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Great Plains Zoo Animals Finally Enjoy Warmer Weather

SIOUX FALLS, SD- Now that warmer weather has finally reached the Sioux Empire, some are out stretching their legs and others, their wings. Most of the animals at the Great Plains Zoo, like "Striker" the macaw, are out of hibernation and…

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Panel to Review Approval of Boeing 737 Max Flight Controls

DETROIT (AP) - A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA says experts from nine international civil aviation authorities have…

FDA OKs 1st Generic Nasal Spray of Overdose Reversal Drug

U.S. regulators have approved the first generic nasal spray version of Narcan, a drug that reverses opioid overdoses. The Food and Drug Administration on Friday OK'd naloxone spray from Israel's Teva Pharmaceuticals. Naloxone has been sold as a nasal spray…

Feds Seek 180 Years for Iowa Coach Who Exploited 400 Boys

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - Federal prosecutors are seeking the equivalent of a life sentence for a former elite Iowa youth basketball coach who sexually abused and exploited 400 boys over a decade. In a sentencing memorandum filed Thursday, prosecutors…

State Defends South Dakota Pipeline Protest Legislation

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - South Dakota's governor and attorney general are asking a federal judge to throw out a lawsuit challenging a new law that aims to prevent disruptive demonstrations against the Keystone XL pipeline if it's built. The law…

2018 Farm Numbers in the Dakotas Drop From Previous Year

BISMARCK, N.D. - Farms continue to disappear off the Dakotas landscape, especially smaller ones. The federal Agriculture Department reports that total farm numbers in 2018 dropped by 300 in North Dakota and by 400 in South Dakota. North Dakota had…

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