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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.”


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…


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…


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…


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….


Heat Leads To Livestock Deaths

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


Summer Sun Requires Precautions

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


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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Mumps Cases on the Rise at the University of Iowa

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Cases of mumps are being seen at the University of Iowa.

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Nuts to Bats

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Bats are very active right now, and should be avoided.

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New Trade Deal Could Be Good For Nebraska Ag

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The just concluded TPP could bring benefits to Nebraska ag producers.

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SD Senator John Thune; Democrats Budget Blocking

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The budget is another flash point between Senate democrats and republicans.

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Keystone XL Pipeline Moves to a New Forum in Nebraska

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The siting of the Keystone XL pipeline in Nebraska now moves to the Public Service Commission.