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Vikings Play At Cincy

The Vikings play their final road game of the season on Sunday in Cincinnati against the Bengals.

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Coyotes Outscored On Road

Drew Kelly scored a career-high 40 points and Kareem Storey tied Morehead State’s single-game record with 16 assists as the Eagles soared past South Dakota 120-83 Thursday night.

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USD Women Roll To Win

Tia Hemiller’s team-high 15 points led a balanced South Dakota effort in the Coyotes’ 76-48 win against College of St. Mary (Neb.) Thursday night inside the DakotaDome.

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Wild Fall To Penguins

The Penguins scored four unanswered goals between the first and second periods on their way to a 5-2 win over the Wild.

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Historic Matchup For Gophers

The University of Minnesota men’s basketball team will open next season by playing Louisville at a U-S Coast Guard base in Puerto Rico.

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SDSU Men Tame Wildcats

South Dakota State shot a season-high percentage from the floor for the second game in a row, 60 percent, in a 75-56 win over Wayne State on Wednesday at Frost Arena.

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Timberwolves Cool Off Blazers

The Timberwolves jumped out to a 69-33 lead at halftime and held on for a 120-109 victory against the Trail Blazers at the Target Center.

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Twins Trade Doumit

The Twins have traded catcher Ryan Doumit to Atlanta.

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Valencia Back In Division

The Royals have added some infield depth by acquiring third baseman Danny Valencia from the Orioles for outfielder David Lough.

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Jackrabbits, Coyote On Elite List

More post season honors have come for some Jackrabbits and a Coyote football player.

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University Partnership With Software Company Working

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University of South Dakota computer science students continue to benefit from a partnership with Eagle Creek Software in Vermillion.

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Short Budgets Make Finding Teachers Hard

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Finding teachers for South Dakota school districts will continue to be difficult due to budget shortages.

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Teacher Shortage Studied

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Members of the South Dakota Legislature’s Planning Committee heard about the problems school districts are having finding qualified teachers.

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

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An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

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Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.