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Bitten by hungry T. rex, this dinosaur got away

NEW YORK (AP) — The fearsome bite of a hungry Tyrannosaurus rex left behind new evidence that the famous beast hunted for food and wasn’t just a scavenger. Researchers found a part of a T. […]

07/15/2013

Fresh cuts of pork (AP Photo)

Pig virus migrates to US, threatens pork prices

DENVER (AP) — Pork prices may be on the rise in the next few months because of a new virus that has migrated to the U.S, killing piglets in 15 states at an alarming rate […]

07/10/2013

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Midwest could see strong windstorms from derecho

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Meteorologists are tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph. The National Weather Service says […]

06/11/2013

Mom says son who died in river was ‘biggest hero’

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — The mother of a man who died in an icy South Dakota river while trying to rescue a 6-year-old boy says her son made the ultimate sacrifice.

03/17/2013

Republicans: Searching for their Mr. or Mrs. Right

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Tired of election defeats, conservatives are searching for their next Mr. or Mrs. Right at the Conservative Political Action Conference. Listen to a rundown from a local college professor in this interview with Maggie and Michael.

03/14/2013

A teacher receives firearms training (AP Photo)

SD gov signs into law that teachers can be armed

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard signed into law Friday a measure allowing the state’s school districts to arm teachers and other personnel with guns, the first of its kind since the Connecticut school shooting.

03/08/2013

Fingerprint scanner

SD college tests fingerprint purchasing technology

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Futurists have long proclaimed the coming of a cashless society, where dollar bills and plastic cards are replaced by fingerprint and retina scanners. It’s happening in South Dakota.

02/22/2013

Bret Lewis

Honest! The door attacked me!

Bizarre injury of the week comes from the NBA. Celtics rookie center Fab Melo (he’s fab but also mellow) suffered a concussion… in his hotel room… when he collided with… a door frame.

01/07/2013

Twitter page for the Milwaukee Police Department

Police using Twitter to offer virtual ridealongs

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Riding side by side as a police officer answers a call for help or investigates a brutal crime during a ridealong gives citizens an up close look at the gritty and sometimes dangerous situations officers can experience on the job.

12/27/2012

Winter weather

Drought unrelenting despite recent snowstorms

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The snowstorm that pummeled the upper Midwest last week is helping ease dry conditions in Iowa but hasn’t done much to relax the overall grip of the worst U.S. drought in decades.

12/27/2012

Tribes raise $9M for sacred SD land

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — After months of high-profile fundraising that drew celebrities’ attention and dollars, a group of Native American tribes has raised $9 million to buy a piece of land in South Dakota‘s […]

11/30/2012

Pink slime hamburger

Judge bows out of ‘pink slime’ suit over ABC ties

A federal judge has recused himself from presiding over a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC because his daughter-in-law works as a producer on one of the network’s morning shows.

11/27/2012

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