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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Mauer On Winning Side

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Ten pitchers combined for a three-hitter as the American League defeated the National League 3-0 in the 84th annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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NFU Leader Applauds President For Cuba Action

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President Obama has announced a series of executive actions to ease financial restrictions on trade with Cuba. Under the order,…

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Scholarship Program Announced

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Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.