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Twins Ink Pitcher And Catcher

The Twins have officially signed pitcher Mike Pelfrey and catcher Kurt Suzuki.

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Zenner Gains Another Honor

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner was named to his fourth different All-America team in the past week, earning a spot on the American Football Coaches Association’s FCS All-America First Team.

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Cyclones Add To Fast Start

Georges Niang scored 22 points, and No. 14 Iowa State beat Akron 83-60 on Monday to match the best start in school history.

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GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has named its basketball Players of the Week.

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Wild Fail On Road

Wayne Simmonds scored twice as the Flyers handed the Wild a 4-1 loss at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Vikings Routed In Cincy

Andy Dalton tossed for 366 yards and four touchdowns to sink the Vikings 42-14 in Cincinnati.

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Timberwolves Fall In Overtime

Jamal Crawford scored four points in the final 18 seconds of regulation to send the game to overtime and the Clippers snatched away a 120-116 victory from the Timberwolves at the STAPLES Center.

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Cyclones Advance In Tourney

Georges Niang scored 22 points and Number 17 Iowa State beat George Mason 79-67 on Sunday in the first round of the Diamond Head Classic.

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Hawkeyes Roll On

Josh Oglesby scored 13 points in his season debut and Number 25 Iowa rolled to an 85-61 victory over Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Sunday.

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National Honor For GPAC Star

Morningside College’s Kyle Schuck, a 6-2, 180 lb. senior wide receiver from Cherokee, Iowa, was named the 2013 Rawlings-NAIA National Football Player of the Year.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.

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Raise For Social Security Recipients

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Folks on Social Security will see a one point seven percent increase in their benefits starting on January first.