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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Pacific Northwest Port Strike Escalates

In Agriculture

  The labor strike in the Port of Vancouver, Washington could threaten transportation of Midwestern grain during the harvest.  Mike…

Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

National Pork Board Ironing Out Budget This Week

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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

pheasant

Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Little Change In Iowa Bird Count

In News

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

In News

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

In Sports

A schedule is now set for another season of Jackrabbit basketball

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Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Coyotes Add Assistant

In Sports

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

twins

Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Astros Walkoff Twins

In Sports

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.

Thursday, September 5, 201309/05/2013

Vikings Near Season Opener

In Sports

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

In News

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

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SD Senate Committee Kills Death Penalty Repeal Bill

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THE SENATE STATE AFFAIRS COMMITTEE KILLED A BILL THAT WOULD HAVE ABOLISHED THE DEATH PENALTY IN SOUTH DAKOTA.

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Fiorina drops out of the presidential race

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Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina waits to be introduced at a campaign event at Maple Avenue Elementary School Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016, in Goffstown, N.H. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

The former technology executive announced on Twitter that she is suspending her campaign.

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Christie expected to end 2016 White House bid

Republican presidential candidate, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie embraces his son Patrick during a primary night rally in Nashua, N.H., Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2016. At left is Christie's older son Andrew and wife Mary Pat at right. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Christie had banked his presidential prospects on a strong finish in New Hampshire, but finished behind most Republican rivals.

4 hours ago in National

Yellen: Fed not likely to reverse course on rates despite risks

U.S. Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies at the House Financial Services Committee in Washington February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Chances are slim the Federal Reserve would need to reverse the rate tightening cycle it began in December.

4 hours ago in Lifestyle, National

Twitter to change homepage to customize tweet displays to individuals

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A 3D printed Twitter logo is seen in front of displayed stock graph in this illustration picture made in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, February 3, 2016. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

The change to the timeline - as the homepage is known - is also designed to appeal to advertisers.