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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.

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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

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

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Corn Leader Disputes EWG’s Land Conversion Claims

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  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

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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

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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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Making headlines this week

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…