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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Jacks Get Top Six Rating

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The Jackrabbits continue to get national attention.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Students Return To USD

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Students will be coming back to the University of South Dakota campus in Vermillion next week to start the fall term.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Eagle Creek Software Breaks Ground

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The official groundbreaking for Eagle Creek Software Services was held Tuesday in Vermillion.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Democrats Seek Candidates

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While South Dakota democrats have a Senate candidate in Rick Weiland, they have yet to find anyone to run for Governor or the US House.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Back To School For Some Area Districts

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School is starting today for many districts in north east Nebraska.

Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

NPPC Wants Trucking Exemption Rule Fixed

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Livestock producers want an exemption for truck drivers carrying pigs and other animals from federal rules requiring rest breaks every…

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Farm Bureau President Pleased TPP Talks Moving Along

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U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman says the Trans Pacific Partnership talks are in their final stages and they’re approaching the…

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Former SD Lawmaker Meets With HSUS On Horse Slaughter

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Former South Dakota legislator Frank Kloucek of Scotland and Watertown livestock producer Bob Mack met recently with HSUS President Wayne…

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

New Weapon In Breast Cancer Battle

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An Iowa doctor is touting the success of a relatively new piece of technology in the fight against breast cancer.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Iowa State Ag Secretary Concerned With State’s Crop Conditions

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Iowa crop continue to lag behind normal for maturity.  USDA’s crop progress report showed corn at only 9-percent dough verses…

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.