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Lakeville swimmer Regan Smith and relay team
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July 29, 2019 - 6:07 am
Lakeville swimming sensation Regan Smith is coming back from South Korea with more than one world record. On Sunday, the 17-year-old was part of the 400-meter relay team that won gold at the world swimming championships. Smith was the lead-off swimmer for the Americans, and set a world mark for 100...
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Tree damage
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July 29, 2019 - 5:13 am
The National Weather Service will survey damage today after reports of at least two tornado touchdowns in Minnesota on Sunday. Neither produced major damage or injuries. McLeod County Emergency Management Director Kevin Mathews says one tornado was spotted east of Silver Lake mid-afternoon. He says...
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Twins get a hit from Luis Arraez
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July 29, 2019 - 5:04 am
CHICAGO (AP) - Fourteen pitches. That was all it took. These power-packed Twins can pile up runs in a hurry. Miguel Sano hit a three-run homer in Minnesota's five-run first inning, and the Twins pounded Dylan Covey and the Chicago White Sox 11-1 on Sunday to strengthen their hold on the AL Central...
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Loons players Abu Danladi and Miguel Ibarra
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July 28, 2019 - 7:45 am
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Vito Mannone had five saves for his seventh shutout of the season to help Minnesota United hold on for a scoreless draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night. Maxime Crepeau had one save for his fourth shutout of the season for Vancouver, which snapped a five-game...
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Sergio Romo
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July 28, 2019 - 7:32 am
MIAMI (AP) - Veteran reliever Sergio Romo is right back in a pennant race. The AL Central-leading Twins acquired the 36-year-old righty from Miami on Saturday night, hoping to boost their beleaguered bullpen for the stretch. "It's kind of hard to explain because I'm super excited," Romo said. "They...
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July 27, 2019 - 11:29 am
A 34-year-old man was killed in one of three separate shooting incidents on Friday night and Saturday morning in Minneapolis. According to the Hennepin County medical examiner, Pierre Fernando Watson died of multiple gunshot wounds. The report states that Watson was wounded at 1001 N. 7th St, which...
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Max Kepler in the dugout after 200th homer of 2019
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July 27, 2019 - 7:48 am
CHICAGO (AP) - Nelson Cruz homered for the seventh time in his last five games, and the slugging Minnesota Twins became the fastest team to reach 200 homers in major league history during a 6-2 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. Max Kepler hit a three-run drive in the second inning...
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Regan Smith and her gold medal
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July 27, 2019 - 7:22 am
A day after setting the world record, Lakeville teenager Regan Smith won her first world championship in the 200 meter backstroke. Nothing like that FIRST world title feeling! ---- @reganesmith4 snags the 200m back -- in a ---------- 2:03.69! ---- pic.twitter.com/Sf3ztgXtKp — USA Swimming (@...
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Adam Carter
July 26, 2019 - 12:54 pm
A Minnesota swimmer is the new fastest woman in the water, even though she's still only a teenager. 17-year old Regan Smith of Lakeville stunned the swimming world Friday by smashing the world record in the 200-meter backstroke. No words, just ---- @reganesmith4 pic.twitter.com/nhciVllW2B — USA...
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