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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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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Rail Line To Be Sold

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Canadian Pacific has reached agreement to sell the western parts of the former DM&E railroad to a group called Genesse & Wyoming.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Nelson Gets National Post

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South Dakota Public Utilities Commissioner Chris Nelson has been selected to chair the Committee on Telecommunications for the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Twins Prospect Suspended

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One of the Twins top prospects is being suspended by Major League Baseball.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Huskers May Need Assistant

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The Nebraska Cornhuskers may need a replacement on the sidelines next season.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Hawkeyes Fall To Unbeaten Badgers

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Ben Brust hit four straight free throws after Iowa coach Fran McCaffery was hit with back-to-back technical fouls, helping turn momentum in Wisconsin’s favor as the No. 4 Badgers beat the No. 22 Hawkeyes 75-71.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

Coyotes Rout Visitor

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Tyler Flack scored a season-high 16 points and Trevor Gruis added 15 points as South Dakota rolled past Iowa Wesleyan 86-52 Saturday at the DakotaDome.

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Monday, January 6, 201401/06/2014

USD Women Continue Roll

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The University of South Dakota women’s basketball team has now won seven of its last eight games after a Saturday victory.

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Sunday, January 5, 201401/05/2014

House Fire Leads to Meth Bust

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House fire leads to a meth bust.

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Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Election Filing Season Underway

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The start of the New Year opens the gates for those interested in running for public office in South Dakota.

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Huron Man Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

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Huron man dies in a single vehicle accident.

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Amanda Knox murder conviction overturned

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.