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Heisman winners Winston, Mariota go 1-2 in NFL draft

In a new location with lots of international flavor, the 2015 NFL draft got underway, with some big names going early.

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Friday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Friday, May 1.

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NBA: Wiggins reportedly takes top rookie honors

Minnesota Timberwolves forward Andrew Wiggins played 82 games this season, averaging 16.9 points per game.

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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar hospitalized with chest pains

The 68-year-old sportsman underwent quadruple bypass surgery earlier this month after he was diagnosed with cardiovascular disease.

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American Pharoah is early Derby favorite

The horse comes into the Derby having won the Arkansas Derby by eight lengths.

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Mayweather vs. Pacquiao: Boxing’s big money night

What makes the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao boxing match one of the most anticipated fights of all time? Money.

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Groundbreaking golfer Calvin Peete passes away

Calvin Peete, the most successful black player on the PGA Tour before the arrival of Tiger Woods, has died at the age of 71.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Thursday, April 30.

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Influenza Carcass Disposal and Depopulation

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Efforts are underway to dispose of bird carcasses killed by the Avian Influenza.

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Path To Southwest Spencer Businesses

Highway 71

Many businesses on the southwest end of Spencer are seeing less traffic due to the Highway 17 detour.

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Avian Influenza Friday

Bird Flu 1240

Two more probable cases of highly pathogenic avian Influenza have been found in Iowa.

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Spencer Rusty Water

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Spencer residents may be dealing with some rusty water over the next few days.

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Bird Flu State of Disaster Extended

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Des Moines, IA (KICD) — The State of Disaster Emergency connected to the avian flu outbreak has been extended. Iowa…