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SD Retailers Dealing with Lots of Competition

While a number of stores will be open today, most retailers start early and stay late tomorrow, on “Black Friday.”

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SD PUC Ready to Decide on Dakota Access Pipeline

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission may make a decision Monday on the route application for the Dakota Access pipeline.


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Three ways to curb holiday spending

Ah, the holidays. A time to get together, celebrate with family and make questionable life choices.


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History of the holiday: Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving celebrations date back to the first European settlements in America, but it wasn't until the 1860s that it was declared a national holiday.


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MVFC Tabs Season Honors

The Missouri Valley Football Conference has announced its top honors and they include RB Marshaun Coprich of Illinois State; DB Deiondre' Hall of UNI; QB Aaron Bailey of UNI; DE Andrew Van Ginkel of South Dakota and coach Bob Nielson of Western Illinois.


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Jacks Extend Streak

South Dakota State ran its season-opening winning streak to six Wednesday with a 77-66 win over Cleveland State in the Mayan Division Championship in the Cancun Challenge.


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Augie Sports Teams Soaring

In the first set of the 2015-16 Division II Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings, Augustana is in seventh with 135 points.


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Timberwolves Top Hawks

Zach LaVine had 18 points, six assists and five rebounds in place of the injured Ricky Rubio as the Minnesota Timberwolves beat the Atlanta Hawks with a 99-95 Wednesday night


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Wild Nipped By Canucks

Radim Vrbata (rah-DEEM' vuhr-BAH'-tuh) scored twice as the Vancouver Canucks held off the Minnesota Wild 3-2 Wednesday night.


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Group Gathers to Protest Refugee Policy in Iowa

Around 50 people gathered outside the state capitol in Des Moines to rally against Governor Terry Branstad's order blocking Syrian refugees from settling in Iowa.


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Expect More Security at UNL – Iowa Game

Husker fans are being urged to arrive early at the Nebraska-Iowa game Friday.

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Typical Shopping Year in Iowa

An Iowa State University economist says the signs are pointing to an average holiday season for retailers this year.


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WATCH: 7 fun facts to make you think this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time of coming together with family and friends. In between bites of stuffing and pumpkin pie, snack on these unusual Turkey Day facts.


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Change your Amazon password now

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday quickly approaching, this might be the worst time of year for Amazon to have security concerns.


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PHOTOS: Macy’s Parade through the years

For 88 years the iconic Macy's Parade has been a Thanksgiving tradition.


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REVIEW: ‘Creed’ builds on the legacy of ‘Rocky’

"Creed" stays rooted in tradition while simultaneously taking the entire franchise in a new direction as vital as it is welcome.


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11 awkward Thanksgiving jokes

Worried about spending quality time with family this weekend? Cut the dinner table tension with a delightfully awful Thanksgiving zinger.


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WATCH: How holiday shopping can help charities

In the frenzy of holiday shopping, consumers are doing more than getting great deals, they’re also using coupons to help raise money for a number of worthy causes.


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HOLIDAY TV: What to watch this week

From classic specials to movies and competitions, this week is packed with programs to get you in the holiday spirit.


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Thanksgiving getaway: Cheap gas, high security

Millions of Americans embarked on their annual Thanksgiving travels on Wednesday, with security at airports, New York City's parade festivities and other venues expected to be heightened amid jitters after the Paris attacks.

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SD Businesses Watching Ballot Issues


There will be eleven ballot issues for South Dakota voters to consider in next November’s election.

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Winter Storm Aiming at Northern Plains

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Facade Improvement Program Approved for Downtown Yankton

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The Yankton City Commission approved a façade improvement program for the downtown business area at their last meeting.

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Alzheimer’s Cost to Climb in Iowa

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A new report projects the expense to Medicaid for people afflicted with Alzheimer’s disease in Iowa and nationwide will increase dramatically over the next decade.

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Falling Revenues an Issue for the 2016 Iowa Legislature

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Revenues for the State of Iowa have fallen below estimates for the last several months, and could lead to a budget crunch for the 2016 legislature.