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Regulations could mean healthier ‘happy meals’ for kids

Lawmakers in NYC are proposing regulations requiring fast food meals that come with a toy include a serving of fruit, vegetable, or whole grain and limit the meal to no more than 500 calories.

FILE - This Feb. 1, 2011 file photo shows medical marijuana clone plants at a medical marijuana dispensary in Oakland, Calif. Despite new rules that say only about 140 medical marijuana dispensaries are eligible to stay open, more than 450 have filed renewals to pay Los Angeles business taxes this year.

in Lifestyle

College really is ‘higher’ education

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday.


in National, World

In Alaska, Obama paints doomsday picture

Obama will spend the second day of his Alaska tour in the picturesque coastal town of Seward, named after President Abraham Lincoln’s Secretary of State William Seward, who negotiated the purchase of Alaska in 1867 from Russia.


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10 FOR TODAY: Tuesday, Sept. 1

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

in Sports

Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the sports headlines making news today, Tuesday, Sept. 1.


in Viral Videos

One wild ride

This is one way to get around ... but it seems like people are doing more and more dangerous stuff while wearing a camera.

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in Obituaries

Marilyn Ewoldt, 88, of Paullina

Services for 88-year-old Marilyn Ewoldt of Paullina will be Saturday, Sept. 5th, at 11am at First Presbyterian Church in Paullina…


in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 1

A look back at some of Hollywood's biggest headlines.

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in Local

LeMars Officer Assaulter Found

A LeMars man suspected in the assault of a LeMars resident and a Merrill police officer

Minnesota State Patrol

in Local

Two Semi Accident

The Minnesota State Patrol is investigating an accident involving two semi's in Jackson County.


in Local

Bar Burglary In Paullina Over Weekend

A $500 reward reward is being offered in connection to a weekend burglary at JD Tavern in Paullina...


in Local

Rural Broadband Expansion Funding Announced

Construction is slated to begin in 2016...


in Local

Spencer Construction Update

Progress continues on two major construction projects in the city of Spencer...

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Spencer Police Urge Public To Secure Private Property

The public is encouraged to report any suspicious activities in their neighborhoods...


in Entertainment

William Shatner working on Leonard Nimoy book

"Leonard: A 50 Year Friendship" will hit the shelves next year.


in Sports

‘Deflategate’ judge to rule soon after Brady, NFL talks fail

The National Football League and its players union failed to reach a settlement in their dispute over New England quarterback Tom Brady's four-game "Deflategate" suspension despite weeks of talks.


in Entertainment, Sports

Hulk Hogan begs forgiveness, wants back in WWE

The wrestling icon is pleading with fans for their forgiveness after he was caught on tape using a racial slur, insisting the controversial comments were made at the "lowest point" of his life.


in Farm

Expert Stresses Proper Methods to Can Tomatoes

Spencer, IA: (Aug 31, 2015) – Iowa State University Extension Health & Nutrition Specialist Renee Sweers discusses proper methods to…

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in Farm

Lessons Learned from Avian Influenza

Spencer, IA: (Aug 31, 2015) – Coke Anderson, owner of MCA Pullets, talks with Katie Johnson about how the Avian…


in Music

Kacey Musgraves adds footwear designer to her resumé

The "Follow Your Arrow" singer will introduce the Kacey for Lucchese collection in time for Christmas.

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in Entertainment

WHAT’S ON: New on Netflix, Amazon & Hulu in September


A long holiday weekend is the perfect time to binge watch.

in Entertainment

Ed Skrein takes over driving seat in ‘The Transporter Refueled’


Action thriller franchise "The Transporter" is back with a fourth installment and a new star, with British actor Ed Skrein stepping into the black suit of lead character, former special ops mercenary Frank Martin.

in Music

Gene Simmons Steps Up Internet Security After Police Raid


Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has stepped up his Internet security after police raided his home in a bid to trace an offender who downloaded child porn using the star’s wireless network.

in Entertainment

Disney unveils Star Wars toys amid marketing blitz


The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing "Force".

in Entertainment

Today in entertainment history: Sept. 4

Comedian Joan Rivers arrives for the premiere of the documentary "Joan Rivers - A Piece Of Work" during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah January 25, 2010.

A walk down Hollywood's memory lane.