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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

New Test Replaces GED

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The state Education Department is changing the test used for people who didn’t graduate from an Iowa high school, but want to get a high school diploma.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Indians Even Series

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Ryan Raburn smacked a two-run homer as the Indians topped the Twins 5-2 in the middle of a three-game series at Target Field.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Morneau On Waivers

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The Minnesota Twins have placed first baseman Justin Morneau on revocable waivers.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Twins Complete Deal

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The player to be named in the trade that sent catcher Drew Butera from Minnesota to the Los Angeles Dodgers now has a name.

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Wednesday, August 14, 201308/14/2013

Wheaties Tabs Peterson

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Adrian Peterson has reached another milestone of his decorated career: the cover of the Wheaties box.

SDSU

Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

New Housing Options At SDSU

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When students come back to the campus of South Dakota State University next week, they will find several new housing units.

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Commissioner To Retire

In News

South Dakota School and Public Lands Commissioner Jerrod Johnson will wrap up his time in that office Wednesday.

Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Domestic Abuse Committee Meetings Set

In News

The Domestic Abuse Study Committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold public hearings around the state next week.

Capitol

Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

OCM Says They’ll Take OIG To Court Over Beef Check Off Information

In Agriculture

Organization for Competitive Market members just wrapped up their convention in Kansas City and are pushing for getting NCBA removed…

Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

NCBA Responds To Contractor Removal Challenge

In Agriculture

  The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has been criticized for being involved in a lawsuit to get rid of Country…

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Clean Up Underway After Strong Storms

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Clean up is underway in Dakota City Nebraska and Sergeant Bluff Iowa after strong storms moved through late Sunday afternoon.

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US Facing Critical Issues in the Mid-East

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South Dakota Senator John Thune says the US needs strong leadership to confront terror in the mid-east.

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Labor Day Time to Push for Higher Wages in South Dakota

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South Dakota voters can decide on a higher minimum wage in the November election.

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The Government Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature has asked Joop Bolen to appear at it's September 24th meeting.

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South Dakota Now Top Hydro-power State

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The Wall Street Journal says South Dakota now is one of the top hydro power producing states in the country.