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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Minnesota Extension Specialist Advises To Scout For Soybean Aphids

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University of Minnesota Extension Integrated Pest Management Specialist Bruce Potter advises producers in the southwestern part of the state to…

Lottery

Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Iowa Lottery Breaks Records

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The head of the Iowa Lottery said the lottery generated a record pay out to players and return of dollars to the state.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Effort To Keep I-80 Fatality Free

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Law enforcement in the 11 states along I-80 are teaming up on a campaign lasting through the end of the month.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Still Tense In Senate

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A couple of resolutions to some sticky problems in the United States Senate haven’t brought total peace between majority Democrats and minority Republicans.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Coyote Buell Leads Honorees

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A University of South Dakota standout has earned a national award.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Lancers Add Recruits

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First year coach Andrew Baker has added five players to the Mount Marty men’s basketball roster.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Twins Sleeping In Seattle

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Hisashi Iwakuma struck out nine over six innings of four-hit, shutout ball to pace the Mariners to an 8-2 win over the Twins at Safeco Field.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Vikings Ink Picks

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The Vikings signed each of their first round picks on Thursday as the team reported to training camp at Minnesota State University in Mankato.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Brett Returns To Front Office

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George Brett’s stint as interim hitting coach for the Royals is over.

CornDry

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Corn Growers President Defends RFS

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Wednesday, National Corn Growers President Pam Johnson who farms in Iowa testified before the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power…

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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.

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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

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A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

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The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010