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Nebraska Prison Population Booms

Nebraska’s prison population is more than 150% of capacity…..

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Iowa Democrat Debates Entering Race for Governor

A Democrat who’s had his name on the Iowa’s statewide, General Election ballot eight times is still mulling the idea of running for governor in 2014……

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Cyclospora Outbreaks

State officials say prepackaged salad mix caused the outbreak of cyclospora that has sickened 78 Nebraskans since mid-June……

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Senator Johanns Rejects Spending Plan

Senator Johanns takes to the floor of the United States Senate to object to the spending plan….

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Budget Negotiations Continue

Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain are attempting to work out a so called “big deal” agreement that could avoid a major confrontation over extending the federal debt ceiling this fall.

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Noem Defends Vote

The House of Representatives narrowly defeated an amendment last week that would have severely restricted the ability of the NSA to collect data on American citizens.

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Task Force Meets

The Ag Land Assessment Task Force of the South Dakota legislature met last week in Pierre. Those meetings are held…

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King Standing Firm

Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King says he is “standing firm” in his opposition to amnesty for illegal immigrants, including children who were illegally brought into the country by their parents.

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Cuts Could Impact Those On Dialysis

Among the scores of programs facing federal budget cuts under sequestration, Medicare and Medicaid will see a funding loss of more than nine-percent for the care of dialysis patients.

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Crime Report Released

The Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (Nebraska Crime Commission) just released their report on criminal stats for 2012.

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Cold Weather Delays Field Work

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Spring fieldwork is off to a late start. University of Minnesota Extension Climatologist Mark Seeley this is the result of…

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Change Coming To Nebraska State Fair Ticket Purchases

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There's a change to the Nebraska State Fair concert series this year: no lines, no waiting and no wristbands.

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Weiland Finishes Statewide Tour

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South Dakota democratic Senate candidate Rick Weiland made a stop in Hudson yesterday, making it the final stop in his statewide tour.

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Missing Girls’ Deaths An Accident

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The over forty year old case of two missing Vermillion girls has been closed.

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Fewer Deer Being Donated

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The number of deer donated to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources program that uses the meat to feed the hungry in the state dropped by 15-percent this year.