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TWITTER REACTS: Aaron Hernandez guilty verdict

A Massachusetts jury found the former New England Patriots star guilty in the 2013 death of Odin Lloyd.

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in Agriculture

Agronomists Advise Normal Planting Rates in Dry Soil

Despite dry topsoil conditions in the northwestern corn belt agronomists are recommending farmers stick with their normal planting populations for…

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in Entertainment

Stephen Colbert honored for military charity work

Stephen Colbert is getting a medal — and it's no joke.

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Nebraska Communities Target of Recent Utility Scams

Nebraska Public Power District officials are concerned about recent scammers targeting utility customers.

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in Agriculture

Veto Expected on Higher Nebraska Gas Tax

Nebraska State Senators have sent on to final reading a measure to raise the state’s gas tax six cents a gallon over four years to fund roads and bridges.

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in Sports, Viral Videos

Spurs players form epic 80s band Spuran Spuran

When they're not on the court, Matt Bonner, Aron Baynes, Kawhi Leonard, and Patty Mills are in a band ... oh, and the Spurs Coyote is on keyboards.

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in Agriculture

More Cases of Bird Flu In Minnesota

Tuesday afternoon, Minnesota State Health officials announced USDA has confirmed eight more cases of highly pathogenic Avian Influenza in turkey farms in Minnesota.

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Regents Executive Director Retires

Jack Warner, the Executive Director of the South Dakota Board of Regents will be retiring at the end of June.

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in Music

Jack White plans $3 concerts before taking a break from the stage

The rocker will "be taking a break from performing live for a long period of time."

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University Funding Tight

It was a fairly flat year for funding increases for education in South Dakota.

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Different Approach Needed On Workforce Shortage

One of the big pushes for the last couple of years in the South Dakota legislature was work force development.

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Changes Coming To South Dakota Retirement System

The trustees of the South Dakota State Retirement System are looking at some changes to make sure the fund does not run short in the future.

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in Music

Robin Gibb’s lost music set for release

A collection of lost songs by the late Bee Gees star is set to be released three years after his death.

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in Sports

British fans push for U.S. sports across the pond

Britain's Conservative Party says it will push for American football, basketball, and baseball franchises to be based in the country.

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in Lifestyle

Eat more bugs!

They hop. They crawl. They squirm. And they could be coming to a dinner plate near you.

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in National

Finally, Congress OKs bill reshaping Medicare doctors’ fees

Huge majorities of both parties in Congress banded together to permanently reshape how Medicare pays doctors.

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in Sports

Big score: College bowl game payouts surpass $500 million

Bowl games paid more than a half billion dollars schools and conferences last year, an increase of almost $200 million from the final season of the Bowl Championship Series.

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in Entertainment

Celebrity tax troubles

And you thought your tax bill was big!

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in National

10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, April 15

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

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in National, Sports

Boston marks somber anniversary of deadly marathon bombing

The city of Boston faces a somber day as it marks the second anniversary of the bombing attack on its marathon that killed three people and injured 264.

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Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

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Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

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Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

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Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

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Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

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Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

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Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

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Red Cross Takes Fire Prevention To Homes

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The American Red Cross recently made a few house calls in Yankton.