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Timberwolves To Host Wizards

The Minnesota Timberwolves host the Washington Wizards at the Target Center tomorrow.

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Huskers Getting Ready

The Huskers continue to prepare for their bowl game on New Year’s Day.

Twins Ink Pitcher And Catcher

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

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.

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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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.

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Health Organizations in Nebraska Watching the Zika Virus

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Health organizations are carefully monitoring the spread of the Zika virus after a large outbreak in May of last year in Brazil.

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Property Tax Debate Continues in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts told a legislative committee Nebraskans demand property tax relief...and the Unicameral needs to respond this year.

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SD Legislature Keeps Conceal Carry Bill Alive

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee narrowly passed a bill that would allow people with an enhanced concealed weapons permit to possess those weapons in the state Capital and any county courthouse.