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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…

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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….

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Morningside Team To Beat

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

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Viking Player Suspended

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

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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.

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Wolters Signs With Bucks

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The Milwaukee Bucks have signed second round pick Nate Wolters.

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Friday, August 2, 201308/02/2013

Huskers In Top Twenty

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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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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Amber Alert Criteria Changed

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Law enforcement officials have tweaked the criteria for issuing an AMBER Alert….

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Minnesota Budget Still Under Construction

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State budget negotiations resumed at Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton's residence yesterday afternoon.

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Death Penalty Showdown in Nebraska

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Governor Pete Ricketts has vetoed legislation passed by the Unicameral that would repeal the death penalty.

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Bill to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Advances

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Meat packers would be able to own hogs and contract with Nebraska producers under a bill advancing in the Unicameral.

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Service Honors Fallen Omaha Officer

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Funeral services for Omaha Police officer Kerrie Orozco, who was killed in the line of duty, were held Tuesday.

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Storm death toll rises as Houston remains underwater

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Torrential rains and flooding have turned streets into rivers, killing more than a dozen people and destroying hundreds of homes.