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Mauer Leads Voting

 Twins catcher Joe Mauer still leads his position in the latest update for American League All-Star voting.  Mauer leads Baltimore Orioles backstop Matt Wieters by just over 500-thousand votes.  Former Twins outfielder Torii Hunter slipped from third in the outfield down to fourth.  The All-Star Game is July 16th at Citi Field, home of the New York Mets.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…

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China Buys $ 2.3 Billion Worth Of U.S. Soy

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This week while in Milwaukee, Chinese buyers agreed to purchase $ 2.3 billion of U.S. soy products. The announcement made…

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Scots spurn independence in historic vote but demand new powers

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Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart.