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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Canada Working On Its Own FTA With EU

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Canadian officials are trying to iron out their own free trade deal with the European Union. E.U. negotiators are attempting…

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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Tougher Penalties For Child Sex Offenders Sought

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The parents of Kathlynn Shepard are joining with a nonprofit group to push for tougher penalties in Iowa for sex offenders who target children.

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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Court Upholds Penalties

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A spokesman for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says Friday’s Iowa Supreme Court ruling upholding penalties against a Delaware marketing company is a key victory in the fight against consumer fraud.

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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Zenner Up For Top Award

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South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner is one of 20 players named to the initial 2013 Walter Payton Award Watch List.

Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Twins Fall Again

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Yunel Escobar hit a go-ahead solo homer in the seventh inning and Ben Zobrist added a two-run blast later in the frame, as the Rays rallied past the Twins 7-4 in the first-of-four at Tropicana Field.

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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

T-Wolves Seek Re-Sign

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The Timberwolves have reportedly made a formal contract offer to restricted free agent center Nikola Pekovic.

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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Omaha Hosting Senior Open

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The Omaha Country Club is gearing up for the start of the U.S. Senior Open this week.

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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Ferentz The Worst?

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Iowa head coach Kirk Ferentz is being called one of college football’s five worst coaches by “Sports Illustrated.”

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Farm Bureau Policy Advisor Sees Markup On WRDA Bill

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Congress may deal with some big ticket ag items this week when they return to Washington.  American Farm Bureau Director…

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Iowa Ag Secretary Weighs In On Splitting Farm Bill

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Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey accompanied Congressman Tom Latham at farm bill listening sessions in the state last week. Northey…

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…