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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…

Recent Headlines

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

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A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

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The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010