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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Twins Sweep Brewers

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The Twins used four home runs Thursday to down the Brewers, 8-6, at Target Field.

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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Jacks Face Tourney Test

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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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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Tough Start for the Huskers

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The Nebraska softball team is off to a heartbreaking start in the Women’s College World Series.

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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Hegge Joins Mount Marty Program

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Mount Marty College has announced the commitment of Crofton High School’s Ben Hegge to attend Mount Marty College.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Brett Teaching Royals Hitters

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George Brett is now the Royals interim hitting coach.

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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Cyclones Get Transfer

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Former Marshall guard DeAndre Kane is heading to Iowa State.

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Legends List Has Change

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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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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

Augie Tracksters Earn Honors

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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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Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

South Dakota Cattle President Pleased With BSE Upgrade

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The World Organization for Animal Health has voted to upgrade the U.S. risk classification for BSE to negligible risk status.

soybeans

Friday, May 31, 201305/31/2013

ISU Pathologist Says SDS Threat With Saturated Soils

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The cool and rainy spring has put many soybean growers on the alert for Sudden Death Syndrome.

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Strong Winds, High Fire Danger

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A wind advisory and a fire watch have been issued for our area.

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Huron Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

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Huron man dies in a single vehicle accident.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.