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Crypto Cases Should Ease

The outbreak of cryptosporidiosis or “crypto” continues as many kids are returning or getting ready to go back to school.

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Juvenile Home Could Go Private

Governor Terry Branstad is suggesting the state should consider having a private organization take over the management of the Iowa Juvenile Home in Toledo.

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Is The Pipeline About To Be Killed?

Nebraska Congressman Lee Terry says it isn’t just President Obama who has set a negative tone on the proposed Keystone XL pipeline…its other members of the administration.

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SDSU Prepares For School Year

Campuses across the state are preparing for the rush of students returning next week.

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Groundbreaking Big Step For Vermillion

The groundbreaking for Eagle Creek Software Services in Vermillion this week was a big step for the Vermillion Area Chamber and Development Company.

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Social Security Marks Anniversary

Sarah Jennings, state director of AARP-South Dakota, says the Social Security program is still financially sound.

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New Clinic Opening

Horizon Healthcare opens a new clinic building in DeSmet Thursday.

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More Wind Power On The Way

Des Moines-based MidAmerican Energy has identified the sites where the company will put up to 448 new wind turbines to generate electricity.

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100 Year Farms Honored

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey handed out certificates at the Iowa State Fair to honor those who have had a farm in their family for 100 years.

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Better Test Results In Nebraska

State education officials report 77-percent of the students who took the tests met or exceeded state reading standards, compared to 69-percent three years ago.

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Fortenberry Gives a Lukewarm Endorsement

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A lukewarm endorsement at best as Nebraska Congressman Jeff Fortenberry reacts to the swift change of events

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“Gun” Cell Phone Cases Banned in Minnesota

The Minnesota Senate unanimously passed a bill banning sale or possession of cell phone cases that look like guns

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Top Leaders in the Iowa Legislature Reject the “anti-establishment” Fervor

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to supporters during a campaign rally at Crosby High School, in Waterbury, Connecticut, U.S., April 23, 2016.  REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

The top two leaders in the Iowa legislature reject the idea the "anti-establishment" fervor among the nation's voters this year will trickle down and doom incumbents like them running for reelection to the Iowa House and Senate

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Not Much Action Taken on Improving Water Quality

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The Iowa legislature adjourned this year's session without taking much action on improving the state's water quality.

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Property Tax Cuts in Nebraska Depend on Education Aid

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While Nebraska lawmakers were able to pass twenty million dollars in property tax cuts this year, any further progress may take more of a comprehensive approach.