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Twins Limp Home

Placido Polanco’s two-run homer in the sixth inning lifted the Marlins to a 5-3 win over the Twins.   Scott Diamond allowed four runs in five-plus frames to take the loss for Minnesota.  Joe Mauer , Josh Willingham and Oswaldo Arcia all drove in runs in the first for the Twins.  Minnesota  lost four-of-five on the road trip.

The Twins open up an eight-game homestand tonight against the Kansas City Royals at Target Field.  The teams will play four games before the Yankees come to town for four contests.  Samuel Deduno takes the mound tonight for Minnesota.  He is 3-and-2 with a 3.72 ERA in six starts this season.  The Royals will counter with Jeremy Guthrie, who is 7-and-5 with a 4.20 ERA.

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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

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Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

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The City of Yankton’s Sales Taxes Have Turned Around

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After some errors by the state revenue department, the sales taxes for Yankton are looking much better.

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Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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SDHSAA Release First Round Football Pairings

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The first rounds of the South Dakota High School Football Playoffs are set.  Here is a link to the SDHSAA…