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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…

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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.

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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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Thursday, July 11, 201307/11/2013

Rules Proposed For ATV’s in State Parks

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More motorized vehicles are showing up in South Dakota state parks, and the Game, Fish and Parks Department is attempting to put some rules on those.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

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.