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United States Pork Exports Are Recovering

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U.S. pork exports are starting to recover after a setback in the first quarter.  Minnesota Pork Executive Director Dave Preisler…

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Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Fertilizer Groups Developing Pro Active Safety Plan

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  Two major agricultural and fertilizer industry groups are developing a fertilizer code of practice as a proactive safety plan. …

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Enrollment Data Studied

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South Dakota State University President Dr. David Chicoine says they have been looking at lots of student numbers.

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Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Education Study Set

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An interim committee of the South Dakota legislature will again study education funding.

Diploma

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

High School Diploma Needed

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Minnesota’s economy has done extraordinarily well compared to other states — but the biggest challenge is….

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Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Bill To Transform Iowa Schools

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Iowa’s Governor signed a bill into law that he says will transform Iowa schools.

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Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Tax Relief For Nebraskans

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Nebraska’s Governor has signed three tax break bills into law, calling them…

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Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

SDSU Tops Summit League

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South Dakota State University has captured the Commissioner’s Cup as the top athletic program in The Summit League.

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Doumit, Deduno Da Men

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Ryan Doumit homered and drove in two to help the Twins shuout the Royals 3-0.

Wednesday, June 5, 201306/05/2013

Peterson Clarifies Comments

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Viking running back Adrian Peterson says he would be okay with an openly gay teammate.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

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FILE - In this Jan. 31, 2014, file photo, Amanda Knox prepares to leave the set following a television interview in New York. Knox is engaged to Colin Sutherland, a musician who recently moved to Seattle from New York, a person close to the Knox family confirmed for The Associated Press. Knox’s murder conviction in the 2007 stabbing of her roommate has been reinstated by an Italian court, but the former college exchange student maintains her innocence and vows she won’t willingly go back to Italy. Both Knox and Sutherland are 27. No wedding date had been set.

Italy's highest court has overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox, bringing to a definitive end the high-profile case.

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Time for Iran to make tough decisions in nuclear talks

In this March 26, 2015, photo, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, center, leaves a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and other U.S. officials at a hotel in Lausanne, Switzerland. U.S. and Iranian diplomats gather at a Baroque palace in Europe, a historic nuclear agreement within reach. Over Iraq’s deserts, their militaries fight a common foe. Leaders in Washington and Tehran, capitals once a million miles from each other in ideological terms, wrestle for the first time in decades with the notion of a rapprochement.

Six world powers and Iran move closer to a deal, but there are still major disagreements.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at some of the week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.

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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

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A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

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The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010