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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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NFL: More in Europe, and maybe L.A. as well


You are going to see more NFL games played overseas.

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Blatter, Platini suspended from soccer by FIFA’s ethics body


FIFA President Sepp Blatter and his possible successor, European soccer chief UEFA Michel Platini, have been provisionally suspended for 90 days, the ethics committee of football's global governing body said.

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PREVIEW: 2015 Presidents Cup


The 2015 President's Cup kicks off in Incheon, South Korea today.

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Cubs beat Pirates after another Arrieta pitching gem


The Chicago Cubs celebrated their first postseason win in 12 years when they beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-0 in the Major League Baseball playoffs on Wednesday.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute


Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 8.


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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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Myths about the flu


It's that time of year again.


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Volkswagen CEO faces tough questions in congressional hearing


Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.

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McCarthy drops out of race for House speaker, election postponed


McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.

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Senate approves defense bill despite veto threat


The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.

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Media savvy Islamic State grave concern for U.S. at home


A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Oct. 8


Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.


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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.

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New Trade Deal Could Be Good For Nebraska Ag

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The just concluded TPP could bring benefits to Nebraska ag producers.

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Cattle Disappointed with Status Quo on Mandatory Price Reporting

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Many cattlemen are disappointed with the outcome of the Mandatory Price Reporting reauthorization. Ed Greiman is past President of the…

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House Ag Committee Looks at Dietary Guidelines

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Wednesday the House Agriculture Committee held a public hearing to review the dietary guideline recommendations brought forward by an advisory…

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Hughes County 4-H Faces Budget Cuts

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Hughes County South Dakota Commissioners have approved their 2016 budget. The budget is almost $720,000 less than last years. It…

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Pig Farmer of the Year Announced

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The National Pork Board has named an Indiana farmer as their first ever America‚Äôs Pig Farmer Of the Year. Keith…

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SD State Fair Shows Positive Numbers

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South Dakota State Fair attendance this year at 210,893 exceeded organizer expectations showing a slight increase over 2014. Fair Director…

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SD Senator John Thune; Democrats Budget Blocking

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The budget is another flash point between Senate democrats and republicans.

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