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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Offutt Air Force Base New Commander

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It appears StratCom at Offutt Air Force Base near Omaha will soon have a new commander….

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Nebraska Prison Population Booms

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Nebraska’s prison population is more than 150% of capacity…..

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Nebraska Ethanol Leader Says Not A Good Time To Reform The RFS

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Illinois Congressman John Shimkus says a repeal of the Renewable Fuel Standard is off the table because there are not…

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Environmental Group Concerned With Major Wetland Conversion

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The Environmental Working Group is concerned with loss of wetlands and wetland buffer zones from 2008 to 2012. The group…

Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

NCBA Official Likes New USTR’s Ambitious Trade Agenda

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  New U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman met with agricultural stakeholders this week. He told the group he’s cautiously optimistic…

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Corn Leader Likes Drought Monitoring Legislation

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South Dakota Senator John Thune’s legislation to reauthorize the National Integrated Drought Information System has passed out of the Senate…

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Augie Adds To Hall

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Three All-Americans are included in the 2013 class of five destined for the Augustana Athletic Hall of Fame.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Twins Lose To Hot Foe

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Billy Butler drove in two runs to lead the Royals to their eighth straight win, 4-3 over the Twins at Target Field.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Twins Hope To Avoid Sweep

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The Twins wrap up their three-game series with the Royals today at Target Field.

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Thursday, August 1, 201308/01/2013

Butera On The Move

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The Twins traded catcher Drew Butera to the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline on Wednesday.

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Making headlines this week

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A look at the big stories that made news this week and the headlines you may have missed.

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Americans are really angry with Washington

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Americans are angry with the handling of issues ranging from healthcare reform to the rise of Islamic State militants.

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Rail Plan Approved

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The state Rail Board approved the new South Dakota rail plan at their meeting this week.

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Siren Project Nixed

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Bidding for the emergency siren project in the lake area of Yankton closed yesterday, but at their meeting yesterday afternoon, Commission members agreed not to go ahead with the project and to reject any received bids.

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Minnesota Farm Bureau Members Lobbying Congress

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Minnesota Farm Bureau members are in Washington D.C. this week making hill visits. Cass County Farm Bureau President Miles Kuschel,…