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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Senators Introduce Farm Bankruptcy Legislation

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Senators Chuck Grassley and Al Franken have introduced legislation to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that is making it tougher…

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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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Strong Winds, High Fire Danger

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A wind advisory and a fire watch have been issued for our area.

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Huron Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

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Huron man dies in a single vehicle accident.

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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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