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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Mosquito Season Is Here

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As summer heats up, the mosquito swarms will follow.

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Eight Meat Groups Sue USDA Over COOL Rewrite

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Eight meat groups from the United States and Canada led by the American Meat Institute have filed a lawsuit against…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Area Farmers Taking Part In Trade Mission To Japan

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  Area farmers are in Japan as part of a U. S. Meat Export Federation trade mission to promote U.S.…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Senate Ag Committee Holding Hearing On Smithfield Purchase

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The Senate Ag Committee will hold a hearing this afternoon looking at the recent purchase of Smithfield Foods by a…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Corn Growers President Wants Farm Bill Passed Split Or Not

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House Republican leaders have decided to drop food stamps from the farm bill and proceed with working for a vote…

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Rhoden Throws Hat Into Senate Race

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Former South Dakota legislative leader Larry Rhoden is planning to seek the GOP nomination for the U.S. Senate.

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Lt. Governor Headed To Chicago

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Iowa’s lieutenant governor will be in Chicago Sunday to launch an international effort to increase student participation in science, technology, engineering and math — the so-called “STEM” courses.

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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Judge Misses Alternative Courts

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A judge on the Iowa Court of Appeals is lamenting the demise of three of the state’s specialty courts which have kept the drug-addicted and the mentally ill from repeatedly returning to prison.

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Correia Seeks Turnaround

In Sports

The Twins continue their four-game series with the Tampa Bay Rays tonight at Tropicana Field.

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Rays Keep Twins Reeling

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Chris Archer allowed an unearned run over six innings to help the Rays in a 4-1 win over the Twins at The Trop.

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Juror questioning to resume in Boston Marathon bombing trial

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Many prospective jurors said they could not be impartial because they already believe Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is guilty.

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U.S. pediatricians oppose legal pot

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Despite some states allowing recreational and medical use of marijuana, pediatricians say the substance should remain – for the most part – illegal.

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RMA Official Says APH Yield Exclusion A Big Change

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The new farm bill provide some new crop insurance options that will benefit farmers. Mike Alston is Associate Administrator with…

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South Dakota Senator Wants WOTUS Withdrawn

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Next month, Congress will be taking a look at a proposed rule by EPA that many lawmakers oppose. The February…

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Thune: Climate Change Cures Worse Than Problems

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During his State of the Union speech, President Obama pointed to climate change as the “greatest threat to the future,” due to increasing temperatures and sea levels.