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in National, World

Scots spurn independence in historic vote but demand new powers

Scotland spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the United Kingdom apart.

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in Sports

Hester sets return record as Falcons thrash Bucs

The Atlanta Falcons blasted the Buccaneers 56-14 on Thursday with Devin Hester setting a record for touchdown returns.

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in Agriculture

Rapid City To Host Pork Taste Of Elegance Event

Eight chefs will be competing in the third annual South Dakota Pork Producers Council Taste of Elegance competition this Sunday…

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in National

Suspect in Pa. police ambush put on FBI wanted list

A week-long manhunt continues for alleged cop killer Eric Frein, who was added to the FBI's "most wanted" list.

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in Agriculture

Scholarship Fund Raiser At SDSU Beef Bowl On Saturday

The annual Beef Bowl at South Dakota State University in Brookings is set for this Saturday. SDSU Extension Beef Specialist…

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in Agriculture

Cattle Industry Impact To Be Seen At Beef Bowl

The economic impact the cattle industry makes in South Dakota will be the focus of this weekend’s SDSU Beef Bowl…

syria

in National, World

Congress votes to arm Syrian rebels, fund goverment

The U.S. Congress approved plans to train and arm moderate rebels to battle Islamic State.

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in Lifestyle

Not so small: World’s population expected to soar

Higher-than-expected birth rates and longer life spans are expected to cause the world's population will soar through the end of the 21st century.

obamacare

in National

White House: 7.3M Americans have paid Obamacare premiums

More than 7 million people are up to date on their monthly premiums for private health plans under the health care law.

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in National

Americans’ net worth, debt rising

The net worth of Americans hit a record high, while household debt also rose at its fastest pace since 2007.

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in Entertainment

Arrrr, mateys! It’s ‘Talk Like a Pirate Day’

Today marks the annual "holiday" devoted to all things seaworthy.

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in Entertainment

Fey, Bateman improv in ‘This is Where I Leave You’

Tina Fey and Jason Bateman co-star as siblings in the drama-infused comedy "This Is Where I Leave You," which opens today.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 19

Alook back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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in Entertainment

Kevin Spacey’s stalker sentenced to 4 years

A Massachusetts woman who threatened to torture the actor has been sentenced to more than four years behind bars.

flu

in Lifestyle

CDC urges healthy adults to get flu shot

The flu vaccine is recommended for nearly everyone age 6 months or older.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Weird

Stoners find love on weed-themed dating sites

New websites cater exclusively to smokers or, at the very least, the “cannabis friendly."

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in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports headlines you'll be talking about today, Thursday, Sept. 18.

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in Music

Chrissie Hynde calls today’s singers ‘porn stars’

The rocker says there's a difference between talent and "porn stars trying to make records."

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in National

California wildfires threaten thousands of homes

Fire crews in the rugged Sierra Nevada region battled against a blaze that has displaced hundreds of residents.

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in Entertainment

Nick Cannon’s $2M – yes, $2 million! – shoes

The shoes hold more than 14,000 full-cut diamonds set in white gold with a weight of 340 carats.

Recent Headlines

in Local

Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

in Local

Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

in Local

Yankton Receives Road Grant

Road Construction

The city of Yankton has been approved for a $500,000 grant from the State Board of Economic Development for a new road.

in Local

School Districts Report Scam

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School districts across the country are reporting a scam that involves fake invoices for language and math books the schools never bought.

in Local

Early Voting To Start

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Early balloting for South Dakota voters starts Friday.