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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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 at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…