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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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Another Try At Expanding Medicaid In Nebraska

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Another attempt is being made in the legislature to expand Medicaid in Nebraska.

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Prison Reform Bills Introduced

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Nebraska State senators who held hearings throughout the interim on various problems with the state prison system have proposed legislation for this session.

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

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During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.

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Holiday Gave Boost To South Dakota Retailers

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It looks like holiday shopping gave South Dakota retailers a small boost at the end of last year.

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Sturgeon Found On Missouri River

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The discovery of two small fish in the lower Missouri River is big news for researchers and wildlife officials all along the river.