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Omaha Hosting Senior Open

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The Omaha Country Club is gearing up for the start of the U.S. Senior Open this week.  Sales were brisk Monday as shoppers arrived for the 9 a.m. opening of a 10-thousand square foot merchandise tent.  An event spokesman tells the “World-Herald” it’s the first time the USGA has offered merchandise to the public before the start of a championship event.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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More College Students in Need of Financial Aid

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College students, including those at Mount Marty College in Yankton, are experiencing more debt and need more access to funds.

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Utility Rates Expected to Increase with New EPA Rule

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The pollution may come down, but utility rates will rise if a new proposed rule by the EPA is put to use in the nation's power plants.

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Teacher Pay on Radar for 2015 Legislature

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Although the state ended the fiscal year with a surplus, Senator Bill Van Gerpen says South Dakota's education might not benefit all that much.

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Midwest Economics Sank in July

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Ernie Goss, Ph.D., says the Business Conditions Index for the region was down in July.