Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby. The Owls’ slugger belted six homers in the final round to top the five hit by Georgia Tech’s Matt Gonzalez at TD Ameritrade Park. Aquino hit six in the first round, then added eight more in the second to reach the final. Gonzalez hit 11 homers over the first two rounds.
General Motors Co. announced six recalls covering more than 700,000 vehicles in the United States for varying reasons.
Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.
The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names is holding a meeting next week to gain public input on the naming of a creek and an island near Sioux Falls.