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Jimmy Kimmel on the killing of Cecil the Lion

The comedian shares his thoughts on the Minnesota dentist who illegally killed Cecil the Lion, and what you can do to help.

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Twins Drop Fourth Straight

Things aren't going well for the Twins these days, and Wednesday's loss to Pittsburgh brought even more frustration.

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SDSU Wrestlers Join Big 12

South Dakota State University is one of six schools to receive an invitation to join the Big 12 Conference as an affiliate member for wrestling, league officials announced Wednesday.

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Timberwolves Add Veteran

Andre Miller's agent tells The Associated Press his client has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Timberwolves.

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Vikings Put The Pads On

While many Minnesota Vikings veterans see the first padded practices of training camp as a necessary evil, Adrian Peterson couldn't wait for the day.

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Indians Slow Down Royals

Corey Kluber took a shutout into the ninth, rookie Francisco Lindor hit a three-run homer and had a career-high four RBIs, and the Indians avoided a winless homestand with a 12-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday.

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Today in entertainment history: July 30

The Hollywood headlines that made history.

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TSA vows to close security gaps at U.S. airports

The new leader of the Transportation Security Administration said his top priority would be to close security gaps after an internal report showed 96 percent of undercover tests failed.

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An Ohio man who posted a video of himself petting cougars at an Ohio zoo has to spend two days in jail and pay more than $200 in fines.

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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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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.

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Event To Prepare Meals

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