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$1.9M Special Olympics facility planned in SD

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Special Olympics South Dakota has launched a $1.9 million campaign to raise money for a training facility in Sioux Falls that would give athletes a place to practice without having to compete for gym time with other sports groups.

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Fired coach returns to job at Minn State, Mankato

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A football coach who was dismissed from Minnesota State, Mankato, is returning to his job at the school after he was cleared of child pornography charges.

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UIC to officially open new baseball stadium

CHICAGO (AP) — Officials from the University of Illinois at Chicago are preparing to officially unveil the school’s new baseball stadium this week.

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Review: ‘Bears’ is engaging; vividly shot

This image released by Disney shows an adult bear named Sky and a cub named Scout in a scene from "Bears." (AP Photo/Disney, Adam Chapman)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Keenly following the scent of “African Cats” and “Chimpanzees,” Disneynature’s “Bears” combines sweeping vistas and remarkably intimate wildlife photography to typically stirring effect as it documents a year in the life of a mother Alaskan brown bear and her two cubs.

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Minot State names interim head football coach

Todd Hoffner, former football coach at Minnesota State, Mankato, tears up as he talks about getting back to coaching football after being fired  more than a year ago, during a news conference Tuesday, April 15, 2014, in Minneapolis. Hoffner will return to his old job after an arbitrator ruled he was wrongfully terminated, saying the decision wasn't easy but that it would help him and his family heal. (AP Photo/Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MINNEAPOLIS-AREA TV OUT  MAGS OUT  ST. PAUL OUT

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — Minot State University has named an interim head football coach, after newly hired coach Todd Hoffner decided to return to his old job in Minnesota after just 75 days at the northern North Dakota school.

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