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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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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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U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg has heart procedure

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent a heart procedure after reporting discomfort following routine exercise.

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Storm threatens to foil Thanksgiving travel for millions

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A nor'easter packing rain and snow is posing special challenges and threatening to cancel flights across the country. a

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LSP Analysis Shows Corporations Profiting From Crop Insurance

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A new analysis released this week by the Land Stewardship Project shows that corporations are benefitting from federal crop insurance…

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Honeybee Keepers Getting USDA Emergency Aid

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Close to 2500 applicants will receive disaster assistance aid through USDA’s Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm Raised Fish.…

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Judges overturn gay marriage bans in Arkansas, Mississippi

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U.S. judges overturned measures that voters approved a decade ago in both socially conservative Southern states.