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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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Andre 3000 planning rap retirement next year

Outkast star Andre 3000 is convinced hip-hop is a young man's game and he confesses he can no longer keep up with his new peers.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.

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Mary J. Blige recruits U.K. artists for new record

Mary J. Blige has recruited U.K. artists Disclosure and Emeli Sande for her new album, The London Sessions.

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Congress Back to Work After August Break

SD Congresswoman Kristi Noem says there are issues Congress needs to deal with this fall.

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Getting the Public Involved in SD School Funding

The South Dakota Budget & Policy Institute will hold a number of meetings to talk about education funding and teacher pay.

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Mid America Economy Solid; Some Future Worries

The monthly Mid America economic report shows continued slow growth, for now.

Miley Cyrus performing live on stage on 'The Bangerz Tour' concert at Forum di Assago.

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Miley Cyrus defends weed photos

Miley Cyrus has defended her decision to publish pictures of her cannabis habit online, insisting she does not promote drug-taking to kids or feature it in her songs.

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Second Year of SD Tuition Freeze in the Works

South Dakota University Presidents are working with the Board of Regents in the hopes of another freeze in tuition.

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Survivor’s Jimi Jamison dies at 63

The family of Survivor rocker Jimi Jamison has thanked fans for the outpouring of support following his sudden death on Sunday.

Kirsten Dunst arrives at the 'Charles James: Beyond Fashion' Costume Institute Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Kirsten Dunst criticizes Apple over naked photo leak

Kirsten Dunst was among a number of celebrities targeted by a hacker who published explicit personal pictures on the Internet.

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Iowa Cattle Leader Concerned With APHIS Rule

USDA’s animal and plant health inspection service has published a rule in the federal register allowing importation of beef from…

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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

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Farm Bureau Working On Policy

South Dakota’s county farm bureau groups have sent in their policy recommendation issues list for the full membership to consider…

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at the sports news you'll be talking about today, Tuesday, Sept. 2.

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Corn Leader Calling For Open Markets

The National Corn Growers Association is calling for action to open markets with the potential for this year’s record corn…

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Sam fails to secure spot on Rams practice squad

Defensive end Michael Sam's bid to become the first openly gay player in the NFL looks even more remote.

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Farm Bureau Pleased Candidates Want Tax Relief

North Dakota Farm Bureau leaders are pleased the two candidates running for state tax commissioner support property tax relief. Incumbant…

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Study: High-action TV shows lead to more snacking

Watching high-energy TV programs might make watching calories harder, a new study suggests.

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Nebraska Wind and Solar Conference Boosts Interest in Clean Energy

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The Wind and Solar Conference in La Vista offers a large pool of resources for anyone interested in clean energy development.

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CNA Training Program Aimed at Boosting Labor Pool

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The Rural Rewards Program offers CNA certification to students in hopes to boost health care work force.

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2013 Blizzard Makes Extreme Weather List

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Last year's blizzard made the American Meteorological Society's list of extreme weather events and isn't likely to be repeated.

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South Dakota Schools Finish Student Headcount

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Student head counts are in for state funding projections in South Dakota.

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Iowa Senate Debate Questioned Loyalties

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U.S. Senate candidates Joni Ernst and Bruce Braley debated this weekend, accusing each other of special interest loyalties.