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November 2, 2014 in Uncategorized

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Windom High School Junior Spencer Wolter was on his way home from Louisville Saturday afternoon with a $1,000 scholarship and a first-place plaque in his possession after coming out on top in the agronomy contest at the National F…continue reading on

Malaysia says jet crashed in sea; bad weather halts search

March 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

SYDNEY/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) — Bad weather and rough seas Tuesday forced the suspension of the search for any wreckage of a missing Malaysian jetliner that officials are now sure crashed in the remote Indian Ocean with the loss of all 239 people o…continue reading on

National groups join effort to spare N.D. wild horses from slaughter

August 25, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO National organizations working to save mustangs are lending a hand to find caring homes for wild horses that will be rounded up at North Dakota’s Theodore Roosevelt National Park and sold at auction. Continue Reading

Bradley Manning convicted of espionage

July 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Well-known WikiLeaks source also convicted of theft and computer fraud; acquitted of aiding the enemy.
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Okla. senator: Farm bill conference should proceed if no food stamp deal by Friday

July 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON With the farm bill stalled, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas, R-Okla., says that if the House cannot reach agreement on a bill to reauthorize the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, better known as SNAP or food stamps, before leaving on Friday for five weeks, the farm bill conference between the House and the Senate should proceed. Continue Reading

MILBANK: McCain the maverick rides again

July 23, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON — The Senate was out of session Monday, but John McCain was on Capitol Hill, joking, as he often does, about “trying to do the Lord’s work here in the city of Satan.”
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Crop insurance rule causes confusion

July 22, 2013 in The Daily Republic

Some farmers worry they won’t qualify; government willing to help clear up woes.
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MILBANK: GOP tests the meaning of insanity

July 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

WASHINGTON — Well, this is embarrassing. Republicans have made so many attempts to repeal “Obamacare” that the scorekeepers have lost count.
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ACLU: Police record license plates by the millions

July 18, 2013 in The Daily Republic

A rapidly growing network of police cameras is capturing, storing and sharing data on license plates, making it possible to stitch together people’s movements whether they are stuck in a commute, making tracks to the beach or up to no good.
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Oil industry launches offensive vs. ethanol

July 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic

South Dakota one of states targeted in ad campaign.
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