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I had the conversation in my aunt’s car on a South Dakota road. I’m talking about starting that conversation about your family’s heart history.
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Allegiant Air says a flight from Arizona landed safely at Sioux Falls Regional Airport after the pilot reset the landing gear when a cockpit light indicated it wasn't fully extended.
FARGO, N.D. — It's a good time to be a North Dakotan. An oil boom in the west has fueled an economic surge, the locals' frugal nature helped to prevent any housing bubble, and the threat of global warming looks like an attractive option for the chilly climate. So why not visit the state's largest city, Fargo? With just over 100,000 people, this city on the eastern edge of the state offers local culture with a good dose of pride and quirkiness. You'll need a car to get around, but let's face it: If you're in Fargo, you probably drove here.
There are plenty of outstanding offensive football players in the East Valley ready to put on a show this year. On the flip side are the players preparing to stop them. Hamilton is the preseason favorite in Division I based largely on its intimidating defense, and not surprisingly, many Huskies dot this list. Here are the Top Ten Defensive Players to Watch in 2013:
Jordan Robinson, Sr., DB, Mesquite
Robinson was surrounded by talent on the Brophy defense a year ago but still put up solid numbers, finishing with 52 tackles, two fumbles recoveries and an interception. He picked up his first scholarship offer this summer from South Dakota State and is aiming for more. Robinson transferred to Mesquite in the offseason and should have plenty of chances to make plays. The Wildcats went only 2-8 last year but hope to turn things around as they make the transition down to Division II. Robinson and Juan Giraldo make a nice 1-2 punch in the secondary and will be leaned on heavily to turn things around for the program.
Amazon.com Inc. is looking to fill 7,000 jobs in 13 states.
Here are the local athletes and their expected National Letter of Intent commitments. For additions, email firstname.lastname@example.org and include the athlete's name, high school, sport and college of choice.
WASHINGTON — Several times every day, at airports across the country, passengers are trying to walk through security with loaded guns in their carry-on bags, purses or pockets, even in a boot. And, nearly a dozen years after 9/11, it's happening a lot more often.
John "Jack" Keegan will lead the Gilbert Unified School District as interim superintendent beginning later this month.
The Gilbert Unified School District governing board began interviewing candidates for interim superintendent this week in behind closed-door meetings.
An agreement to vastly increase fencing, patrols and high-tech monitoring along the U.S.-Mexico border was formally unveiled in the Senate Friday, providing powerful momentum to a far-reaching immigration bill backed by the White House.
Gasoline prices at the pump around Arizona are up slightly.
RAPID CITY, S.D. — Mount Rushmore National Memorial may be the most famous landmark in the Black Hills of South Dakota, but it's not the only one.
A surprise awaits Arizonans at the pump this weekend – the lowest Memorial Day fuel price in three years. This week, Arizona’s average is up less than a penny to $3.450 per gallon. Nationally, prices rose 5.8 cents to $3.659 per gallon.
FILE - Ths file photo taken on May 6, 2009 shows the exterior of Wall Drug in Wall, S.D. Wall Drug is a sprawling attraction in the tiny town of Wall, South Dakota, with a drug store, gift shop, restaurants, a chapel and several other stores. Pharmacist Ted Hustead bought the drugstore in 1931, but business was slow until his wife suggested advertising free ice water to parched travelers. The water is still free to tourists enticed to stop here by signs on Interstate 90 on the cusp of the Black Hills. (AP Photo/Carson Walker, file)
FILE - This Feb. 21, 2012 file photo shows the Midnight Star Gaming Emporium, owned by actor Kevin Costner, in Deadwood, S.D. Deadwood, South Dakota, was established during the Black Hills’ gold rush in the 1870s. Its Wild West boomtown history are on display in memorabilia and street shows, but the gambling is real. This photo shows the Midnight Star Gaming Emporium. (AP Photo/Amber Hunt, file)
FILE - This Aug. 10, 2013 file photo shows motorcycle riders on Main Street in downtown Sturgis, S.D. Hundreds of thousands of bikers descend on the town of Sturgis, South Dakota (population: 6,600) every August for the annual Sturgis Rally gathering of motorcycle enthusiasts. This year’s rally is scheduled for Aug. 5-11 and anyone can attend. (AP Photo/Steve McEnroe, file)
This undated photo provided by the South Dakota Department of Tourism shows a sneak peek of the famous presidents’ faces of Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The view can be seen from Iron Mountain Road-Highway 16A. There is no entry fee to get into the park but parking for the view from inside will cost you $11. (AP Photo/www.travelsd.com)
This undated photo provided by the South Dakota Department of Tourism shows Art Alley in downtown Rapid City, South Dakota. The alley between Sixth and Seventh streets near the historic Hotel Alex Johnson is a free showcase for artistic creativity. (AP Photo/www.travelsd.com)
BOISE, Idaho — A dozen years after a customer revolt forced Monsanto to ditch its genetically engineered potato, an Idaho company aims to resurrect high-tech spuds.
Gov. Jan Brewer is in Washington to attend a meeting of the National Governor's Association and the winter meetings of the Republican governor's group.
New York Times bestselling author, J.A. Jance, will be at Mesa’s Red Mountain Library, 635 N. Power Road, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Friday. Jance will be hosting a book signing to promote her latest mystery novel “Deadly Stakes.”
The former president of the state's largest phone company is being put in charge of protecting consumers against unfair utility rate hikes.