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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

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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.

Chicago

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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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

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This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

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Ex-officer not charged in fatal Milwaukee shooting

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A prosecutor says he won't file charges against a white former police officer in the fatal shooting of a black man.

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Canada is keeping the battle over the U.S. Country of Origin Labeling law in play at the World Trade Organization.…

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Goals for IA Soybean President

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Cleghorn area farmer Tom Oswald, President of the Iowa Soybean Association has set organizational goals for 2015. Topping the list…

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EPA Moving Foward With WOTUS

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EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy says she plans to move ahead with plans to finalize their proposed Clean Water Rule by…