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PGA: Barclays preview 2015

The top 125 in the FedExCup Standings head to Plainfield Country Club for the first leg of the playoffs. Who will survive and advance to the Deutsche Bank Championship?

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Event To Prepare Meals

A volunteer effort billed as "the nation's largest food packaging event" kicks-off today in Des Moines.

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Obama to herald New Orleans’ progress ahead of Katrina anniversary

President Barack Obama on Thursday will highlight the "structural inequality" that hurt poor black people in New Orleans before the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, during a visit to celebrate the city's progress 10 years after the storm.

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Branstad Visits Dennison

Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited Denison to talk with local officials about the closure of a major employer.

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Officials Alarmed About Zebra Mussels In Lake

The discovery of zebra mussels in Lewis and Clark Lake has alarmed state officials.

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Virginia TV journalists killed by suspect with ‘powder keg’ of anger

Social media postings by a person who appeared to be Flanagan indicated the suspect had grievances against the station, CBS affiliate WDBJ7 in Roanoke, Virginia, which let him go two years ago.

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Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Deals pop up as airlines compete

It might be getting a little cheaper to fly the friendly skies.

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10 FOR TODAY: Thursday, Aug. 27

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Can the McWhopper make fast-food ‘peace?’

Could a Big Mac - Whopper hybrid be happening? And, if so, would you eat it?

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Twins Gain Sixth Straight

Eduardo Escobar homered twice and Joe Mauer had a tiebreaking RBI single as Minnesota beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday night for the Twins' sixth consecutive win.

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Long Ball Quiets Royals

Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls to power their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals that snapped a six-game skid.

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Coyote Women, Jacks Men Favored

University of South Dakota women and South Dakota State University men rate the top spot in this year's Summit League cross country polls.

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Peterson Case Back To Court

The NFL Players Association remains at odds with the league regarding Adrian Peterson's suspension, despite the resumption of the running back's career with the Minnesota Vikings more than two months ago.

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Graham Goes To Sidelines

The Minnesota Twins have put right-hander J.R. Graham on the 15-day disabled list with right shoulder inflammation one day after he earned his first major league win.

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Today in entertainment history: Aug. 27

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.

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Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer to play sisters in new comedy

The stars jetted off on vacation together last month and "The Hunger Games" star has since revealed they are hoping to play sisters in an untitled comedy.

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Virginia reporter, photographer fatally shot live on air

Two journalists were fatally shot on live TV and authorities say the disgruntled former coworker who pulled the trigger has also died.

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Consumer Report on Beef Misleading

Consumer Reports will publish an article in its October issue titled ‘’How Safe Is Your Beef’’. It details how sustainable…

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SD State Fair Runs September 3-7

The South Dakota State Fair starts next Thursday in Huron. State Secretary of Agriculture Lucas Lentsch says they’re looking for…

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Two Dead in Northeast Nebraska Crash

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Two people were killed in a head on accident in Cedar County Nebraska.

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Petition Effort To Restore Death Penalty Completed

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A referendum petition drive far exceeded the number of signatures needed to keep the repeal of the death penalty from taking effect...and to force a vote on the issue.

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Authorities Seek To Control Mussels

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Now that growing numbers of zebra mussels have been confirmed in Lewis & Clark Lake, the focus changes to slowing the spread of the invasive animal.

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South Dakota Students Above Average

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A.C.T. scores from last spring’s testing have been released by the South Dakota Department of Education, and the states students continue to score above the national average.

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School Districts Seek Additonal Funding

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A record number of Minnesota school districts -- 66 at last count -- are asking voters to increase property taxes this year so they can construct new buildings.