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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Pipeline Approval Unlikely

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A Nebraska Congressman pushing for approval of Keystone XL says recent statements by the President lead him to believe he will reject the oil pipeline.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Sleep Key To Preventing Infant Deaths

In News

Promoting safe sleep habits for newborns is a key part of an initiative to reduce the infant mortality rate in South Dakota.

John Thune

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Healthcare Plan Target During Recess

In News

Congressional republicans will be using the August break from Washington to spread their message about the Affordable Care Act, that it will be too costly and complicated.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

On The Road Again

In Sports

It’s another road trip this week for the Minnesota Twins.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Twins Complete Sweep

In Sports

Justin Morneau and Oswaldo Arcia homered as the Minnesota Twins beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.

Golf

Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Tight Finish At Hillcrest

In Sports

Come from behind winners were the order of the day at the Hillcrest Pro-Am in Yankton.

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Monday, August 5, 201308/05/2013

Former Viking To Hall

In Sports

Former Vikings wide receiver Cris Carter was one of seven members inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday in Canton, Ohio.

CornPlant

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Corn Leader Disputes EWG’s Land Conversion Claims

In Agriculture

  One South Dakota ag leader is firing back at the Environmental Working group for their recent interactive map detailing…

Capital 2

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

HSUS Working To Get Amendment Lifted From Farm Bill

In Agriculture

The Humane Society of the United States is working to make sure the final farm bill does not contain a…

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Nebraska Gets Money for Litter Cleanup Program

In News

The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is getting a grant of more than 14-thousand dollars from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality….

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Iowa Group Still Working Against Rock Island Clean Wind Project

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The group opposing the Rock Island Clean Wind project is still working to get Iowa lawmakers to pass legislation limiting eminent domain.

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Region’s Bridges Are Among Worst in the Nation

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A report released this week by the TRIP group a private non profit organization shows that Iowa has the third worst bridges in the country with 22 percent structurally deficient.

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Legislation to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Has a Long Way to Go

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Time is running short for Nebraska State Legislators this session and a measure that would allow Packer ownership of swine and dairy has only gotten as far as the first round of debate .

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Cooperative Members to Vote on Possible Merger Next Week

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Ballots go out next Wednesday to North Central and South Dakota Wheat Grower’s cooperative members regarding possible unification of those co-ops.

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

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Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.