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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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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Minnesota Cattle President Concerned At Wolf Hunt Cut

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Minnesota Department of Natural Resources has cut in half the number of wolf hunting licenses for the upcoming season to…

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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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Making headlines this week

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