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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Study Shows More E 85 Use Could Topple Blend Wall

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  An Iowa State University study indicates that the E 10 blend wall can be overcome by increasing incentives for…

Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

NPPC President Excited About Trade Deal Possibilities

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  United States Trade Representative Michael Froman heads off this month to Tokyo for talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership.  …

Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

State Official Says South Dakota’s Trade Success Due To Agriculture

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According to the Business roundtable research and U.S. government data, International trade supports an estimated 124,000 jobs in South Dakota…

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Vikings Open Pre-Season

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The Vikings open up preseason play Friday against the Houston Texans at the Metrodome.

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Twins Face Sox

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The Twins play a doubleheader with the White Sox Friday in Chicago.

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

NSIC Tabs Volleyball Favorite

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For the tenth consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll.

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Cyclones See Lineup

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The Big 12 announced its men’s basketball schedules Thursday.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

South Dakota Ag Secretary Congratulates Coalition For Pushing For Farm Bill

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The South Dakota Back The Farm Bill Coalition is on the right track calling on Congress to pass a comprehensive…

Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

Congressman Uncertain About Getting Farm Bill Done In Time

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  House Ag Committee Ranking Member Collin Peterson is uncertain if a farm bill can get done before expiration of…

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

More Land Deals

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The South Dakota Department of School and Public Lands leased out almost twenty eight thousand acres during their summer auction last month.

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.