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Thune To Keep Current Committee Assignments

The senior senator will also continue his No. 3 leadership position in the Senate Republican conference.

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City Council Votes To Build Pool At Rec Center

The vote was 6-2 in favor of the North Main Street site.

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Stevie Wonder to be honored with Grammy concert tribute

The two-hour special will feature artists performing Wonder's biggest hits.

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Big tech aims at talent shortage with ‘Hour of Code’

Call it the thinking man's ice bucket challenge.

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Survey: Drugs, binge drinking down among U.S. teens

The annual survey of teens shows marijuana use is leveling off and some other drug use dropping.

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Chris Cornell, Duff McKagan join Mad Season

The Seattle band only released one album, in 1995, and the remaining members are coming together to mark its 20th anniversary.

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Mark Hamill was ‘ordered’ to grow ‘Star Wars’ beard

Luke Skywalker has swapped his usual clean-cut look for a new shaggy bearded image.

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Bono back on his feet after surgery

The Irish rocker has been spotted for the first time since undergoing extensive surgery.

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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

A look at the big sports stories making headlines today, Dec. 16.

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‘Culture’ gets nod as word of the year

Whether popular, corporate, or entitled, "culture" was named word of the year by Merriam-Webster.

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A robot took a plane from to Germany from LAX

A humanoid robot wearing red sneakers became the first to travel as a paid passenger on an airline.

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Struggling Kings fire head coach Malone

The struggling Sacramento NBA team has canned its head coach.

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Pacquiao says money no object in Mayweather showdown

Manny Pacquiao says they owe it to the sport to fight each other.

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Fast-starting Saints tame Bears 31-15

New Orleans climbed into first place in the jumbled NFC South after feasting on a struggling Chicago.

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New Surgeon General makes history

The Senate confirmed the long-delayed nomination of Dr. Vivek Murthy for surgeon general on Monday.

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Roman Polanski wants sex crime case dismissed

The "Roseymary's Baby" filmmaker wants the 1977 case dismissed.

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Green Day, Joan Jett, Lou Reed named Rock Hall inductees

The musicians beat other nominees including The Smiths, N.W.A., and Sting.

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Bill Cosby’s wife defends him from sex assault claims

Camille Cosby defended her husband from accusations brought by more than a dozen women.

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130 killed, mostly children, in Pakistani school attack

Taliban gunmen broke into a school in the bloodiest massacre the country has seen for years.

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WATCH: Save time with this cool gift wrapping hack

You'll never wrap gifts the same way again.

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Army refers Bergdahl case to commander, punishment possible

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

An investigation into Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's 2009 disappearance from his base in Afghanistan has been completed.

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PHOTOS: Joe Cocker through the years

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A look back on the legendary career of the "Up Where We Belong" hitmaker.

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Legendary rocker Joe Cocker dead at 70

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The raspy-voiced, Grammy-winning "You Are So Beautiful" singer has lost his battle with lung cancer.

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Avon Woman Dies In Two-Vehicle Crash

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Jimmi Van Gerpen, 27, died in the accident on Sunday.

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Winter Weather Expected In Western SD

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Several warnings and advisories have been issued by the National Weather Service.