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Minnesota Test Scores Remain Steady

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The latest statewide tests of public school students in Minnesota show average scores in reading remained constant or increased slightly for all grade levels and ethnic groups.

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Demographics of Iowa Prisons Finds Highest Percentage of African American Inmates

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A third annual summit on racial disparities in Iowa's prisons, to be held next month in Ankeny, is being expanded to two days.

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Lobbyists Spend $14 Million in Nebraska

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Lobbyists spent a record $14 million dollars last year trying to influence the Unicameral.

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New Accountability Measure For Nebraska Schools

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About a thousand school administrators from across Nebraska are hearing about new state accountability measures during a conference in Kearney.

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Breastfeeding Promoted

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Society tends to have conflicted views of how new mothers feed their newborns, as breastfeeding is seen as the better choice… as long as it’s not done in public.