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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

R CALF Disappointed Judge Temporarily Stops Horse Slaughter

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  A Federal Judge has granted a Temporary Restraining order against USDA to prevent the inspection of horse slaughter facilities…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Official Says REINS Act Positive For Agriculture

In Agriculture

The House has passed the REINS Act which requires Congressional approval of regulations expected to have an economic impact of…

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Northern Sun Polls Out

In Sports

Minnesota State is the top vote getter in the 2013 Northern Sun Conference football coaches poll.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Rookie Sparkles In Debut

In Sports

An outstanding effort by a rookie pitcher helped the Minnesota Twins to a victory in Kansas City.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Timberwolves Release Slate

In Sports

The Minnesota Timberwolves will open the regular season at home for the 13th straight year.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Allen On Sidelines

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Vikings star defensive end Jared Allen left practice Tuesday with an ankle injury.

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Wednesday, August 7, 201308/07/2013

Iowa Accident Slows Stewart

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It appears that Tony Stewart’s chances of making this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup are over.

PigPiglets

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

South Dakota Pork President Says Activists Don’t Understand Agriculture

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Mercy for Animals is carrying their message this week in South Dakota and Iowa in front of Walmart stores in…

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Iowa Named Top Party School

In News

The Princeton Review’s annual listing of the top colleges in the country has moved Iowa up from number two to number one in the category or party schools — though a university spokesman says the ranking doesn’t make sense.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

King Blasts Embassy Closings

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Iowa Congressman Steve King opposes the Obama Administration’s decision to close 19 U.S. embassies in Northern Africa and the Middle East all week due to terror threats.

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Making headlines this week

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

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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

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A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

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Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.