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Growing UNL

University of Nebraska-Lincoln will have to make improvements to its campus if it wants to grow….

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Public Health Risks Caused By Immigrants

A study shows immigrants have lower health care expenditures than….

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Lewis and Clark Regional Water Project

It is another quiet summer for the Lewis & Clark Regional Water Project.

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Scandals Draw Attention away from Presidential Agenda

The Obama Administration has had a series of scandals and controversy divert time and attention away from the President’s agenda.

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Education Funding Formula Study Committee to Meet in Pierre

The Education Funding Formula Study Committee of the South Dakota legislature will hold its first meeting tomorrow in Pierre.

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A Difference in Whistle Blowers

A University of Nebraska-Lincoln law professor says there’s a difference in whistleblowers

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Reaching An Agreement On Medicaid

Nebraska lawmakers were unable to reach any agreement on expanding Medicaid coverage….

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Interest Rate Deadline Approaching

If Congress takes no action before the end of the month, the interest rate on….

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Food Insecurity Felt Across Country

A report says over one hundred three thousand South Dakotans don’t always know where their….

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Lowest Cost of Living In The U.S.

A report from the US Commerce Department says South Dakota has the lowest cost….

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Executive Director Needed For LRC

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The Executive Board of the South Dakota Legislature meets again today in Pierre. They are in the process of looking…

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Talks With Railroads Continue

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The Surface Transportation Board held a hearing in Washington last week.

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Branstad Pushes For Bullying Bill

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says private schools should be included in any anti-bullying measure the legislature passes this year.

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Filibusters Dominate Nebraska Legislative Session

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Speaker of the Nebraska Legislature, Senator Greg Adams of York, understands many will remember this past legislative sessions for its filibusters as much as anything else.

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Autism Bill Signed

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Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has signed a bill that requires some health insurance plans to cover screenings and therapy to children with autism.