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Former Olympic champion launching grant program

In this Feb. 26, 2004 file photo, Olympic champion runner Billy Mills poses in Rapid City, S.D., Feb. 26, 2004. Mills is marking the 50th anniversary of his 1964 gold medal by launching a grant program to help young people. Mills' organization called Running Strong for American Indian Youth will award 50 "Dreamstarter" grants of $10,000 each to youth-oriented community groups and nonprofits over the next five years. Mills, 76, now lives in California. (AP Photo/Carson Walker, File)

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Olympic champion runner Billy Mills is marking the 50th anniversary of his 1964 gold medal by launching a grant program to help young people.

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Sioux Falls Storm coach gets another 2 years

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The Sioux Falls Storm has given head coach Kurtiss Riggs a two-year contract extension, keeping him at the helm of the Indoor Football League team through 2016.

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SDSU football team moves up in both FCS polls

BROOKINGS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota State University has moved up in both Football Championship Subdivision polls after a 32-28 weekend defeat of Missouri State.

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