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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

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South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

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There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week…

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Trying To Raise Minimum Wage in South Dakota

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A petition drive will soon be underway in South Dakota that would let voters decide on a higher…

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Iowa Boats Must Be Cleaned

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Boaters and others who use Iowa’s waterways have had to take a little more time this summer to clean their equipment….

CattleGraze

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Heat Leads To Livestock Deaths

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Some livestock deaths have been reported as Nebraska feedlot operators struggle with soaring temperatures….

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Valero Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Repealed

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Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse told the Senate Energy Committee this week that the Renewable Fuel Standard needs to be…

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Ag Transportation Summit Set For July 30 And 31

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The grain industry will be looking at the growing U.S. infrastructure issues at the Ag Transportation Summit at the end…

WindEnergy

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

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l Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations in South Dakota have plans to start a new wind farm in…

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Iowa Environmental Groups Complain Governor Interfering With Regulations

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Iowa Sierra Club, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Environmental Integrity Project are unhappy that Iowa’s Governor and Lt Governor…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Summer Sun Requires Precautions

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The summer sun is at its most intense period now, and health professionals are warning us to take precautions….

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Islamic State kills U.S. Navy SEAL in northern Iraq

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Islamic State militants killed a U.S. serviceman in northern Iraq on Tuesday after blasting through Kurdish defences and overrunning a town in the biggest offensive in the area for months.

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R-CALF Files Lawsuit Against USDA on Beef Checkoff

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The Ranchers Cattlemen Action Legal Fund has filed suit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture alleging the agency’s Beef Checkoff…

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Senate and Food Industry Divided on Biotech Labeling

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The Senate and the food industry are divided on the biotech labeling issue. The Senate is negotiating a compromise between…

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Iowa Ag Secretary on Water Quality Funding

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Iowa lawmakers wrapped up the 2016 legislative session on Friday. Iowa Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey thanked legislators for the $9.6…

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Taiwan Could Lift Ban on Pork Produced With Ractopamine

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Agricultural representatives from Taiwan have threatened a large scale protest if the country lifts its ban on pork produced with…