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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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President Taking Immigration Action

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President Obama is expected to announce soon a number of changes to immigration policy. The President has been frustrated by…

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Survey: Americans’ pessimism on economy has grown

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Despite many signs of economic recovery, Americans are more worried than they were right after the Great Recession.

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U.S. economy grew at brisk 4.2 percent in second quarter

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After a bleak start to the year, the economy rebounded vigorously in the April-June quarter.

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Tyson Required to Divest to Buy Hillshire

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Wednesday the U.S. Justice Department announced it will require Tyson Foods to divest Heinold Hog Markets in order to proceed…

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EPA Reaction to Waters of U.S. Maps

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The House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology released maps yesterday of waters and wetlands EPA is proposing to regulate…