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Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Asian Carp Invade Rivers

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This could be a big year for Asian carp in South Dakota rivers, and that could be bad news for boaters and fishermen.

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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

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

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