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23 hours ago in National

Carly’s croon sparks bewilderment, criticism on social media

Carly Fiorina was so happy to be named U.S. presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's running mate, she broke into song during her acceptance speech. But the chorus that greeted her on social media was anything but complimentary.


23 hours ago in Entertainment

Whistleblower Snowden gets big screen treatment

The story of National Security Agency contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden captivated the U.S. in 2013 and now he is getting the Hollywood treatment.

U.S. singer Prince leaves the French Open tennis tournament in Paris June 2,  2014. REUTERS/Jean-Paul Pelissier/Files

23 hours ago in Music

Reports: Opioid medication found on Prince, at death scene

Authorities investigating the death of Prince found prescription opioid medication on him, according to various news outlets on Wednesday, the same day court records showed a judge appointed a bank to safeguard the music legend's estate.


23 hours ago in Trending, Viral Videos

TODAY’S MUST SEE: Stern father finally praises you

"Law & Order" star J.K. Simmons and Stephen Colbert know how much praise from a stern father means. Here, pull up a chair.

24 hours ago in Local Sports

Indians Dampen Berrios Debut

Francisco Lindor drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians spoiled the big league debut of Jose Berrios with a 6-5 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Wednesday night.


1 day ago in Local Sports

Angels Go Deep On Royals

Mike Trout hit a tying two-run homer, Yunel Escobar put the Angels ahead with a solo shot in the sixth inning and Andrelton Simmons also went deep to power Los Angeles to a 4-2 victory over the Kansas City Royals Wednesday night.

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1 day ago in Local Sports

Skyforce Claim Crown

It took one extra night, but the Sioux Falls Skyforce have claimed the NBA D-League Championship on their home court.


1 day ago in Local Sports

Dolan Out At Wayne State

Wayne State College Director of Athletics Mike Powicki announced Wednesday that Wildcat head men's basketball coach Brian Dolan will not be returning for the 2016-17 season.


1 day ago in Local Sports

NSIC Adjusts Tourney Schedule

The NSIC has announced adjustments to the 2016 NSIC Softball Tournament Bracket as poor weather is forecasted in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.


1 day ago in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: April 28

A look back on the Hollywood headlines that have made history.


1 day ago in Local

TPP Could Greatly Benefit Nebraska Agriculture

A Nebraska Congressman is in the thick of evaluating the Trans Pacific Partnership.

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1 day ago in Local

Harsher Penalties Coming for Minor Prostitution

A bill that unanimously passed the Minnesota Senate would substantially increase penalties for those *intending* to hire a minor for prostitution

A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

2 days ago in Local

Trans Canada Ready for Permanent Fix

Crews continue to work at the site of a crude oil leak on the Keystone pipeline in southern Hutchinson County.

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2 days ago in Local

Des Moines Water Works Board of Trustees to Reorganize

Iowa House Republicans have voted to dramatically reorganize the Des Moines Water Works Board of Trustees and dilute the influence of urban residents

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2 days ago in Local

US Senate Tries to Restart Course on Appropriations

The US Senate is attempting to restart a normal course of appropriations.


2 days ago in Local

One Man Dead From One Vehicle Crash

One man, age 22, died Tuesday night in a one-vehicle crash northwest of Wagner.


2 days ago in National

Email privacy bill headed for House approval

The House of Representatives is expected to vote to require law enforcement authorities to get a search warrant before asking technology companies to hand over old emails, with the bill's Senate prospects unclear.


2 days ago in Sports

Players chosen in NFL draft need to plan for the long game

Every year, the National Football League draft makes a number of strapping young men very, very rich. But a word of advice from former NFL stars: Start thinking about your next career right away.


2 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

Rock singer Prince performs at the Forum in Inglewood, Calif., during his opening show, Feb. 18, 1985. (AP Photo/Liu Heung Shing)

2 days ago in Music

‘Purple Rain’ coming to more movie theaters

The 1984 film is a big hit in cinemas all over again thanks to fans seeking ways to pay tribute to the late music icon.

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10 hours ago in Local

New Effort to Allocate Funding Forms in Nebraska

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The Nebraska Department of Roads has formed a group to figure out how to allocate funding for county bridge improvements

11 hours ago in Local

Renewed Bid for Legal Fireworks Fails in Iowa


A renewed bid to let Iowans LEGALLY launch fireworks has fizzled.

11 hours ago in Local

Iowa National Guard Unit Joining Operation Enduring Freedom

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An Iowa National Guard unit is being mobilized as part of Operation Enduring Freedom

12 hours ago in Local

HIV Cases Increase in Minnesota


A new report shows H-I-V cases increased by 24-percent among Minnesota 20-to-29 year olds.

12 hours ago in Local

Peter Rossiter Announces Candidacy for D-18

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Democrat Peter Rossiter of Yankton has announced his candidacy for South Dakota State House of Representatives in District 18. Rossiter…