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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.

baseball

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.

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.

twins

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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Wednesday, July 3, 201307/03/2013

T-Wolves To Ink Free Agent

In Sports

The Timberwolves have a new starting shooting guard.

Recent Headlines

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Wanted: Marina Operator

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Boater

The current lease for the operation of the marina at the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area is set to expire at the end of this year, and the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks is looking for someone interested in taking over.

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

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isis

Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Transportation Bill Is Short Term Fix

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Road Construction

Before adjourning earlier this month, Congress passed another short term transportation bill. That bill continues the bulk of funding for highway construction projects across the country, but only until next spring.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

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leahey

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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District 40 Candidates Debate

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WP-Microphone

The two candidates for the District 40 Senate seat in the Nebraska Unicameral debated this week in Hartington.