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Vikings Back At Work

The Vikings resume organized activities today.

Twins On The Road

The Twins open a three-game series with the Royals tonight in Kansas City.

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Twins Sweep Brewers

The Twins used four home runs Thursday to down the Brewers, 8-6, at Target Field.

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Jacks Face Tourney Test

The South Dakota State University baseball team will make its first-ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament at the Division I level.

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Tough Start for the Huskers

The Nebraska softball team is off to a heartbreaking start in the Women’s College World Series.

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Hegge Joins Mount Marty Program

Mount Marty College has announced the commitment of Crofton High School’s Ben Hegge to attend Mount Marty College.

Brett Teaching Royals Hitters

George Brett is now the Royals interim hitting coach.

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Cyclones Get Transfer

Former Marshall guard DeAndre Kane is heading to Iowa State.

Legends List Has Change

Two-time NFL pro-bowler and Super Bowl champion Joe Theismann and Olympic triathlete Hunter Kemper have been added to the Hy-Vee/Sanford Legends list of celebrity athletes for 2013.

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Augie Tracksters Earn Honors

Augustana’s Travis Beniak, Henrik Holmberg, Aaron Jung, and Runa Falch earned All-America honors from the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) .

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Executive Director Needed For LRC

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today in Pierre. They are in the process of looking…

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Talks With Railroads Continue

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The Surface Transportation Board held a hearing in Washington last week.

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Branstad Pushes For Bullying Bill

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says private schools should be included in any anti-bullying measure the legislature passes this year.

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Filibusters Dominate Nebraska Legislative Session

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Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, Senator Greg Adams of York, understands many will remember this past legislative sessions for its filibusters as much as anything else.

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Autism Bill Signed

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that requires some health insurance plans to cover screenings and therapy to children with autism.