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Nebraska Scores Poorly In Cancer Study

Nebraska gets a poor grade on a report card ranking the states for efforts to prevent and fight cancer.

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Nebraska Unemployment Ticks Higher

The unemployment rate in Nebraska rose two-tenths of one percent last month to settle at 4-point-2 percent.

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University Programs Expanding

The fall term begins later this week at state universities with move in weekend.

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Group Receives Obamacare Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services is giving community agencies over half a million dollars to help the uninsured sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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State Government Officials Travel To Kentucky

The Council of State Governments is meeting this week in Lexington Kentucky. The CSG is made up of members of all three branches of state government.

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New Tool To Fight Voter Fraud

Iowa’s Republican secretary of state has been granted access to a federal database which he’ll use in his on-going voter fraud investigation.

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Casino Denied License

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission voted 5-0 to deny a renewal of the gambling license for Penn Gaming, which operates The Belle of Sioux City gambling boat.

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Tax Reform Subject Of Study

The House Ways and Means Committee broke into 11 working groups to study various aspects of tax reform.

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Helping Students Prepare For Real World

A criticism aimed at universities is that they don’t prepare their students for real world jobs when they graduate.

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MMC Begins Construction Project

A ground “blessing” was held to mark the start of construction of the new science center project at Mount Marty College in Yankton.

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Drought Ends In Much Of Nebraska

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A stormy, destructive June did provide some benefit to Nebraska.

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Iowa Counting Small Animals

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Iowa's annual roadside survey of small game animals, from pheasants to quail to rabbits, is now underway.

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Riverboat Casino To Close

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The Iowa Supreme Court has denied a temporary stay that has allowed the Argosy Casino riverboat in Sioux City to stay open.

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Drivers Licenses Proposed For Nebraska Illegals

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Nebraska State Senator Jeremy Nordquist of Omaha is working on legislation that would allow certain illegal immigrants to get driver's licenses in Nebraska.

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FEMA Funds For Nebraska

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Twelve Nebraska counties have been approved for Public Assistance from FEMA.  Recovery efforts are still underway for residents throughout the…