Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Nebraska Gets Money for Litter Cleanup Program

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

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

South Dakota PUC Takes First Step In Oral Credit Rule Change

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South Dakota Public Utilities commissioners took the first step this week toward advancing a new oral credit rule for grain…


Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Underage Drinking on the Rise

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Nebraska is apparently bucking a national trend when it comes to lower levels of underage drinking. Nicole Carritt is the…

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Gas Prices Continue to Rise in Nebraska

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Gasoline prices in Nebraska rose nearly 20-cents a gallon during July….


Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Morningside Team To Beat

In Sports

Morningside is the preseason pick to win the GPAC football championship.


Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Viking Player Suspended

In Sports

Minnesota Vikings offensive tackle DeMarcus Love has been suspended without pay for four games for violating the NFL’s policy on performance enhancing drugs.

Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

A Royal Sweep

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James Shields and two relievers combined on a five-hitter as the Royals reeled off their ninth straight win with a 9-2 triumph over the Twins at Target Field.


Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Wolters Signs With Bucks

In Sports

The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second round pick Nate Wolters.


Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Huskers In Top Twenty

In Sports

Nebraska ranks 18th in the “USA Today” preseason coaches’ poll.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Iowa Sales Tax Holiday This Weekend

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Iowa’s annual Sales Tax Holiday will be held over the next few days, as most purchases of clothing and footwear will be sales tax-free….

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Iowa Auditor Finds Misspent Unemployment Funds

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A report from State Auditor Mary Mosiman finds Iowa Workforce Development paid out more than 909-thousand dollars in unemployment benefits that should not have been paid.

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Iowa Legislators Disagree over Medicaid Changes

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Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan to pass a bill that would stop Governor Branstad's plan to move the 560-thousand Medicaid patients in Iowa into private managed care plans.

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El Nino Could Lead to Muddy Fields This Spring

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An Iowa State University climatologist says the current El Nino weather pattern could mean slow planting this spring.