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Mauer Leads Catchers

Voting for this year’s Major League Baseball All-Star Game is in its final days.  Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera is still leading the American League with more than 5.8-million votes in the latest tabulations released Monday.  Joe Mauer  leads all AL catchers.  Voting ends Thursday night at midnight.  The 84th All-Star Game will be played July 16th at Citi Field in New York.

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The group opposing the Rock Island Clean Wind project is still working to get Iowa lawmakers to pass legislation limiting eminent domain.

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Region’s Bridges Are Among Worst in the Nation

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Legislation to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Has a Long Way to Go

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Cooperative Members to Vote on Possible Merger Next Week

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

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Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.