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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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Thune Offers Alternative To FCC Net Regulations

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The Federal Communication Commission voted three to two to issue new rules that would attempt to regulate the operations of the internet.

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Positives Seen In New Internet rules

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The Federal Communications Commission has passed new rules that seek to put some regulations on the internet.

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Loophole In Iowa’s Underage Drinking Law

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For the third year in a row prosecutors are urging legislators to deal with an "oops" in Iowa's underage drinking law.

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Speed Limit Increase Clears Committee

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A bill that would raise the speed limit to 75 miles an hour on many miles of interstate highways in Iowa has cleared its first hurdle in the state senate.

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Push For Constitutional Convention

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Nebraska lawmakers will be asked by representatives of the “Convention of States Project” to join their effort to change portions of the U-S Constitution.