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Minnesota Farm Bureau Talks Trade In DC

One of the major subjects Minnesota Farm Bureau members brought up in Washington DC last week when they met with…

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Wave of migrant children threaten to swamp U.S. courts

As Texas National Guard troops are deployed to the border, a deluge of Central American children threatens the already crowded immigration courts.

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Grain Group Has Mixed Thoughts On Storage Rule

The National Grain and Feed Association is giving mixed review to a proposed Clean Air Act permit rule by EPA…

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Health Insurance Premiums Expected To Increase

An official with the Nebraska Health Care Alliance estimates when the federal health care law fully goes into effect in several months, requiring all policies to be compliant, the expense will be staggering.

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Shortage Of Lawyers In Rural Nebraska

Too many rural Nebraska counties have no practicing lawyers.

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Iowa Did Not Discriminate

The Iowa Supreme Court upheld a Polk County District Court ruling that determined the State of Iowa did not discriminate against African-Americans in their hiring and promotion practices.

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Biden says Putin has ‘no soul’

Vladimir Putin has no soul, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden says he concluded after meeting with the Russian leader at the Kremlin in 2011.

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Willingham Hero For Twins

Josh Willingham's tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning sent the Minnesota Twins to a 4-3 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Monday night.

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Royals Fall To Sox

Chris Sale pitched seven effective innings and Adam Dunn had two RBIs to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 3-1 victory over the slumping Kansas City Royals on Monday night.

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SDSU Women Get Schedule

Matchups with seven teams that played in the postseason a year ago, a pair of Big East opponents and a Southeastern Conference foe highlight the 2014-15 South Dakota State women's basketball schedule.

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Gopher Great Passes On

Bob McNamara, an All-American football player for Minnesota in the 1950s and later a major fundraiser for the university, has died.

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Timberwolves Sign Hummel

The Minnesota Timberwolves have agreed to terms on a one-year deal with Robbie Hummel.

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in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: July 22

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that went down in history.

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Bodies leave Ukraine MH17 crash site

A train carrying the remains of victims of the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over Ukraine left the site on Monday.

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‘Iron Man’ Robert Downey Jr. Hollywood’s highest-paid actor

The 49-year-old star is the highest-paid actor for the second consecutive year, raking in an estimated $75 million.

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Obama signs order barring federal discrimination against gays

President Barack Obama signed an executive order barring federal contractors from discriminating on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Friend of accused Boston bomber guilty of obstruction

A jury found a friend of the accused Boston Marathon bomber guilty of obstructing the investigation into the deadly blasts.

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Chicago Cubs sue fake team mascots accused of hustling fans

The Chicago Cubs are suing two men accused of posing in bear costumes and lurking around Wrigley Field, hustling fans for tips.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd song to greet Alabama tourists

The famous song was recorded in Georgia but that won't stop the state from welcoming motorists to "Sweet Home Alabama."

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45 years after Apollo landing, U.S. debates next lunar step

Forty-five years after the first Apollo lunar landing, the U.S. remains divided about the moon's role in future human space exploration.

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Nebraska To Vote On Minimum Wage Increase

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The minimum wage initiative will be on the Nebraska ballot this fall.

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Nebraska Economic Indicator Drops

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Nebraska's leading economic indicator dropped for the first time in six months after the latest survey results.

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Hundreds Could Lose Insurance

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Hundreds of people in Nebraska, Iowa, and South Dakota face losing their Federal Health Insurance Marketplace coverage.

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License Lady To Retire

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After 23 years of service, the Director of the Driver Licensing Program in South Dakota is leaving the Department of Public Safety.

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Construction Nears For SDSU Stadium

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Preparations are underway and construction will soon start on a new football stadium at South Dakota State University.