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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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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

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A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

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In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

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he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

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Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

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A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.