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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.

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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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Time Set For Coyotes/Jayhawks

The football game between South Dakota and Kansas to be played Sept. 7 at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence, Kan., will kick off at 6 p.m.

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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.