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Thursday, July 4, 201307/04/2013

Cano Beats Twins Again

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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…

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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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State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

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A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.

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Trans Pacific Partnership Talks Continue

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Further Trans Pacific Partnership discussions got underway in Hawaii this week.

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Waters of the U.S. Rule Meets More Opposition

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Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe says internal memos submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers to his panel undermines the Clean Water rule.

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Agriculture Exports to Cuba Could Benefit from New Credit Legislation

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Senate Appropriators have approved legislative provisions that could ease credit restrictions on U.S. exports to Cuba.

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States Combine to Discuss Pipeline Project Concerns

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A group of 14 organizations from South and North Dakota, Iowa and Illinois met recently to outline concerns about the Dakota Access Pipeline planned to cross their states.