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Thursday, July 4, 201307/04/2013

Cano Beats Twins Again

In Sports

A three-run sixth inning highlighted by a two-run Robinson Cano double gave the Yankees a 3-2 win over the Twins at Target Field.

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Thursday, July 4, 201307/04/2013

Wild Star An All Star

In Sports

Wild defenseman Ryan Suter was named to the 2012-13 NHL First-Team on Wednesday.

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Thursday, July 4, 201307/04/2013

Gordon Takes A Tumble

In Sports

Royals left fielder Alex Gordon has a right hip contusion and possible concussion after taking a hard spill while chasing a deep fly ball last night against Cleveland.

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Thursday, July 4, 201307/04/2013

Rice Slugger Wins Out

In Sports

Michael Aquino of Rice is the winner of this year’s College Home Run Derby.

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Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

500 Groups Push House Farm Bill

In Agriculture

A broad coalition of more than 530 groups has sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner urging him to…

CornField

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

Farmers Question USDA Acreage

In Agriculture

Doubts about the accuracy of the recent USDA acreage report has farmers asking why the agency doesn’t use the data…

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

Big Opportunity in Trade Deals

In Agriculture

The U.S. is currently is involved in several bilateral free trade negotiations – including talks with Pacific Rim and European…

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

Pork a Value for July 4

In Agriculture

On one of the biggest grilling days of the year pork producers are urging consumers to make pork part of…

Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

Yankees Too Much For Twins

In Sports

Robinson Cano clubbed a three-run homer, his fourth long ball in the last three games, as the Yankees cruised past the Twins 7-3 at Target Field.

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Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

Willingham Sidelined

In Sports

The Twins have placed outfielder Josh Willingham on the 15-day disabled list and reinstated outfielder Aaron Hicks from the DL.

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in Agriculture

NCBA And Coalition Suing The EPA

Supreme Court

Today, a Coalition of 12 groups including the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association filed a lawsuit against the EPA and the…

in National

Bet you didn’t know: Fun facts about the Fourth

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Even the most patriotic among us can learn something from these little-known facts about Independence Day.

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Stronger economy, cheap gas means more people on the road

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More than 40 million Americans are expected to hit the road for the long holiday weekend.

in Agriculture

New Biodiesel Facility in Yankton

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The grand opening was held this week for a new biodiesel blending facility installed by Gerstner Oil in Yankton.

in Agriculture

Farmers Union Unhappy With USDA Beef Imports Decision

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Farmers Union leaders are expressing extreme disappointment with USDA’s decision to allow importation of fresh and chilled beef from regions of Brazil and Argentina.