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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Twins Smashed By Royals

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Jeremy Guthrie pitched a four-hitter and Eric Hosmer drove in a career-high five runs to help the Kansas City Royals rout the Minnesota Twins 13-0 on Monday night.

Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Vikings Near Action

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The Vikings continue training camp this week as they prepare for Friday’s preseason opener.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Timberwolves Set Exhibitions

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The Timberwolves have released their preseason schedule.

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Tuesday, August 6, 201308/06/2013

Stewart In Iowa Hospital

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NASCAR driver Tony Stewart is recovering in an Iowa hospital after being involved in a four-car wreck during a sprint car race at Southern Iowa Speedway last night.

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Executive Pleased With MOU On Beef Market Access

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United States Trade Representative Michael Froman and Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack have announced the European Union has agreed to an…

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Program Promotes Sharing

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An Iowa Department of Education official says the organization is taking a cautious approach in instituting updates to a program that provides school districts with extra state financial help if they share positions to cut costs.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

NFU Leader Says Nutrition Cut Makes It Harder To Finish A Farm Bill

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  Last week House Republican leader Eric Cantor proposed a $ 40 billion dollar cut to the nutrition title of…

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Opportunities Missed On Farm Bill

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Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith says the House missed a real opportunity to approve reforms to the Farm Bill, which was barely approved after stripping the food stamp portion from it.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Public Policy Director Named Minnesota Farm Bureau Executive Director

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Public Policy Director Chris Radatz has been named Executive Director for the organization. Radatz has been with…

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

“Dreamer” Defends Status

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A so-called “DREAMer” from northwest Iowa who was brought into the U.S. illegally by his parents when he was one isn’t sure what he’d do if a proposal Congressman Steve King shepherded through the House becomes law.

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Property Tax Debate Continues in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts told a legislative committee Nebraskans demand property tax relief...and the Unicameral needs to respond this year.

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SD Legislature Keeps Conceal Carry Bill Alive

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee narrowly passed a bill that would allow people with an enhanced concealed weapons permit to possess those weapons in the state Capital and any county courthouse.

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SD Counties Have to Wait for Additional Dollars

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South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has told county commissions to “be patient” as money from taxes and fees that were raised last year flow to local governments.

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Minnesota Governor Dayton See Fire Damage in Medelia

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Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton was in Madelia and got a first-hand-look at the damage from this week's fire that leveled several businesses along Main Street.