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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Fairly Dispersing State Funds

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Finding a fair way to disperse state funds for education continues to be a contentious issue for Nebraska lawmakers…

Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Senators Introduce Farm Bankruptcy Legislation

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Senators Chuck Grassley and Al Franken have introduced legislation to reverse a Supreme Court ruling that is making it tougher…

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Study Shows More E 85 Use Could Topple Blend Wall

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  An Iowa State University study indicates that the E 10 blend wall can be overcome by increasing incentives for…

Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

NPPC President Excited About Trade Deal Possibilities

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  United States Trade Representative Michael Froman heads off this month to Tokyo for talks on the Trans Pacific Partnership.  …

Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

State Official Says South Dakota’s Trade Success Due To Agriculture

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According to the Business roundtable research and U.S. government data, International trade supports an estimated 124,000 jobs in South Dakota…

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Vikings Open Pre-Season

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The Vikings open up preseason play Friday against the Houston Texans at the Metrodome.

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Twins Face Sox

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The Twins play a doubleheader with the White Sox Friday in Chicago.

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Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

NSIC Tabs Volleyball Favorite

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For the tenth consecutive season the Concordia University, St. Paul Golden Bears have been picked by the league coaches in the NSIC Preseason Volleyball Poll.

Friday, August 9, 201308/09/2013

Cyclones See Lineup

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The Big 12 announced its men’s basketball schedules Thursday.

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Thursday, August 8, 201308/08/2013

South Dakota Ag Secretary Congratulates Coalition For Pushing For Farm Bill

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The South Dakota Back The Farm Bill Coalition is on the right track calling on Congress to pass a comprehensive…

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There have been 100 traffic deaths on Minnesota roads so far this year.

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Rural Airports in Nebraska Can Now Apply for Federal Funding

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Compromise In the Works For Family Planning Services

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A compromise may be in the works over where Medicaid patients in Iowa can get family planning services after July 1st.