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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Sleep Key To Preventing Infant Deaths

In News

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

In News

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.

twins

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

In Sports

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…

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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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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

in Local

Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

Money Coins

Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.