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Vikings WR Jarius Wright ‘Carrying The Torch’ For Friend

Jarius Wright has entered the final year of his rookie contract with the Minnesota Vikings, with three productive seasons on his resume as a fourth-round draft pick.

08/03/2015

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July Survey Suggests Economic Slowdown Ahead For Midwest

A July survey suggests there will be slow to no economic growth over the next three to six months in nine Midwest and Plains states. A survey report issued Monday says the overall Mid-America Business Conditions Index slumped to 50.6 in July from 53.0 in June.

08/03/2015

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4 Things To Know: Religions Freedom Bills, April Fools’ & More

It’s April Fools’ Day, so if you hear something that sounds like it should’ve been among our 4 Things To Know for Wednesday but is not listed below, take that news with a grain of salt.

04/01/2015

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Amid Bird Flu Outbreak, Turkey Farmers Increase Security

Poultry producers in the nation’s top turkey state are taking extra steps to protect their flocks after a devastating strain of bird flu was confirmed at two Minnesota farms in as many days last week, a disease that had already slammed the doors shut on some key export markets.

03/30/2015

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Republicans Clinch Control Of US Senate

Republicans have seized control of the Senate for the first time in eight years.

11/04/2014

TUSCALOOSA, AL - SEPTEMBER 20: Amari Cooper #9 of the Alabama Crimson Tide pulls in this touchdown reception against Vernon Hargreaves III #1 of the Florida Gators at Bryant-Denny Stadium on September 20, 2014 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. (Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Heisman Watch: Can Alabama’s Amari Cooper End Heisman Drought For Receivers?

Every season is different when it comes to the Heisman Trophy, but history suggests it will be very tough for Alabama wide receiver Amari Cooper to have a legitimate shot at striking a pose in New York at the end of the season.

09/25/2014

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Midwest Economic Survey Index Hits 3-Year High

A monthly economic index for nine Midwestern and Plains states hit a three-year high in April, suggesting more economic growth over the next three to six months, according to a report issued Thursday.

05/01/2014

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Chanhassen Star Ragnow Commits To Arkansas

With National Signing Day less than a week away for high school football recruits, Chanhassen star Frank Ragnow made one of the biggest decisions of his life.

02/01/2014

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Reality Check: Minn.’s Minimum Wage Is Worth Less Now Than It Was In 1974

Thousands of Minnesota workers earn a minimum wage that’s less today than it was in 1974 — that’s among the findings of a new state report on the minimum wage from the state Department of Labor and Industry.

01/24/2014

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Arkansas Beats Minnesota 87-73 In Maui Tournament

Alandise Harris scored 15 points and Arkansas had 52 second-half points to beat Minnesota 87-73 on Tuesday at the Maui Invitational.

11/26/2013

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Economic Slump Likely To Continue In Midwest

A new survey of business leaders suggests the economy will remain sluggish in nine Midwest and Plains states, and hiring will be slow over the next three to six months.

01/02/2013

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Bielema Agrees To Leave Wisconsin For Arkansas

A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas.

12/04/2012

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Vikings Take 2 Arkansas WRs In 4th Round

Rhett Ellison wasn’t even watching the NFL draft on Saturday afternoon when the Minnesota Vikings came on the clock for the second time in the fourth round.

04/28/2012

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Cargill Resumes Ground Turkey Production

Minnesota-based meat giant Cargill says a northwest Arkansas plant is again producing ground turkey following a salmonella outbreak.

12/20/2011

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Duggers Announce 20th Kid

The Arkasas couple has announced a new addition bringing their brood up to 20.

11/09/2011

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Wis. Researchers To Study Mass Bird Kill

Blackbirds are having hard time staying alive in the Southeast.

01/04/2011

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DNR: Certain Factors May Have Caused Bird Deaths

The head of the Minnesota Department of Natural Resource’s non-game wildlife division says a combination of factors may have caused the mysterious deaths of 3,000 birds in Arkansas.

01/04/2011

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Head-On Crash Kills Man, 55, In Carver County

A 55-year-old Arkansas man died in a head-on crash in Carver County Wednesday night, according to the Minnesota State Patrol.

11/25/2010