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Tuesday, July 9, 201307/09/2013

Kansas Wheat Harvesters Seeing Widley Varied Yields

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

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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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Conflicting Court Rulings on WOTUS Leave Questions

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Despite conflicting court rulings last week on injunctions to stop the Waters of the U.S. Rule, at least one legal…

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NE Ag Committee to Hold Hearing on Branding

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The Nebraska Legislature’s Agriculture Committee will hold a public hearing on branding on Friday September 4 in Grand Island. Ag…

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WCB Farmers Estimate Yield on Possible Record Crop

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Western Corn Belt row crops continue to be on pace for record yields. Curt Hoffbeck is a field agronomist for…

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Mixed Views on Finalizing the Trans Pacific Partnership

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U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman expressed optimism recently that negotiators are close to wrapping up a final Trans Pacific Partnership…

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Conservation Program Announcement by USDA

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Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced a plan to invest over $200 million through 2018 in conservation efforts to benefit…