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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.

SDPUC Commissioner Chris Nelson

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.

SDCapitol

Friday, January 3, 201401/03/2014

Hanson To Run For Reelection

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Current South Dakota Public Utilities Commission Chairman Gary Hanson says he plans to run for re-election this year.

Recent Headlines

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.