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Pope radically simplifies Catholic marriage annulment procedures

Pope Francis, making the most substantial changes to Catholic marriage annulment procedures in centuries, on Tuesday radically simplified them and said bishops should give greater help to divorced couples.


in Entertainment

Hopes high for Colbert’s ‘Late Show’ debut

What remains to be seen is how an unfiltered Colbert will play as he makes the transition from a 30-minute Comedy Central show four nights a week to an hour-long slot five nights a week on a major broadcast network renovating the house that David Letterman built.


in Entertainment

The marketing ‘force’ behind ‘Star Wars’ toys

The release of the new movie is still months away, but Disney unleashed its full marketing "force" of toys and other items related to the film.


in Sports

HIGHLIGHTS: Rickie Fowler’s hard-fought Deutsche Bank Championship win

Fowler sank a 40-foot birdie putt on 14 en route to a 3-under 68 and a 15-under total.


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NFL teams add ‘non-football’ fun for fans

Many teams are offering entertainment off the field on game day.


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Kentucky clerk in gay marriage case released from jail

A U.S. district judge ordered jailed Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis in Kentucky released immediately, saying he was satisfied that her office was fulfilling its obligation to issue marriage licenses to legally eligible couples.


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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Sept. 8

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


in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here's a look at some of today's biggest sports headlines, Tuesday, Sept. 8.


in Viral Videos

This dog playing drums really rocks

You've never seen Metallica's hit "Enter Sandman" performed like this before.


in Local Sports

Twins Win Series Opener

Tommy Milone pitched seven effective innings and Eduardo Escobar reached base four times and drove in three runs as the Minnesota Twins beat the struggling Kansas City Royals 6-2 on Monday night.


in Local Sports

Jacks Gain In Polls

South Dakota State is among six Missouri Valley Football Conference teams ranked in the Top 25, with North Dakota State ranked highest, at No. 2.


in Local Sports

GPAC Names Weekly Best

The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its weekly football Players of the Week.


in Local Sports

Viking Center Improving

Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan is still recovering from a back injury.


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 8

A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable headlines.


in National

WATCH: The history of Labor Day

While you take your three day weekend, remember those who struggled to get Friday and Saturday off.

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Busy Weekend On Highways

Low gas prices and the last holiday of the summer will combine to possibly make this weekend one of the busiest of the year on Iowa's highways and interstates.


in Local

Clinton Campaign Organizing In Iowa

In the Democratic presidential race, the talk in the air may have been focused this past week on whether Vice President Joe Biden will run, but there's an intense ground game underway in Iowa on behalf of some of the candidates already in the race.


in Local

UNK Settles In Housing Dispute

University of Nebraska-Kearney officials have reached a 140-Thousand dollar settlement with the Department of Justice in a dispute over a service dog in the dorm.


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Cyber Security Hearing Held In Madison

South Dakota Senator John Thune hosted a hearing on cyber security last Thursday at Dakota State University in Madison.

SD Senator Mike Rounds

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Transportation Bill Looms

As Congress returns from the August break this week, one major issue that needs attention is the transportation bill.

Recent Headlines

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Dealing With the Iran Nuclear Deal


Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry says Congress needs to keep tabs on the Iran nuclear deal.

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Nebraska Economy Will Survive the Loss of ConAgra


ConAgra leaving Omaha will cause some economic problems.

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Educational Cooperative To Be Investigated

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Governor Dennis Daugaard has asked the Government Operations and Audit Committee of the legislature to review the financial operations of the Mid Central Educational Cooperative.

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Police Involved Shootings Called Justified

ruger gun

There has been a wave of police shooting incidents in recent months.

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Freeman Woman Named To Board Of Banking Group

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A bank officer from Freeman has been elected to the Independent Community Bankers of America Federal Delegate Board.