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U.S. Education Dept. ends Obama-era guidance on college sex crimes
Investigation launched into HHS Secretary Tom Price's travel on charter jets
Rapper Chief Keef pleads not guilty to South Dakota charges
Bankruptcies for Sept. 7 through Sept. 20
State GOP party won't reprimand lawmaker over Facebook post
Toy retailer giant 'Toys 'R' Us' on the verge of filing for bankruptcy, sources say
Stars of HGTV's hit show 'Fixer Upper' to launch product line at Target
Apple unveils new products including the $1,000 iPhone
Fixed mortgage rates keep falling, sinking to yearly lows
Amazon hit with lawsuit over eclipse glasses
Brown County officials reject proposed hog farm expansion
Nearly one-third of South Dakota winter wheat crop planted
Pesticide instructor to farmers:
Area growers sound off on Dicamba drift damage
Hope returns in crop forecast
Game of the Week: Three things to watch between Gregory and Bon Homme
Kernel softball loses doubleheader against Lynx
Mitchell looks to get back on track against Douglas
Area volleyball roundup: MCM downs Parkston
Moller finishes sixth at Yankton meet
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Judith Downs Gilbert
Jacob "Jack" Sandness
Larry R. Reimnitz
Commentary: Supporting Trump is perfectly normal behavior
Finders keepers doesn't apply to kindness
GREAT INDOORS: Oozing with fall flavors, spiced rum adds richness to pumpkin cobbler
THUNE: Service academies offer students a unique opportunity to serve
DAUGAARD: Looking ahead to another Buffalo Roundup
Wiltz: When hunting and fishing, what does weather matter?
A 'carefree weekend' for the Haiars
Gov. Daugaard stands behind pheasant work
Wiltz: An ugly bruiser of a fish
Biologists: Pheasant numbers drop due to prolonged drought
August 10, 2017
Attorney: Settlement of lawsuit against ABC exceeds $177M
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — A legal settlement between ABC and a South Dakota meat producer in a defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime" exceeded $177 million, an attorney for the producer said Wednesday.
August 10, 2017 - 9:04am
August 9, 2017
Disney reports $177M payment after 'pink slime' suit settled
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Disney has reported spending $177 million on a legal settlement during the quarter that its subsidiary ABC and a South Dakota meat producer announced a settlement in a high-profile defamation lawsuit. Disney's filing this week with the U.S. Securities and Exchange...
August 9, 2017 - 4:43pm
July 3, 2017
'Pink slime' defamation trial boosts some area businesses
SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — The trial to determine whether ABC defamed a South Dakota meat producer's products that critics dubbed "pink slime" provided a boost to area business before it ended with a settlement. The Sioux City Journal reports the biggest beneficiaries from the case...
July 3, 2017 - 11:30am
June 28, 2017
ABC: Settlement reached in 'pink slime' defamation lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC News has reached a settlement with a South Dakota meat producer that filed a $1.9 billion lawsuit against the network over its reports on the company's lean, finely textured beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime," the TV network said Wednesday. ABC...
June 28, 2017 - 9:48am
June 12, 2017
'Trial of a lifetime' plays out in tiny South Dakota town
ELK POINT, S.D. - In this rural outpost of just over 1,900 residents, a local college student has become a courtroom sketch artist, trailers...
June 12, 2017 - 9:33am
June 6, 2017
Meat producer's attorney: ABC reports nearly ended business
ELK POINT (AP) — A more than $1 billion defamation trial over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product started Monday with attorneys giving different versions of the company's decline. Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television...
June 6, 2017 - 10:44am
June 2, 2017
Jury seated in South Dakota 'pink slime' defamation trial
ELK POINT (AP) — A jury has been selected in a more than $1 billion defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Opening statements are set for Monday. The Sioux City Journal reports...
June 2, 2017 - 12:49pm
May 30, 2017
'Pink slime' defamation trial set to start in South Dakota
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Jury selection is set to start in a defamation case over ABC news reports on a South Dakota meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics have dubbed "pink slime." Dakota Dunes-based Beef Products Inc. sued the television network in 2012. It...
May 30, 2017 - 4:39pm
April 6, 2017
SD Supreme Court denies ABC bid to avoid 'pink slime' trial
PIERRE (AP) — The South Dakota Supreme Court has rejected a move by ABC to avoid trial in a defamation lawsuit over the television network's reports on a beef product that critics dubbed "pink slime." The high court denied the petition on Monday. The network and correspondent Jim...
April 6, 2017 - 11:25am
March 15, 2017
ABC Broadcasting ordered to face defamation trial over 'Pink Slime' reports
A South Dakota state judge has ordered ABC Broadcasting to face a potential $5.7 billion defamation lawsuit claiming it damaged Beef Products...
March 15, 2017 - 12:07pm
October 8, 2016
ABC's Diane Sawyer asks that 'pink slime' case be dismissed
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — ABC anchor Diane Sawyer, correspondent Jim Avila and the network are asking a South Dakota judge to dismiss a $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit over the network's reports on a meat producer's lean, finely textured beef product, which critics dubbed "pink slime."...
October 8, 2016 - 10:20am
August 13, 2014
Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds
CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S.
August 13, 2014 - 7:52am
July 29, 2014
3 reporters subpoenaed in 'pink slime' lawsuit
SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Three reporters for a food safety publication have been subpoenaed in the $1.2 billion defamation lawsuit against ABC related to the network's coverage of a meat product derided as "pink slime." Court records show that the writers for the online Food Safety...
July 29, 2014 - 5:20pm
June 16, 2014
'Pink slime' makers say sales are rebounding
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Sales of a treated ground beef product that critics derisively dubbed "pink slime" have rebounded, according to two of...
June 16, 2014 - 2:03pm
February 7, 2014
Cargill adds 'textured beef' wording to labels
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation's largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates...
February 7, 2014 - 5:21pm