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Water Contract Approved

The Yankton City Commission approved one of the first major contracts for the water supply upgrade.

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Talkin’ turkey: Thanksgiving meal costs barely rise

A decline in turkey prices helped hold down the cost of preparing Thanksgiving dinner.

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Farm Group Passes Policy On Beef Check Off And Redistricting

South Dakota Farmers Union members approved two special orders of business at their just concluded state convention. President Doug Sombke…

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Iowa Landowners Group Opposing Rock Island Wind Project

A group of more than 1,000 Iowa landowners are opposing the Rock Island Clean Line Wind energy project that wants…

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Tuesday, Nov. 25.

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BNSF Announces $ 6 Billion Capital Outlay Plan

Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway officials have announced their Capital Plan for next year that involves spending $ 6 billion…

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Bills punish Jets in postponed game

Buffalo overcame the loss of home ground advantage and a lack of practice to trounce the Jets 38-3.

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Longtime NHL coach Pat Quinn dies at age 71

Pat Quinn, a longtime NHL coach who twice reached the Stanley Cup finals, has died at the age of 71.

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Another Cosby show nixed as assault allegations mount

The embattled comedian's standup show has been canceled, the latest of several cancellations following sexual assault allegations.

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TIMELINE: Michael Brown shooting

A timeline of events since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown all the way up to the grand jury decision.

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Biodiesel Board Unhappy With RFS Volume Delay

The delay by EPA in getting out the 2014 RFS volume obligations until next year isn’t setting well with one…

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TODAY’S MUST SEE: Tim Allen’s turkey race

Tim Allen faces off against Jimmy Fallon in a ridiculous Thanksgiving-themed challenge.

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Corn President Wants National Rules For GMOS

The GMO labeling fight in Oregon isn’t over yet as the ballot issue appears headed for a recount. Voters earlier…

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Bono, Robin Thicke among year’s ‘least influential’

The musicians top a list of 30 uninspiring stars who "took up vast clouds of oxygen" and "gave us back nothing of use."

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‘Lord of the Rings’ director gets his star

Peter Jackson will be honored with the 2,538th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Protesters slam grand jury process, more troops head to Ferguson

More National Guard troops are heading to Missouri in an effort to quell riots.

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in Lifestyle, National

U.S. introduces menu-labeling standards for chain restaurants

Sweeping new rules will require calorie counts on menus and establish a national standard for nutrition information.

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Halle Berry goes to court to keep daughter’s hair curly

The actress won a court order banning ex-boyfriend Gabriel Aubry from straightening their daughter's naturally-curly hair.

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NFL: Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry could have lymphoma

Kansas City Chiefs safety Eric Berry has a mass on the right side of his chest that team officials said could be lymphoma.

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Obama awards Medal of Freedom to 18 Americans

President Barack Obama presented the highest U.S. civilian honor to 18 people including actress Meryl Streep and singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

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Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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Zebra Mussel Found in Lewis & Clark Lake

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One adult zebra mussel has been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, giving the lake a "suspect" status for contamination.