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Royals Add Outfielder

Royals Add Outfielder

The Royals added some outfield depth before the Major League Baseball trade deadline.  They acquired 29-year-old outfielder Justin Maxwell from the Astros for minor league pitcher Kyle Smith.  Injuries have limited Maxwell to 40 games this season, but he slugged 18 home runs in 315 at-bats for the Astros in 2012.

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HIV Testing Encouraged

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State officials says HIV/AIDS is still a big problem in Minnesota and are urging people to get tested

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Fatality Accidents Common On 4th Of July Weekend

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The upcoming holiday weekend is typically one of the most dangerous times of the year for traffic crashes involving alcohol in Iowa.

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Branstad Committed To Closing Facilities

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad has until July 6th to make final decisions on the entire state budget outline legislators sent him earlier this month, but Branstad's giving strong hints he'll reject the legislature's plan to keep the Mental Health Institutes in Clarinda and Mount Pleasant open.

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Gas prices down headed into holiday weekend

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The decline comes amid a 42-cent jump recorded over the previous nine weeks.

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Congress Using Appropriations to Force Dietary Guidelines

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Legislation has been introduced in the House and Senate that would force the Dietary Guidelines Committee to follow sound science…