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Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Farmers Union Leader Concerned With Split Farm Bill Passing

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National Farmers Union is concerned with the heavily partisan vote taken in the House Thursday to approve a farm bill…

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Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

South Dakota Pork President Sees Positives With Smithfield Purchase

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A Chinese company’s purchase of Smithfield Foods has received a lot of scrutiny this week.  The Senate Ag Committee held…

NE Capitol

Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Nebraska Cattle Group Encouraged Committee Looking At Taxes

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One of the priorities for the Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association is getting state lawmakers to pass property tax relief. Cattlemen’s Legislative…

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Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Coyote In Spotlight

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University of South Dakota senior linebacker Tyler Starr is one of 20 players named to the 2013 Buck Buchanan Award Watch List

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Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Heading To The Break

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The Twins begin a three-game series against the New York Yankees tonight in the Bronx

Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Twins Swept By Rays

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Luke Scott and Evan Longoria hit back-to-back home runs in the sixth inning to break up a 1-1 game as the Rays beat the Twins 4-3 at Tropicana Field.

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Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Timberwolves Sign Veteran

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The Minnesota Timberwolves and veteran power forward Ronny Turiaf have agreed to a two-year, $3.2 million contract.

Golf

Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Logjam At Senior Open

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The top of the leaderboard is jam packed after Thursday’s first round of the U.S. Senior Open.

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Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Stanley Cup In Twin Cities

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The Stanley Cup has come to the Twin Cities.

Thursday, July 11, 201307/11/2013

House Debates Split Farm Bill

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House members have been debating the farm bill today, but a version that has been split from the nutrition title. …

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Storms kill 8 in Texas, Oklahoma; Houston largely underwater

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By Anna Driver HOUSTON (Reuters) – Torrential rains have killed at least eight people in Texas and Oklahoma, including two…

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Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Surpasses Goal for Feeding South Dakota

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The 23rd annual Stamp Out Hunger food drive this month had mail carriers dropping off the mail while picking up donations of food from the nation’s mailboxes.

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Many Farm Groups Hail TPA Passage in Senate

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More than 70 organizations including the National Corn Growers Association is hailing the Senate passage of the Trade Promotion Authority…

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NFU Disappointed with TPA Vote in Senate

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National Farmers Union leaders are disappointed with the Senate approval of Trade Promotion authority legislation. Nebraska Farmers Union President John…

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U.S. Cattlemen Working to Regain Chinese Beef Market

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The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association is working with US. Trade officials on trying to get U.S. beef back into the…