Washington DC

Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Farmers Union Leader Concerned With Split Farm Bill Passing

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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


Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Coyote In Spotlight

In Sports

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


Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Heading To The Break

In Sports

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

In Sports

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.


Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Timberwolves Sign Veteran

In Sports

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


Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Logjam At Senior Open

In Sports

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


Friday, July 12, 201307/12/2013

Stanley Cup In Twin Cities

In Sports

The Stanley Cup has come to the Twin Cities.

Thursday, July 11, 201307/11/2013

House Debates Split Farm Bill

In Agriculture

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

Recent Headlines

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Making headlines this week


A look at some of the biggest headlines this week and the stories you may have missed.

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Soldier arrested for carrying assault rifle in NC mall


A Fort Bragg soldier has been charged with creating a panic at a mall after appearing with an assault rifle.

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Celebrate safely with these fireworks tips

Since Independence Day falls during the work week, members of St. Richard Catholic Church celebrated the holiday on Sunday, June 30, 2013, with a picnic-style outing complete with fireworks that could be seen throughout the northeast Jackson, Miss. neighborhood. The long streamers were recorded in a 13-second time exposure. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)

Don't be one of the thousands of Americans injured by fireworks on July Fourth. Stay safe and have a happy holiday!

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WATCH: The origin of fireworks


The history behind the July Fourth firecrackers that mark our Independence Day celebrations.

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Drunk Boating Monitored


Law enforcement officers were scattered around Iowa last weekend monitoring lakes and rivers for drunk boaters as part of the national Operation Dry Water campaign.