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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. …

Recent Headlines

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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