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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.

Washington DC

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Eight Meat Groups Sue USDA Over COOL Rewrite

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

  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

In Agriculture

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

CornDry

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Corn Growers President Wants Farm Bill Passed Split Or Not

In Agriculture

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

In News

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

Chicago

Wednesday, July 10, 201307/10/2013

Lt. Governor Headed To Chicago

In News

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.

Recent Headlines

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.