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Ponder Hopes To Return

Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder is optimistic that he’ll be able to play this week.  Ponder suffered a shoulder injury in last Thursday’s 34-27 win over Washington.  He says he’ll try and practice on Wednesday.  The 2-and-7 Vikings play the 9-and-1 Seahawks on Sunday.

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Rail Board Busy

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With one major rail construction project on the board and several more possibilities, the South Dakota State Rail Board has become quite active.

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City May Change Plans For Land

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A recent study by a Chicago consulting firm found that the retail market in Yankton is pretty well served, with little room for any more large stores.

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Obama widens post-2014 combat role for forces in Afghanistan

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The U.S. military will have a wider role to fight the Taliban alongside Afghan forces after the current mission ends next month.

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Rounds Seeks Office Space

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The foot work is under way as South Dakota Senator-elect Mike Rounds continues the preparations to take his oath of office in early January.

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Obama to Republican critics on immigration: ‘Pass a bill’

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The President shrugged off criticism of his executive action on immigration.