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Court Upholds Penalties

A spokesman for Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller says Friday’s Iowa Supreme Court ruling upholding penalties against a Delaware marketing company is a key victory in the fight against consumer fraud.

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Volunteer Headed To Fire Zone

A retired biomedical engineer from Herried headed out this weekend to Arizona to help those fighting and those impacted by wild fires.

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Water Rates On Agenda

An ordinance increasing water rates will be on the agenda for the Yankton City Commission tonight.

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College Loan Rate Deal Pending

South Dakota Senator John Thune says they have a potential agreement on the agenda.

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School Board To Reorganize

The Yankton School Board meets tonight to officially start the new fiscal year, and reorganize.

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Storms Cause Problems To Electric Companies

Winter ice storms and summer severe weather have led to numerous, long term power outages in cities across the region.

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July Weather Prediction

The first week of July should be mild and dry.

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Schools Sharing

Several school districts in north east Nebraska are exploring potential sharing arrangements.

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Senator Thune Sheds Light on Immigration Reform Bill

The US Senate passed an immigration reform bill last week on a vote of 68 to 32. It now moves on to the House, with an uncertain future.

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Another look at Expansion of Medicaid

A summer task force looking at the possible expansion of Medicaid wrapped up a two day meeting last week in Sioux Falls.

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Utility Frustrated With River Nitrate Management

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Iowa’s largest water utility is restarting special equipment to remove nitrates from the water it uses from the Des Moines and Raccoon Rivers to its customers.

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Nebraska Governor Not to Support Death Penalty Repeal

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Governor Pete Ricketts finds himself at odds with the legislature after a week in which the Unicameral passed a number of crime bills.

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Sioux City Teens Hospitalized, One Dead After Smoking Synthetic Drug

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A Sioux City teenager died and three others were hospitalized after police say they became ill while smoking a synthetic drug.

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Nebraska Legislators Debate Death Penalty Repeal

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Nebraska legislators have given preliminary approval to a bill to do away with the death penalty.

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Health Checks Part Of Safety Precautions

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When it comes to safety preparedness, most people think about smoke alarms, disaster kits, and escape plans.