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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Stock Growers Disappointed And Concerned With Beef Plant Bankruptcy

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South Dakota Stock Grower Association officials are disappointed and concerned that Northern Beef Packers in Aberdeen have filed for Chapter…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Tax Study Continues

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A special legislative committee reviewing Nebraska’s tax system might serve more as a guide to possible legislation next year.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Gas Prices Higher

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The average price of a gallon of gas went up 13 cents this past week.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Continued Growth Predicted For Nebraska

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Economic growth is expected to continue in Nebraska, despite an anticipated drop in farm income.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NPPC Concerned With Trade Problems With Taiwan

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Trade problems with Taiwan are concerning for U.S. pork producers. NPPC Vice President and Counsel for International Affairs Nick Giordano…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Water Bills On The Way Up

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The Yankton City Commission will take the final steps at their meeting tonight to finalize new, higher water rates and surcharges needed to finance construction of new feeder wells and a water plant.

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Wants Congress To Approve TPA

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The administration is asking Congress to pass legislation on trade promotion authority. TPA is what gives the President authority to…

SDCapitol

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Planning Committee Continues Work

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The “Legislative Planning Committee” was set up by the South Dakota legislature as a permanent interim group to look at issues over the long term.

Harvest

Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

NFU Leader Pleased Senate Pushing House On Farm Bill Conference

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Late last week the Senate sent their version of the farm bill over to the House so the process could…

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Monday, July 22, 201307/22/2013

Evaluations Underway

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South Dakota school districts are working through the process of objective evaluations of teachers and principals.

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Strong Winds, High Fire Danger

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A wind advisory and a fire watch have been issued for our area.

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Huron Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

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Huron man dies in a single vehicle accident.

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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.