board that governs the three state universities in Iowa will discuss creating a campus safety and security sub-committee at its meeting next week in Ames.

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Egg Prices Rise in Response to Avian Flu

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Consumers are seeing some grocery prices rise as the price of eggs used by food manufacturers has more than tripled in recent weeks due to the avian influenza outbreak in 16 states.

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Death Penalty Repealed in Nebraska

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Nebraska lawmakers debated repeal of the death penalty for three and a half hours before finally voting to override Governor Pete Ricketts' veto.

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Avian Flu Continues Throughout Region

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State officials' hopes have been dashed that avian flu is tapering off in Minnesota.