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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

National Pork Board Ironing Out Budget This Week

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National Pork Board members are meeting in Des Moines this week ironing out their budget for the coming year. That…

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

NPPC Wants Rewrite Of COOL Rule Thrown Out

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The fight over the rewrite of Country of Origin Labeling is lodged in the courts with a decision on a…

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Little Change In Iowa Bird Count

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The Iowa Department of Natural Resources roadside survey shows little change in the number of pheasants found along Iowa roadways.

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Grand Bargain Is No Bargain

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Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry doesn’t see President Obama’s “grand bargain” as a bargain at all.

Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Jacks Release Schedule

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A schedule is now set for another season of Jackrabbit basketball

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Coyotes Add Assistant

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South Dakota head women’s basketball coach Amy Williams has announced the hiring of Joshua Hutchinson as assistant coach.

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Astros Walkoff Twins

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Trevor Crowe singled in the winning run in the bottom of the ninth inning as the Astros prevailed over the Twins 6-5 at Minute Maid Park.

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Vikings Near Season Opener

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The Vikings continue to gear up for their regular season opener on Sunday in Detroit against the Lions.

South Dakota

Wednesday, September 4, 201309/04/2013

Pearson Named To Head Department

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has appointed Gloria Pearson of Yankton to head up the Department of Human Services.

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Wednesday, September 4, 201309/04/2013

Chamber Leader Opposes Minimum Wage Increase

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Dave Owen, President of the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce and Industry, says the minimum wage should be set at the federal level.

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Trans Pacific Partnership Talks This Month

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With the passage of Trade Promotion Authority, talks are expected to get underway this month to wrap up the Trans…

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Poultry Officials Concerned About PETA Lawsuit in CA

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PETA, or People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, filed a lawsuit last week challenging the legality of poultry slaughter…

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Animal Ag Alliance Pleased with Call for HSUS Investigation

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The Animal Agriculture Alliance is pleased that some Indiana lawmakers are asking for an investigation of the Human Society of…

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Nebraska’s Common Sense Pleased with Clean Water Lawsuit

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Common Sense, a coalition of 30 Nebraska groups, is hailing State Attorney General Doug Peterson for joining other state AGs…

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NFU to Oppose TPP Without Changes

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After losing their battle to strike down TPA, the next trade objective for the National Farmers Union is stop the…