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Thursday, July 4, 201307/04/2013

Wild Star An All Star

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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

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

Capitol Close-up

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

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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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Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

T-Wolves To Ink Free Agent

In Sports

The Timberwolves have a new starting shooting guard.

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Support Not Equitable for Ethanol

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An Iowa Renewable Fuel official says an oil pipeline being considered for the state is eligible for many more government…

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the week's biggest newsmakers and the stories you won't soon forget.

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Labor Deal Protects Ag Exports

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Farmers in the northwestern cornbelt are relieved exports will continue to move through the Pacific Northwest. Pacific Northwest Longshoremen ratified…

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EPA Not “Enemy of Agriculture”

The Environmental Protection Agency is not an enemy of U.S. agriculture. That was the response from Region 7 EPA Administrator…

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Dairy Margin Protection Program Announced

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Producers can sign up for the farm bill’s new Dairy Margin Protection Program, starting September 2. U.S. Ag Secretary Tom…