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SDSU, USD Lead Summit

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South Dakota State holds the lead after the winter season in The Summit League Commissioner’s Cup standings.

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Coyote Runner Nation’s Fastest

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South Dakota junior Amber Eichkorn clocked the fastest time in the nation in the 5,000-meter run to lead the Coyote track and field teams at the Clyde Littlefield Texas Relays on Thursday in Austin, Texas.

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Jacks Begin Football Practice

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The South Dakota State University football team will kick off the spring season Friday morning with its first of 15 practices.

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Twins Fall In Ten Innings

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David Ortiz was 0 for 3 in his return to Boston's lineup after a nine-day absence, and the Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 5-4 Thursday.

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Babs Coming To Minnesota

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The Minnesota Vikings have signed Polish tackle Babatunde "Babs" Aiyegbusi.

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This week’s top sports shots

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A look at some of the biggest plays and best photos in sports this week.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A look at some of this weekend's biggest sporting events.

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Minnesota Company Chosen for Vikings Stadium Display Project

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The Minnesota Vikings and Minneapolis Sports Facilities Authority (MSFA) has selected Daktronics of Brookings, South Dakota, to design, manufacture and install 18 video displays.

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Coyotes broadcaster charged with assault in casino fight

Phoenix Coyotes defenseman Nick Boynton warms up before facing the Colorado Avalanche in an NHL hockey game in Denver on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008.

Nick Boynton, an Arizona Coyotes broadcaster and former NHL defensemen, faces charges after biting an officer at a Buffalo casino.

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Tennessee fires basketball coach Donnie Tyndall

Tennessee head coach Donnie Tyndall responds to a officials call in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Vanderbilt on Wednesday, Feb. 11, 2015, in Nashville, Tenn. Tennessee won in overtime 76-73.

Tennessee fires coach Donnie Tyndall after one season, amid an NCAA investigation.

Lifestyle

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White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs

The North Lawn of the White House, on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Washington.

The White House announce a five-year plan to fight drug-resistant germs.

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Eyes on the road: AAA says distracted driving worse than we thought

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You know how some people insist they can drive safely — even while they fiddle with their smartphones or other electronic devices? They can't.

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Bill would create organic-style labels for modified foods

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House Republicans are proposing a new government certification for foods free of genetically modified ingredients.

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Parents increasingly seeking urban lifestyles for kids

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Along the way, they're pushing cities to be more welcoming of families.

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Are passwords past their prime?

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Could having a password become passé?

National

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Celebrities protest new Indiana law

George Takei poses for a portrait at Quaker Good Energy Lodge with GenArt and the Collective , during the Sundance Film Festival, on Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014 in Park City, Utah.

Celebrities call for an Indiana boycott after the passing of a controversial law that could lead to discrimination against gay couples.

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Senate’s Harry Reid will not seek re-election

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid of Nev. adjusts his glasses as he speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 24, 2015, following a policy luncheon. Reid is wearing special glasses as part of his recovery from injuries suffered in an exercise accident in January.

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid says that it would be "inappropriate" for him to seek re-election.

News

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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

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A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

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The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010

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Omaha Police Appalled by Senator’s Comments

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The backlash against comments made by Omaha State Senator Ernie Chambers continues.

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Nebraska Senator Under Fire for Comments Against Police

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A state senator called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to clarify his controversial statements about the police.

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Nebraska Farm Bureau Leader Testifies Against WOTUS

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This week Morrill County Farm Bureau President Jeff Metz who farms and ranches in the Nebraska panhandle testified in front of the Senate Ag Committee.

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Anthrax Found in Stanley County, South Dakota

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The South Dakota Animal industry Board is investigating the death of two replacement heifers from a cattle herd in Stanley County.

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Pork Producers Incoming President Testifies Against COOL

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This week Iowa pork producer John Weber, President Elect of the National Pork Producers Council testified in front of a House Ag Subcommittee.

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American Coalition for Ethanol Member Meet in Washington

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Members and supporters of the American Coalition for Ethanol held their fly in this week in the nation’s capital.

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Chemical Warfare Meeting for Veterans in Pierre

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Veterans and the public will have the chance to learn about the damage chemical warfare has on those who serve in the armed forces.

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