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Local Sports

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Jacks Seek Rebound


The South Dakota State University football team will attempt to rebound from its first loss of the season when its hosts Indiana State Saturday night in the Hall of Fame Game.

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Looking For League Wins

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Finding their first conference win is the goal of several area football squads this weekend while Iowa looks to stay unbeaten.

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Royals Lose Series Opener


The Houston Astros beat the Kansas City Royals Thursday night with sharp pitching from Collin McHugh and stingy defense behind him for a 5-2 victory in the opener of their AL Division Series.

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Parise Spurs Wild Comeback


Zach Parise scored three times, including the tiebreaking tally in the third period, and the Minnesota Wild overcame a three-goal deficit to beat the Colorado Avalanche 5-4 on Thursday night.

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Wieneke Added To Honor List

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South Dakota State University wide receiver Jake Wieneke was added Wednesday to the official watch list for the STATS FCS Offensive Player of the Year award.

National Sports

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This weekend’s sports schedule


Here's a look at some of this weekend's big sporting events.

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This week’s best sports shots


Here's a look at some of the big moments and best plays this week.

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NFL: Week 5 can’t miss games


Here's five games you'll want to watch in Week 5 of the NFL season.

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Shaq releases children’s book, wants to be known as ‘Dr. of Fun’


NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal visits the New York Public Library to discuss his first children’s book “Little Shaq.”

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Blatter appeals FIFA suspension


Sepp Blatter has filed an official appeal against his suspension from soccer by FIFA's ethics committee.


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(Almost) everyone is on social media these days


Social media usage among American adults has ballooned in the past decade with about two-thirds now on social networking sites, Pew Research Center says.

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‘Like’ it or not, changes are coming to Facebook


The social network is launching a pilot test of "Reactions," which will allow users to express a range of emotions including love, happiness, anger, and sadness.

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Amazon taking on Etsy

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Amazon is launching a site for handcrafted goods called Amazon Handmade, hoping to capitalize on shoppers' appetite for homemade items ahead of the holiday season.

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This fire truck is purple for a purpose


A central Pennsylvania volunteer fire company is using a purple fire truck to raise awareness of domestic violence.

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Oh no! We might be facing a pumpkin shortage by Thanksgiving


An unusually wet June has cut yields of the autumn favorite by about half.


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Making headlines this week


Here's a look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers and the headlines you may have missed.

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Fed official still looking at 2015 rate hike


A voting member of the Federal Reserve's policy committee says he believes the economy is on a satisfactory track and an increase in interest rates is likely to be appropriate in either October or December.

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House slams regulators for not catching VW for years


Volkswagen U.S. chief executive blamed "individuals" for cheating on diesel emissions tests as lawmakers attacked environmental regulators for failing to catch the fraud for years.

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Research is beefing up meat with healthy omega-3s


People have long been told they can decrease their risk of heart disease by eating more omega-3 fatty acids, including seafood and walnuts.

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Republicans in chaos as favorite quits House leadership race


Republicans are struggling to fill a leadership void as the front-runner to take control of the House of Representatives quit the race in a surprise announcement that heightened concerns about the party's ability to govern effectively.


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USDA Raises Yields, Lowers Stocks in October Report


USDA’s October Crop Report showed an increased in row crop yields, but production, acreage and ending stocks were all lowered…

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Appeals Court Stops WOTUS In All 50 States

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Today the Sixth Judicial Circuit Court of Appeals issued a stay order stopping implementation of the Waters of the U.S.…

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White Paper Shows RFS Proposal Threatens Farm Income

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The National Corn Growers Association and National Farmers Union released a white paper showing how EPA’s Renewable Fuels Standard proposal…

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2015 Good Year for Hay Production, Prices Down Slightly


2015 has been a good year for hay production across the country and that has pushed prices below year ago…

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Farm Groups Want Answers on WOTUS

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A total of 14 farm groups are asking the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to make public…

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SD Stock Growers Develop Policy to Repeal the Beef Checkoff

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At their recent convention, South Dakota Stock Growers Association members elected Mud Butte rancher Bill Kluck as their new President.…

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South Dakota 4-H Hails Success During National 4-H Week

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This week is National 4-H week and the program continues to grow rapidly in South Dakota. SDSU 4-H Youth Development…

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Candidate And Activist Forum Ahead


The South Dakota Democrat Party is hosting the Senator Tim Johnson Candidate and Activist Training Camp this weekend in Sioux Falls.

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Pheasant Season Arrives


Resident Only pheasant hunting season beings this weekend in South Dakota, while the main season starts next Saturday.

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