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‘Home’ tops weekend box office

Jennifer Lopez and Rihanna's new animated movie raked in $54 million this weekend.

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MLB Spring Training: Pitching decisions made

Zach McAllister and T.J. House have won the two open jobs in the Cleveland Indians' starting rotation.

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Pentagon chief mulls easing military enlistment standards

Military officials are considering adjusting some of the requirements for certain jobs, such as those involving cyber or high-tech expertise.

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Monday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Monday, March 30.

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Hugh Jackman is done with ‘Wolverine’

Jackman has played Wolverine for the past 15 years, including two stand-alone sequels.

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Brian May denies Sacha Baron Cohen will star in Freddie Mercury biopic

The Queen guitarist slammed reports that the "Borat" star is back on board with the biopic.

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For $40K you can fly the friendly skies with Al Pacino

"The Godfather" star is also giving film buffs the chance to have lunch with him for $12,000.

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Nebraska Unicameral and Governor Hold Contrasting Priorities

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts was elected with a pledge of lowering property taxes as his highest priority.

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Legislature Wrapping Up Session

South Dakota legislators are in Pierre today (Monday) for the final day of the 2015 session. The main run wrapped up on March 13th.

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South Dakota Lawmakers Wrapping Up Session

South Dakota lawmakers are back in Pierre today to wrap up the final day of the 2015 legislative session.

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School Boards Collaborating Academics and Athletics

Several school boards in south east South Dakota are having discussions about possible cooperative efforts that could include athletics and academics.

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Harrison Ford released from hospital

The 72-year-old star is recovering after a dramatic plane crash earlier this month.

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Farmers Discuss Family Farms with Pope and Cardinals

Several Farmers Union leaders had an opportunity to have an audience with POPE Francis and meet with some Cardinals as well as with rural Italian groups recently.

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Crop Insurance Avoids Budget Cuts

Corn grower groups and most farmers are breathing a sigh of relief following action last week by the Senate during their budget resolution process.

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Comprehensive Plan Released to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

Friday, the White House released a comprehensive plan that identifies critical actions to be taken by the federal government to combat the rise of antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Farm Program Sign-Up Extended

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack has extended the Farm program sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage until April 7.

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South Dakota Rabies Cases Lower in 2014

The number of rabies cases reported in South Dakota was down for the second year in a row last year, with only 21 reported.

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National parks call on Americans to ‘Find Your Park’

A new ad campaign aims to introduce a new, more diverse generation of millennials and children to the national parks system.

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Angelina Jolie tells kids everywhere: ‘Different is good’

Watch the "Maleficient" star's inspiring speech at the Nickelodeon Kid's Choice Awards.

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MARCH MADNESS: And then there were four

Duke and Michigan State will open the semifinals Saturday at Indianapolis before top-ranked and unbeaten Kentucky takes on No. 1 seed Wisconsin.

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Yankton Initiative To Offer $10,000 For Next Big Idea

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A new group called “Onward Yankton” has been teasing what they have been calling a new initiative for the community.

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Sediment In Lake An Issue

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The amount of sediment flowing into Lewis and Clark Lake from the Niobrara River have groups struggling to find a solution.

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Camping Reservations Being Taken

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With warm weather around the corner, the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department is gearing up for vacation season and already getting reservations for camping sites at many of the state parks.

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Nebraska Senate Debates Gas Tax

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A bill that would increase the gas tax in Nebraska by six cents a gallon will be up for debate this week.

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Regional Economic Indicator Lower

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for March, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, fell from February’s reading.