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2 days ago in Local Sports

Vikings Pick Wide Receiver

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The Minnesota Vikings addressed a glaring need at wide receiver, selecting Mississippi's Laquon Treadwell with 23rd overall pick in the NFL draft on Thursday night.

2 days ago in Local Sports

NDSU QB Goes High

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The Eagles have selected North Dakota State quarterback Carson Wentz with the second overall pick in the NFL draft.

2 days ago in Local Sports

Twins Minor Leaguer Suspended

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Minnesota Twins outfielder Reynaldo Rodriguez, an All-Star at Triple-A last year, has been suspended 80 games following a positive test under baseball's minor league drug program.

2 days ago in Local Sports

Augie Tops Wayne State In NSIC Opener

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No. 4 seed Augustana softball hit a season-high six home runs to defeat No. 5 seed Wayne State (27-25) 10-2 in the opening round of the NSIC Softball Tournament on Thursday afternoon.

2 days ago in Local Sports

Coyotes, Jacks Players Honored

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Three players each from South Dakota and South Dakota State were named to the Summit League women's all conference tennis team.

National Sports

1 day ago in Sports

The weekend sports schedule

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Here’s a look at some of the sporting events taking place this weekend.

1 day ago in Sports

The best sports shots this week

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

1 day ago in Sports

Reigning NL batting champ banned 80 games for doping

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Dee Gordon of the Miami Marlins was suspended 80 games without pay after testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance, Major League Baseball said.

2 days ago in Sports, Viral Videos

Watch Richard Sherman pick up unsuspecting passengers

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The Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl winner takes a side gig as a driver for Lyft.

2 days ago in Sports

NFL: Raiders hope to move to Vegas

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Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part of a deal for a new stadium in the city.

Lifestyle

3 days ago in Lifestyle

Gov’t launches new website for student loan borrowers

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The Department of Education has launched a new website to help people with student loans find a repayment option that best suits their needs.

3 days ago in Lifestyle, National

Brady Campaign unveils app to scrub mass killers’ names from media sites

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U.S. anti-gun-violence activists on Wednesday introduced a phone app designed to strip notorious mass shooters' names and photos from news stories, saying that keeping their images out of the public eye could help avert future mass killings.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Math scores slip, reading flat for nation’s 12th-graders

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Only about a third of the nation's high school seniors are prepared for the academic challenges of entry-level college math and reading courses.

4 days ago in Lifestyle

Childhood obesity not down in U.S

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Rates of childhood overweight and obesity have not decreased in the U.S. in recent years, and severe obesity is on the rise, especially for minority children, according to a new study.

5 days ago in Lifestyle

You can get a bachelor’s in beer

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Students at Southern Illinois University will be able to get a B-S degree that could stand for Brew Studies.

National

1 day ago in National

Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

2 days ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

2 days ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

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The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

2 days ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

2 days ago in National, World

No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.

News

1 day ago in Local

Genetically Engineered Miniature Pigs Aiding in Research

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A northwest Iowa company may be leading something of a shift to swine in medical research

1 day ago in Local

Minnesota Traffic Deaths Reach 100

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There have been 100 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.

1 day ago in Local

Iowa Legislators Struggle to Conclude the 2016 Session

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The Iowa D-O-T's request for an extra 10-million dollars to cover negotiated salary increases is one of the sticking points that remains as lawmakers struggle to conclude the 2016 legislative session.

1 day ago in Local

Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

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Rural airports in Nebraska will be able to apply for federal funding now that Congress has approved a rider to the FAA reauthorization sponsored by Congressman Adrian Smith

1 day ago in Local

Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

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A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.

1 day ago in Local

Concerns Grow That New Tax Money Will Be Misused

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A Rapid City legislator says she is concerned that the money from new taxes passed this year may not go where they are intended.

1 day ago in Local

South Dakota Legislative Summer Study Includes Medicaid Finance

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One of the summer studies for the South Dakota legislature this year will be the finances of Medicaid providers.

1 day ago in Agriculture

EWG Stands By Farm Subsidy Report Rich Get Richer

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The Environmental Working Group is standing by its recent report the Rich Get Richer that claims 50 American billionaires are…

1 day ago in Agriculture

Farm Policy Facts Coalition Challenging EWG Report

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A newly formed farm coalition is challenging a recent report issued by the Environmental Working Group. The EWG report titled…

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