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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Farmers And Ranchers Alliance Survey Looks At Consumer Decisions

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The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance recently released the results of its consumer transparency survey. It showed that 59-percent of…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Electric Rates May Stabilize

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Many rural electric cooperatives in South Dakota had to raise rates sharply over the past few years to deal with their wholesale power costs.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

See For Yourself Applications Now Available For Soybean Farmers

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  Farmers can see how their soybean checkoff dollar is being used to improve the price they receive for their…

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Coyote Earns Summit Honor

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South Dakota guard Tia Hemiller was named the Summit League Women’s Basketball Player of the Week on Monday in a league release.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

T-Wolves Run Over Philly

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Kevin Love posted 26 points and seven rebounds to lead the Timberwolves in a 126-95 rout of the 76ers at the Wells Fargo Center.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Jacks Finish High

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The South Dakota State University football team posted top-15 finishes in each of the two major Football Championship Subdivision polls, which were released Monday.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

Cyclones Name Offensive Coordinator

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Former Kansas football coach Mark Mangino is the new offensive coordinator at Iowa State.

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Tuesday, January 7, 201401/07/2014

NBA Reschedules Timberwolves Game

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The NBA is rescheduling last month’s game between the Timberwolves and Spurs for April 8th in Minneapolis.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Spending Still To Be Worked Out

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The two year budget agreement that Congress worked out last month just sets the framework.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Johnson Hopes Cuts Will Be Restored

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The two year budget deal approved by Congress will move away from the cuts that were mandated under sequestration, but those effects will linger for a while.

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Israel warns of long Gaza war as Palestinian fighters cross border

Israeli soldiers patrol outside the northern Gaza Strip on July 28, 2014.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dashes any hopes of a swift end to the three-week conflict as Palestinian fighters launched an audacious cross-border raid.

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Hail And Winds Damage Bon Homme County Crops

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Saturday morning a hail and wind storm swept through Bon Homme County South Dakota entering on the northwest side.  County…

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Dollar Tree to buy Family Dollar for $8.5 billion

FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2005, file photo, customers walk past a Family Dollar store at Hickory Grove Market in Charlotte, N.C. Dollar Tree is buying rival discount store Family Dollar in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $8.5 billion, the companies announced Monday, July 28, 2014.

Discount store chain Dollar Tree Inc offered to buy rival Family Dollar Stores Inc for about $8.5 billion.

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Tentative agreement reached on U.S. veterans’ funding bill

Senator-elect Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is interviewed by a Reuters reporter at Sanders' office in Burlington, Vermont on November 28, 2006.

The head of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs, and his House counterpart will outline the funding agreement at a news conference today.

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Chief Ag Trade Official Speaking To Grains Council This Week

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  Chief U.S. Ag Trade negotiator Darci Vetter will speak to U.S. Grains Council members at their 54th Board of…