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Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

Top Priority For NFU Fly In Participants Is The Farm Bill

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The top priority for National Farmers Union members next week will be to try and convince Congress to pass a…

Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

NACD Backs Legislation To Create Transparency In Conservation Litigation

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The National Association of Conservation Districts is backing a pair of bills that will create more transparency in conservation litigation.…

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Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

South Dakota Horse Slaughter Proponent Pleased Court Case Advancing

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Parties on both sides of the horse slaughter case want a decision as quickly as possible. Government Attorneys representing USDA…

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Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

GPAC Tabs Honorees

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The Great Plains Athletic Conference has announced its first weekly football Player of the Week honors for 2013.

Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

Colabello Powers Twins

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Chris Colabello broke a six-all tie with a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning as the Twins beat the Astros 10-6 from Minute Maid Park.

Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

Williams Sits Out

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Vikings defensive tackle Kevin Williams remains sidelined with a hyperextended knee.

Football

Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

Husker QB OK

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Taylor Martinez won’t miss any action.

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Tuesday, September 3, 201309/03/2013

Iowa Teams Seek Rebound

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Iowa is looking to bounce back from a season-opening loss to Northern Illinois

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Monday, September 2, 201309/02/2013

Senator Tours State

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has spent the month of August hosting listening session throughout the state.

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Monday, September 2, 201309/02/2013

Low Bids Delay Network Sale

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Governor Terry Branstad says if the Iowa Communications Network is to be sold, the bids must be about 18 times greater than the bids that were submitted recently.

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