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Cassel Gets The Nod

Cassel Gets The Nod

Matt Cassel will again be under center when the Vikings host the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.  Head coach Leslie Frazier has named Cassel the starter for the second straight week, with fellow quarterback Christian Ponder suffering from a concussion.  Cassel has passed for 1,122 yards, seven TD’s and four interceptions in six games this season, including three starts.

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Stars join protests over passing of Indiana’s Religious Freedom law

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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

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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.

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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.