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U.S., Cuba to restore diplomatic relations after 50 years

The major policy shift will end decades of hostile ties with the communist-ruled island.

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Brangelina hired a cyber security firm for their kids

The "Tomb Raider" star and her husband are taking precautions to protect their six children as they grow up in a digital world.

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(Don’t) embrace the YES!

Johns Hopkins University says 300 applicants were mistakenly sent welcome messages when they were actually rejected.

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REVIEW: Final ‘Hobbit’ movie falls short of original trilogy

This Christmas, Peter Jackson gives us the gift of his final trip to Middle Earth with The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.

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District 17 Senator-elect to Serve on Three Committees

Arthur Rusch anticipates large issues heading into the 2015 session on three committees.

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Ag Groups Working on Property Tax Task Force

Property tax questions are centered around the actual use of ag land across South Dakota.

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Gavins Point Dam Still Under Repair

Renovation on the dam's spillway gates continues.

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Iowa Woman Fighting IRS Hears Positive News

Carol Hinders has been fighting the IRS about money taken from her business in Spirit Lake.

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Iowa Legislature Urged to Help Schools with Transportation Costs

The Iowa Legislature has received recommendations from a legislative committee to find ways to help schools with the burden of transportation costs.

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Report Released on Prison Miscalculations

A final report on the investigation into the premature release of inmates in Nebraska has been released.

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Jimmy Fallon & Justin Timberlake are just awkward teens at camp

The boys are back at summer camp and they can't stop singing "Jumper" by Third Eye Blind.

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‘7th Heaven’ star admits to sexually abusing girls

Troubled actor Stephen Collins has confessed the molestation claims against him are true.

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Menus will sport new calorie labels for alcohol

Restaurant drinkers will soon know how many calories are in their margarita or craft beer.

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113th Congress ends with more fights than feats

Congress has limped out of Washington, capping two years of legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes.

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Blake Shelton wins ‘The Voice’ again

The "Boys 'Round Here" hitmaker's country protegeé Craig Wayne Boyd won a recording contract and $100,000 cash prize.

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‘Saving Private Ryan’ among films being preserved

A new set of classic movies is being inducted into the National Film Registry for long-term preservation.

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Farm Groups Hail Railroad Investment

South Dakota farm groups are reacting positively to Governor Dennis Daugaard’s announcement that $56 million in private funds will be…

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Tennessee police looking for real-life ‘Grinch’

Police in suburban Nashville are looking for a Scrooge who sawed off a live Christmas tree loaded with decorations.

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Obamacare enrollment tops 2.5M

Officials said demand for the health insurance plans jumped during the final week of 2015 open enrollment.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making news today, Wednesday, Dec. 17. GRIZZLIES HALT WARRIORS’ WIN STREAK The Golden…

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District 17 Senator-elect to Serve on Three Committees

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Arthur Rusch anticipates large issues heading into the 2015 session on three committees.

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Ag Groups Working on Property Tax Task Force

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Property tax questions are centered around the actual use of ag land across South Dakota.

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Gavins Point Dam Still Under Repair

Gavins Point Dam repairs 91114

Renovation on the dam's spillway gates continues.

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Iowa Woman Fighting IRS Hears Positive News

money one hundred dollar bill

Carol Hinders has been fighting the IRS about money taken from her business in Spirit Lake.

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Iowa Legislature Urged to Help Schools with Transportation Costs

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The Iowa Legislature has received recommendations from a legislative committee to find ways to help schools with the burden of transportation costs.