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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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China Pork Demand Strong Despite Economic Slowdown

Despite recent economic turmoil in China, the country is retaining its hunger for pork. That’s according to officials with Smithfield…

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WOTUS Implementation on Friday

The clock is ticking down to Friday’s implementation of the EPA and Army Corp’s Waters of the United States Rule.…


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Newlyweds welcome wedding guests with ‘weed tent’

This Oregon wedding had a new twist on the traditional "open bar."

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Farmers Need Help Complying with New Food Safety Rules

National Farmers Union leaders are thanking a group of 14 members of Congress who have written FDA asking them to…


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U.S. OPEN: Djokovic, Serena Williams named top seeds

Serena Williams is aiming to complete the first calendar-year grand slam in 27 years when the U.S. Open begins on Monday in New York.


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Consumer confidence, housing data signal economy’s resilience

U.S. consumer confidence hit a seven-month high in August and new single-family home sales rebounded in July, suggesting underlying strength in the economy that could still allow the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year.

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Grant Would Aid RTEC

The Yankton City Commission approved an application for a Community Development Block Grant from the state for equipment upgrades at the Regional Technical Education Center.


in Music

The Beatles’ ‘Help!’ turns 50

The spy spoof - at one point titled "Eight Arms to Hold You" - opened on Aug. 25, 1965.

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Dispute On Reasons For Teacher Shortage

The last Blue Ribbon Task Force on Education meeting featured Dr. Richard Ingersoll of the University of Pennsylvania.

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Fund Would Help Math And Science At Yankton High

The Yankton Kiwanis Club is partnering with the South Dakota Community Foundation to create a fund to back math and science at Yankton High School.


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Tennessee experiments with ‘sleep coaching’

Tennessee is studying its football players' sleep habits to make sure they don't get caught napping when a game's on the line.


in National

Stock futures rise but uncertainty remains

U.S. stock index futures were sharply higher on Wednesday, a day after a rally on Wall Street fizzled as concerns about China's economy overwhelmed a bout of bargain-hunting.


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Wilson tributes flow among calls for safety review

Wilson, a seven-time winner in IndyCar racing, died after suffering a severe head injury during a wreck in the closing laps of an IndyCar race at Pocono Raceway on Sunday.


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Day hopes to unseat Spieth as player of the year

Newly-crowned PGA Champion Jason Day sees the FedExCup playoffs as the opportunity for a challenge to world No. 1 Jordan Spieth in the voting for the PGA Tour Player of the Year award.


in Entertainment

Meet the dog who helped bust Jared Fogle

This rambunctious black Lab named Bear is a bloodhound for the digital age.


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Cool Weather Caused By El Nino

The summer heat dropped off the last few days and Iowa State Climatologist, Elwyn Taylor, says that's a result of a very strong El Nino.

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Stress Impacts Strokes

A new study shows that working long hours can increase your risk of stroke and heart disease.

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Group Educates On Autism

A central Nebraska organization strives to raise awareness about children with autism and the challenges they face, including bullying.


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Caitlyn Jenner Halloween costume sparks social media outrage

Retailers selling "Call Me Caitlyn" costumes have sparked a social media firestorm from critics who say the get-up insults transgender people and promotes stereotypes.

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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


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.