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Chiefs Sign Albert

Chiefs Sign Albert

Chiefs offensive tackle Branden Albert will play the 2013 season on a one-year contract.  The two sides failed to reach a multi-year agreement before yesterday’s deadline to sign franchised players long-term.  Albert previously signed a one-year, 9.8-million-dollar tender.  Negotiations cannot resume until after the season when Albert will be an unrestricted free agent.

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Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

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Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

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Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

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Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

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Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

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Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

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Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of this week's biggest headlines and the stories you may have missed.