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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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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.