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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.

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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.

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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

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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LSP Analysis Shows Corporations Profiting From Crop Insurance

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A new analysis released this week by the Land Stewardship Project shows that corporations are benefitting from federal crop insurance…

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Honeybee Keepers Getting USDA Emergency Aid

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Close to 2500 applicants will receive disaster assistance aid through USDA’s Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm Raised Fish.…

in National

Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.

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Rounds Prepares To Take Office

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South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds is in the process of hiring staff, and finding office space both in South Dakota and Washington.

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Biodiesel Board Pushing For Tax Extenders Legislation

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There’s been no movement yet in the Lame Duck Congress on the tax extender’s legislation. Some Senators have indicated it…