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GPAC Names Best Of Week

GPAC Names Best Of Week

Laurel Zweiner of Hastings and Trae Bergh of Dakota Wesleyan are the basketball Players of the Week in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

Zweiner, a senior from Pleasanton, Ne., tallied 18 points and 11 rebounds in an upset of #9 Southwestern. She has helped her team to a nine game win streak.

Bergh scored 22 points in an upset of #6 Hastings. The sophomore had 24 in another win last week by the Tigers.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.