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Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Noem Questions Surveillance Programs

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem said it appears these programs are part of a disturbing pattern

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Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Governors Race Wide Open

In News

A long-time Iowa Democratic operative says Tom Vilsack’s decision to remain as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture rather than run for governor in 2014 opens the door for other Democrats who’ve been thinking about the race.

Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Coyotes Add Teammates

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– Former Sioux City Bishop Heelan teammates Katelynn Poss and Megan McCarthy will be teammates again at USD.

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Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Augustana Teams Rate High

In Sports

Augustana qualified 12 teams for NCAA postseason play to earn sixth place in the final 2012-13 Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup Standings.

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Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Pitchers In Draft Spotlight

In Sports

Pitching was the top priority for the Twins in Thursday’s opening rounds of the major league draft.

Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Twins Lose Series

In Sports

The Twins scored first, but the Royals got the last laugh again.

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Friday, June 7, 201306/07/2013

Tribute To CWS History

In Sports

Johnny Rosenblatt’s Infield at the Zoo will be formally unveiled at a ribbon-cutting ceremony today in Omaha.

Thursday, June 6, 201306/06/2013

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission To Hold Rules Hearing

In Agriculture

This week the South Dakota Public Utilities Commission decided that all voluntary sale credit contracts must be signed by the…

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Thursday, June 6, 201306/06/2013

Raven Sees Increased Ag Tech Business In China

In Agriculture

Emerging global markets and opportunities in China will be discussed by a panel at this afternoon’s Raven Industries Innovation Summit…

Thursday, June 6, 201306/06/2013

Cattle President Says Minnesota Producers Facing Feed Shortages

In Agriculture

Some Minnesota producers are less than a week away from running out of feed for their livestock.. The situation has…

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U.S. runs hundreds of counter-terrorism investigations

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Police tape cordons off the site of a car bomb attack in Sanaa, Yemen, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The explosion occurred near a military hospital in the Yemeni capital on Monday, causing dozens of casualties including civilians, security officials said. The Islamic State's Sanaa Division claimed responsibility on Twitter for detonating the parked car bomb, according to the SITE Intelligence Group monitoring service. (AP Photo/Hani Mohammed)

U.S. authorities are pursuing hundreds of active counter-terrorism investigations embracing all 50 American states.

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USDA to Allow Beef Imports From Brazil and Argentina

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Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack is moving ahead with two rules that will allow imports of fresh beef from 14 states…

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UNL to House New Drought Risk Management Research Center

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The University of Nebraska-Lincoln will house the new Drought Risk Management Research Center. It will be established at the National…

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Farm Groups Happy with STB Reform Bill

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South Dakota Corn Grower leaders met with Senator John Thune in Sioux Falls this week to get updated on his…

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More States Pile on Clean Water Rule Lawsuit

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This week Attorneys General from now 27 states, including South and North Dakota and Nebraska, filed suit against the EPA…