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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Senator Hopes House Passes Immigration Bill With Border Security

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Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley who voted against the Senate’s immigration bill says he hopes the House will correct the measure…

Milking

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

National Milk Group Working For Farm Bill With Dairy Security Act

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One of the main priorities of the National Milk Producers Federation is urging Congress to get both a farm bill…

fire

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Volunteer Headed To Fire Zone

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A retired biomedical engineer from Herried headed out this weekend to Arizona to help those fighting and those impacted by wild fires.

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Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Water Rates On Agenda

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An ordinance increasing water rates will be on the agenda for the Yankton City Commission tonight.

John Thune

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

College Loan Rate Deal Pending

In News

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have a potential agreement on the agenda.

YSD 31212

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

School Board To Reorganize

In News

The Yankton School Board meets tonight to officially start the new fiscal year, and reorganize.

electric poles

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Storms Cause Problems To Electric Companies

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Winter ice storms and summer severe weather have led to numerous, long term power outages in cities across the region.

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Mauer, Perkins Named All Stars

In Sports

Twins catcher Joe Mauer and pitcher Glen Perkins have been named to the American League All-Star Team.

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Twins Fly South

In Sports

The Twins continue their 10-game road trip as they open up a four-game series with the Rays tonight in Tampa.

Monday, July 8, 201307/08/2013

Another Series Loss

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Rajai Davis belted a three-run homer and Colby Rasmus added a two-run shot, as the Blue Jays blasted the Twins 11-5 at Rogers Centre.

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Jobless claims signal firmer labor market

Job seekers adjust their paperwork as they wait in line to attend a job fair in New York February 28, 2013.

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting the labor market continued to strengthen.

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Accused Boston bomber appears in court

In this courtroom sketch, Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is depicted sitting in federal court in Boston Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, for a final hearing before his trial begins in January. Tsarnaev is charged with the April 2013 attack that killed three people and injured more than 260. He could face the death penalty if convicted.

The Boston Marathon bombing suspect told a judge that he was satisfied with his lawyers' preparations for the January start of his trial over the deadly 2013 attack.

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NFU Leader Applauds President For Cuba Action

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President Obama has announced a series of executive actions to ease financial restrictions on trade with Cuba. Under the order,…

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Scholarship Program Announced

Dennis Daugaard

Workforce development continues to be a critical issue in South Dakota as employers struggle to find qualified workers to fill skilled positions.

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Ag Property Taxes On Legislative Agenda

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The South Dakota legislature will have to again deal with property taxes on ag land.