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Pipeline Approval Unlikely

A Nebraska Congressman pushing for approval of Keystone XL says recent statements by the President lead him to believe he will reject the oil pipeline.

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Sleep Key To Preventing Infant Deaths

Promoting safe sleep habits for newborns is a key part of an initiative to reduce the infant mortality rate in South Dakota.

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Healthcare Plan Target During Recess

Congressional republicans will be using the August break from Washington to spread their message about the Affordable Care Act, that it will be too costly and complicated.

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Nebraska Gets Money for Litter Cleanup Program

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is getting a grant of more than 14-thousand dollars from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality….

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Underage Drinking on the Rise

Nebraska is apparently bucking a national trend when it comes to lower levels of underage drinking. Nicole Carritt is the…

Gas Prices Continue to Rise in Nebraska

Gasoline prices in Nebraska rose nearly 20-cents a gallon during July….

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Iowa Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

Iowa’s annual Sales Tax Holiday will be held over the next few days, as most purchases of clothing and footwear will be sales tax-free….

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Amber Alert Criteria Changed

Law enforcement officials have tweaked the criteria for issuing an AMBER Alert….

Nebraska farmers are anxiously Awaiting Crop Production Report

Nebraska farmers are anxiously awaiting the August 12th U-S Department of Agriculture Crop Production Report…..

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Offutt Air Force Base New Commander

It appears StratCom at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha will soon have a new commander….

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Committee Proposes Changes To Liquor Taxes

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An interim South Dakota Legislative committee has agreed to a package of bills dealing with alcohol tax changes.

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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

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Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot

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Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter

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Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter…..at some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.