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Flash Drought This July

Many are calling this dry spell in July that followed the wettest spring on record a “flash drought.”

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Compromise Reached But Not Long Term

A pitched fight between Democrats and Republicans in the U-S Senate has ended in compromise….

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Campaign Cash Being Raised

A political watchdog group says many Nebraska state senators continue to raise campaign cash during the…

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New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week…

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Trying To Raise Minimum Wage in South Dakota

A petition drive will soon be underway in South Dakota that would let voters decide on a higher…

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Iowa Boats Must Be Cleaned

Boaters and others who use Iowa’s waterways have had to take a little more time this summer to clean their equipment….

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Heat Leads To Livestock Deaths

Some livestock deaths have been reported as Nebraska feedlot operators struggle with soaring temperatures….

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Summer Sun Requires Precautions

The summer sun is at its most intense period now, and health professionals are warning us to take precautions….

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Affordable Care Act Delayed For Businesses

Many of the mandated changes under the Affordable Care Act for business will be delayed for a year.

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Growth Seen In Economic Index

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The Creighton University Mid-America Business Conditions Index for February, a leading economic indicator for a nine-state region stretching from North Dakota to Arkansas, increased from January’s reading.

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Iowa Legislators Move to Budget And Education Issues

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With the debate over increasing the gas tax out of the way, Iowa legislators now can focus on the budget, and settling on education funding.

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Rounds Still Hopes For Pipeline

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South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds says he hopes the Congressional setback for the Keystone XL pipeline project doesn’t end up killing it.

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Higher Property Tax Revenue Expected In Nebraska

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A report from the Nebraska Economic Forecasting Advisory Board shows that taxes for the current fiscal year will be more than sixty two million dollars higher than expected.

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State Education Spending Debate Continues

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State aid to education is a big issue for the South Dakota legislature.