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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

NCBA Opposing EPA Nominee Gina McCarthy

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A battle is brewing over the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency.  Missouri Senator Roy Blount…

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Senate Ag Chair Wants House To Send Farm Bill Over

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  Monday, Senate Ag Chair Debbie Stabenow says her chamber is ready to get moving on conferencing a farm bill.…

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Land Stewardship Group Wants More Funding For Conservation

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Land Stewardship Project members want the House Senate conference committee to restore at least some of the funding for the…

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Minnesota Turkey Group Wants RFS Adjusted

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A fight is looming in Washington DC this year between proponents and opponents of the Renewable Fuel Standard. Wyoming Senator…

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Summit Showdowns Set

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The Summit League has announced its 2013-14 women’s basketball schedule.

Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Two Represent Twins

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Joe Mauer and Glen Perkins will represent the Twins at tonight’s All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Vikings 35th On Worth List

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The Minnesota Vikings rank 35th on Forbes’ latest list of most valuable sports franchises in the world.

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Timberwolves Partner With Energy

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The Iowa Energy will be the Timberwolves D-League affiliate for the 2013-14 season.

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Tuesday, July 16, 201307/16/2013

Chiefs Sign Albert

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Chiefs offensive tackle Branden Albert will play the 2013 season on a one-year contract.

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Monday, July 15, 201307/15/2013

Fire In The Hole

In Music

Yankton Firefighters had to deal with an unusual fire Sunday.

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