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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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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

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Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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Zebra Mussel Found in Lewis & Clark Lake

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One adult zebra mussel has been found in Lewis and Clark Lake, giving the lake a "suspect" status for contamination.