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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…

Education Pencils

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.

Capitol

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…

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Sioux Empire Fair Underway

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The Sioux Empire Fair is underway in Sioux Falls this week and organizers are expecting big crowds.

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Vilsack Announces Dollars for Rural Electric Projects

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Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that $349 million is available for 15 rural electric infrastructure projects.

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Wind Energy Industry Praises Clean Energy Plan

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The Executive Director of South Dakota’s Wind Energy Association sees positive potential with President Obama’s Clean Energy Plan released on Monday.

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Farm Bureau Unhappy With New Clean Energy Plan

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The Environmental Protection Agency is one of the groups that is hailing President Obama’s Clean Energy Plan.

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Nebraska Farmer Named New Grains Council Chairman

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Seward, Nebraska farmer, Alan Tiemann is the new chairman for U.S. Grains Council.