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EL James takes ‘Fifty Shades’ of heat during Twitter Q&A

#AskELJames backfired in terrific style because of course it did.

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20 years after ‘Showgirls,’ Elizabeth Berkley comes ‘full circle’

The former "Saved by the Bell" actress starred as an exotic dancer in the film, which was initially slammed by critics and flopped at the box office.

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Thirteen States File Lawsuit Against EPA on Clean Water Rule

Monday, Western States Attorneys General filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in North Dakota against the EPA and the…

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Senate Ag Committee AI Hearing Scheduled

The Senate Ag Committee will be holding a hearing on avian influenza on July 7. It’s a response to the…

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Prime Time Gala Raises $173,000 for Feeding South Dakota

Over the weekend the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Foundation held their Prime Time Gala. More than 4,700 people attended the banquet…

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Football star tackles stage invader at Zac Brown gig

Houston Texans star J.J. Watt turned security guard.

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Conservation Districts Helps Establish Soil Health Plan

A working group of 19 leaders met in Washington D.C. and last week released a set of recommendations on cover…

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Yankton And Vermillion Hold Joint Meeting

The Yankton City Commission and the Vermillion City Council held a joint meeting last night in Yankton to talk about common issues, and expanded cooperation.

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Frye Ends Wayne State Career

Today is the last day on the job for Curt Frye, President of Wayne State College.

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Thune Seeks To Expand Surface Transportation Board

A bill sponsored by South Dakota Senator John Thune would expand the numbers of members on the Surface Transportation Board, and give them more authority over railroad operations.

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Committee Studies High School Activities Association

A legislative summer committee looking at the South Dakota High School Activities Association held their first meeting last Friday in Pierre.

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National Dairy Council Celebrates 100 Years

The National Dairy Council is celebrating their 100 year anniversary in 2015. The council’s mission has been to provide science…

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‘I am Chris Farley’ will make you laugh, cry

A documentary about the beloved comedian who died in 1997 opens in theaters next month.

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in National

Election 2016: You’ve got mail

Inboxes are overflowing as political candidates amp up email appeals for cash.

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in Sports

NBA: Wade to test free agent market

Dwyane Wade's 12-year stay with the Miami Heat could be ending.

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in Sports

Swede Lidstrom headlines Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015

Nicklas Lidstrom, one of the NHL's most decorated defensemen and a trailblazing leader, was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame as part of the shrine's seven-member Class of 2015.

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Germany, U.S. set for ‘very heated’ World Cup semi-final

The German juggernaut will run into the U.S. wall as the top-ranked nations clash, with a spot in the Women's World Cup final on the line.

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The World Egg Throwing Championship is a real thing

Be on the look out for flying eggs.

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in Entertainment

NBC dumps Trump

NBC cut ties with the 2016 presidential candidate after the real estate developer and TV personality made comments insulting Mexicans earlier this month.

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in Lifestyle

At 115, NYC woman is world’s oldest

The world's oldest known woman is a retired child care worker living in Brooklyn.

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Business Index Climbs Slightly

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, climbed a little for June.

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Blue Ribbon Committee Starts 2nd Round Of Meetings

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The next round of meetings for the Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education in South Dakota begin next week, and could stretch into late October.

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Legislative Committee Has Questions

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There were lots of questions for the Department of Revenue from members of the Government, Operations and Audit Committee of the South Dakota Legislature this week.

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Drought Concerns Fade

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Recent concern that drought conditions might creep back into Iowa have been washed away by continued and sometimes heavy rainfalls.

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Budget Decisions Loom

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says as he makes a final decision on state funding for K-through-12 public schools,