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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Sleep Key To Preventing Infant Deaths

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Promoting safe sleep habits for newborns is a key part of an initiative to reduce the infant mortality rate in South Dakota.

John Thune

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Healthcare Plan Target During Recess

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Congressional republicans will be using the August break from Washington to spread their message about the Affordable Care Act, that it will be too costly and complicated.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

On The Road Again

In Sports

It’s another road trip this week for the Minnesota Twins.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Twins Complete Sweep

In Sports

Justin Morneau and Oswaldo Arcia homered as the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Golf

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Tight Finish At Hillcrest

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Come from behind winners were the order of the day at the Hillcrest Pro-Am in Yankton.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Former Viking To Hall

In Sports

Former Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter was one of seven members inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio.

CornPlant

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Corn Leader Disputes EWG’s Land Conversion Claims

In Agriculture

  One South Dakota ag leader is firing back at the Environmental Working group for their recent interactive map detailing…

Capital 2

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

HSUS Working To Get Amendment Lifted From Farm Bill

In Agriculture

The Humane Society of the United States is working to make sure the final farm bill does not contain a…

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Nebraska Gets Money for Litter Cleanup Program

In News

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is getting a grant of more than 14-thousand dollars from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality….

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

South Dakota PUC Takes First Step In Oral Credit Rule Change

In Agriculture

South Dakota Public Utilities commissioners took the first step this week toward advancing a new oral credit rule for grain…

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Prison Delays May Cause Legal Action

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Iowa’s top prison official says legal action is likely against the designers blamed for months of delays in opening a new state prison.

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Officials Say Power Transmission Line Would be Good For Nebraska

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Officials say the high-voltage electrical transmission line that's proposed to cut through 220 miles of Nebraska's Sand Hills region is designed to have a positive impact on the entire state's power infrastructure.

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Ricketts To Offer Fresh Perspective On Corrections

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Governor-elect Pete Ricketts promises to bring a fresh perspective to the prison problem in Nebraska.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.

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City May Change Plans For Land

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A recent study by a Chicago consulting firm found that the retail market in Yankton is pretty well served, with little room for any more large stores.