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Mauer, Perkins Named All Stars

Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.  Mauer is hitting .314 with eight homers and 30 RBI in 80 games this season. Perkins is 1-and-0 with 20 saves and a 1.93 ERA in 33 games this year.  The 2013 All-Star Game is July 16th at Citi Field in New York.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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NFU Leader Applauds President For Cuba Action

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President Obama has announced a series of executive actions to ease financial restrictions on trade with Cuba. Under the order,…

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Scholarship Program Announced

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Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

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Biodiesel Group Wants Permanent Fix To Tax Provision

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This week the U.S. Senate approved the tax extender’s legislation making the provisions retroactive to 2014. National Biodiesel Board’s Ben…