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REVIEW: ‘Vacation’ is a fun road trip for a new generation

Rating: R | Run time: 99 min. | Genre: Comedy | Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Skyler Gisondo, Steele Stebbins…

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State Prison Inmate Back In Custody

A minimum-security state prison inmate who failed to return to the minimum-security unit on the grounds of the South Dakota State Penitentiary on July 17th is back in custody.

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Trans Pacific Partnership Talks Continue

Further Trans Pacific Partnership discussions got underway in Hawaii this week.

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Waters of the U.S. Rule Meets More Opposition

Senate Environment and Public Works Chairman Jim Inhofe says internal memos submitted by the Army Corps of Engineers to his panel undermines the Clean Water rule.

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Agriculture Exports to Cuba Could Benefit from New Credit Legislation

Senate Appropriators have approved legislative provisions that could ease credit restrictions on U.S. exports to Cuba.

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States Combine to Discuss Pipeline Project Concerns

A group of 14 organizations from South and North Dakota, Iowa and Illinois met recently to outline concerns about the Dakota Access Pipeline planned to cross their states.

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Egg Prices Climb Due to Bird Flu

Consumers are feeling the lasting effects of the Avian Influenza outbreak in the Midwest in the form of higher egg…

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Conan O’Brien accused of stealing jokes

The late night host is being sued for allegedly lifting gags from Twitter.

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Americans report improved health, better healthcare

The study of more than 500,000 Americans found improvements in insurance coverage, access to primary care and prescriptions, and overall health since late 2013.

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Rural Areas To Be Included In Economic Development

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts says rural areas of the state won’t be left out of economic development plans.

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Boston to blame for Olympic bid flop, says IOC’s Bach

Boston was picked by the U.S. Olympic Committee to be the country's candidate for the 2024 Games but rescinded its bid in a spectacular U-turn on Monday after the city's mayor said taxpayers could not afford to host the event.

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Wind Farm Facing Opposition

A group called “We Care” is working to stop development of a large wind farm in Lincoln County in south east South Dakota.

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Utility Rates Going Up In South Dakota

Most of the investor owned utilities in South Dakota have either raised electric rates, or have a case before the Public Utilities Commission seeking to do that.

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‘Empire’ star sued for alleged abuse

Terrence Howard's ex-wife is suing for assault and battery, and intentional and negligent infliction of emotional distress, and seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

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‘Married … With Children’ spinoff in the works

Actor David Faustino is developing a spinoff featuring original stars Christina Applegate, Ed O'Neill, and Katey Sagal.

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Iowa To Count Critters

The Iowa Department of Natural Resources is preparing to launch an annual wildlife population survey.

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Platini to run for FIFA presidency

UEFA head Michel Platini announced on Wednesday his intention to stand for presidency of FIFA in place of Sepp Blatter.

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Gambling Addiction Treatment working

The Iowa Department of Public Health's annual report on problem gambling treatment is showing continued success.

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Nebraska Health Insurance Choices To Shrink.

Blue Cross - Blue Shield insurer Anthem has agreed to acquire Cigna in a $54-billion deal.

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Breastfeeding Promoted

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Society tends to have conflicted views of how new mothers feed their newborns, as breastfeeding is seen as the better choice… as long as it’s not done in public.

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Partnership Seeks To Improve Life On Reservation

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“Partnership with Native Americans” is a charity organization dedicated to improving life on reservations across the country, including nine within South Dakota and a distribution center located in Rapid City.

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House Passes Bill To Rein In Spending

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In an effort to pull the federal government back and control spending, the U.S. House passed the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny, or REINS, Act.

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Rabbit Fever On The Rise

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A sudden rise in rabbit fever has been reported in South Dakota, particularly in the Black Hills.

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No Major Mold Problem At USD Building

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Federal workplace experts who were invited to look at a building on the campus of the University of South Dakota found no major mold problems, but did make some environmental recommendations.