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Williams Sits Out

Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams remains sidelined with a hyperextended knee.  He sat out Monday’s practice as the team prepares for the regular season opener on Sunday at Detroit.  The Vikings are hopeful Williams will be ready to go against the Lions.  In other team news, the Vikings filled out their eight-man practice squad by signing defensive end Tristan Okpalaugo.

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GM recalls 717K vehicles, not for ignition switches

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Senate panel approves Veterans Affairs nominee

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Bob McDonald, President Obama's choice to run the VA, looks set for an easy Senate confirmation.

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New Management Plan Being Developed For Lake

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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is drafting an updated management plan for Fort Randall Dam and Lake Francis Case.

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Board Will Name Stuff

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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.

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Noem Supports Perry National Guard Decision

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem says she supports the move by Texas Governor Rick Perry to move one thousand national guardsmen to that states southern border.