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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Nebraska Cattle Group Updates Policy Opposing Mandatory COOL

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At their recent mid year meeting, Nebraska Cattlmen Association members updated their policy and are now calling for voluntary country…

Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Kansas Wheat Harvesters Seeing Widley Varied Yields

In Agriculture

Winter Wheat harvesters in Kansas have now completed 87 percent of their harvest. Kansas Wheat Commission’s Bill Spiegel says yields…

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

In News

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.

Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Zenner Up For Top Award

In Sports

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

In Sports

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

In Sports

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

In Sports

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?

In Sports

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

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EWG Report Shows Voluntary Conservation Efforts Not Working

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An Environmental Working Group report says the voluntary approach to conservation efforts to cut pollution from farm fields isn’t working.…

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SD GOED Gets Ethanol Grant from USDA

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SB 98 Debate Looks at Changes to Family Farm Act

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Thursday, the South Dakota Senate Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee will take testimony on Senate Bill 98. The measure would…

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USDA Considering Changes in Biotechnology Regulations

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USDA is seeking public comment on whether the agency should draw up new rules to regulate biotechnology products. This comes…

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SDFU Backs Industrial Hemp Bill

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A measure to allow farmers to grow industrial hemp has passed the South Dakota House and is now in the…