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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

South Dakota Adds To Rainy Day Fund

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The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year with another surplus, putting twenty four million dollars into….

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

National Corn Growers Defending RFS And Pushing For Farm Bill

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National Corn Grower members are in Washington DC this week for their Corn Congress. President Pam Johnson says their top…

SDSUiceCream

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

SDSU Cookies ‘n’ Cream named best ice cream treat in S.D.

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Since the ’70s, the origin of Cookies ‘n’ Cream ice cream has been debated….

CornField

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

RFA Vice President Disputes Blend Wall Arguement

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The American Petroleum Institute is putting pressure on federal officials to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. API is saying the…

Annette Bosworth

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Sioux Falls Doctor Enters South Dakota US Senate Race

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has declared her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate.  She made the announcement…

MI River

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Transportation Official Hoping For Conference On Water Development Bill

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Soy Transportation Coalition officials are hoping House Senate conferees will get going on putting together water development legislation. Most of…

Stethoscope Medical

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Parasite Cases Continue To Rise

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State health departments in Iowa and Nebraska are tracking an outbreak of cyclosporiasis….

Road Construction

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Funding Cuts For Highway 20

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Officials in northwest Iowa say after decades of planning and construction, completing the conversion of Highway 20…

Planting Trees

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Grants For Planting Trees

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Towns and cities across Nebraska are eligible to apply for a grant program dedicated to trees…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

One Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

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Early yesterday morning, Yankton Police responded to a car in Marne Creek…

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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