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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

China Buys Close To $ 3 Billion Worth Of American Soybeans

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Monday, Chinese Agricultural leaders inked 13 contracts for close to $ 3 billion or 4.83 million metric tons of U.S.…

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

SD Health Care Providers Prepare for ACA Changes..

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SD health care providers prepare for the state of federal health care reforms.

Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Workers Ready to Move for Jobs..

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Yankton Area Progressive Growth has updated their study of labor availability in the south east part of the state. The…

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

SD Retailers Worried About Coming ACA Changes..

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SD Retailers are worried about coming changes to health care coverage.

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Sileage Cutting Is Underway In The Region

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Silage cutting is underway in the region.  Mycogen Seeds Customer Agronomist April Borders says to ensure the best feed quality…

Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Nebraska Pork President Likes Bill To Preserve Meat Inspectors

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  Legislation has been introduced in the Senate to preserve current staffing levels of USDA inspectors in meat plants.  This…

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

South Dakota Farm Bureau President Says Nutrition Bill May Be Tough To Pass

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  The House is expected to take up the nutrition bill this week that would cut about $ 40 billion…

Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Minnesota Extension Ag Engineer Says Watch Out For Farm Vehicles This Week

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  This week through September 21 is National Farm Safety and Health Week. University of Minnesota Extension Ag Engineer Larry…

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

GPAC Tabs Weekly Best

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The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) has announced its weekly football Players of the Week.

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Tuesday, September 17, 201309/17/2013

Jackrabbit Gets Soccer Award

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South Dakota State women’s soccer goalkeeper Nicole Inskeep was named Defensive Player of the Week by The Summit League for her performance last weekend.

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Strong Winds, High Fire Danger

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A wind advisory and a fire watch have been issued for our area.

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