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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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Conflicting Court Rulings on WOTUS Leave Questions

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Despite conflicting court rulings last week on injunctions to stop the Waters of the U.S. Rule, at least one legal…

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NE Ag Committee to Hold Hearing on Branding

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The Nebraska Legislature’s Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing on branding on Friday September 4 in Grand Island. Ag…

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WCB Farmers Estimate Yield on Possible Record Crop

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Western Corn Belt row crops continue to be on pace for record yields. Curt Hoffbeck is a field agronomist for…

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Mixed Views on Finalizing the Trans Pacific Partnership

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U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman expressed optimism recently that negotiators are close to wrapping up a final Trans Pacific Partnership…

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Conservation Program Announcement by USDA

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a plan to invest over $200 million through 2018 in conservation efforts to benefit…