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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

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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

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

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

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

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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

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

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

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In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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NFU Leader Applauds President For Cuba Action

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President Obama has announced a series of executive actions to ease financial restrictions on trade with Cuba. Under the order,…

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Scholarship Program Announced

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Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.

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Biodiesel Group Wants Permanent Fix To Tax Provision

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This week the U.S. Senate approved the tax extender’s legislation making the provisions retroactive to 2014. National Biodiesel Board’s Ben…