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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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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Farmers Union Seeks To Intervene In COOL Lawsuit

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Attorneys for four groups including National Farmers Union have filed court documents seeking to intervene in the Country of Origin…

Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Grain And Feed Association Wants Canadian Pacific To Honor Committments

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South Dakota Grain and Feed Association directors are applauding Governor Daugaard’s efforts to insure that the pending sale of the…

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Morningside Tops Rankings

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National runner-up Morningside (Iowa) begins the 2013 season as the No. 1 ranked team in the 2013 NAIA Football Coaches’ Preseason Top 25 Poll.

Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Albers Tosses Shutout

In Sports

Andrew Albers may be for real.

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Twins Welcome Ramirez Return

In Sports

The Minnesota Twins have reinstated outfielder Wilkin Ramirez from the disabled list after missing 69 games with concussion problems.

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

T-Wolves Want Center Back

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The Minnesota Timberwolves are working on re-signing restricted free agent Nikola Pekovic.

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Tuesday, August 13, 201308/13/2013

Cyclones Selling Out

In Sports

If you wanted season tickets for Iowa State University football, you’re now out of luck.

Monday, August 12, 201308/12/2013

Research Center Formed

In News

The Board of Regents during their meeting last week approved the creation of the Iowa Nutrient Research Center that’ll be headquartered at Iowa State University in Ames.

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