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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Bison Picked To Repeat

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North Dakota State has been picked to win the Missouri Valley Football Conference crown in 2013.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Budget Negotiations Continue

In News

Republican Senators Lindsey Graham and John McCain are attempting to work out a so called “big deal” agreement that could avoid a major confrontation over extending the federal debt ceiling this fall.

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Cattle Group Seeks To Intervene In COOL Case

In Agriculture

The United States Cattlemen’s Association is seeking intervener status in the court action filed by U.S. and Canadian meat groups…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

South Dakota Farm Bureau Likes Legislation To Prevent Sue And Settle

In Agriculture

A measure that passed out of the House Judiciary Committee last week seeks to end sue and settle litigation. That…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

NCBA Says Japan Election Results Positive For Trade

In Agriculture

Last week the Liberal Democratic party of Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo was returned to power following elections. Both the National…

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Nebraska Farm Group Opposes Smithfield Sale

In Agriculture

The U.S. government is conducting a secondary review of Smithfield Foods pending takeover by China’s largest meat producer. The Committee…

Kristi Noem

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Noem Defends Vote

In News

The House of Representatives narrowly defeated an amendment last week that would have severely restricted the ability of the NSA to collect data on American citizens.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Task Force Meets

In News

The Ag Land Assessment Task Force of the South Dakota legislature met last week in Pierre. Those meetings are held…

Steve King

Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

King Standing Firm

In News

Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King says he is “standing firm” in his opposition to amnesty for illegal immigrants, including children who were illegally brought into the country by their parents.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Cuts Could Impact Those On Dialysis

In News

Among the scores of programs facing federal budget cuts under sequestration, Medicare and Medicaid will see a funding loss of more than nine-percent for the care of dialysis patients.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back on some of the week's biggest stories and the headlines you may have missed.

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Northwestern Energy Requesting Rate Hike

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A request has been made with the Public Utilities Commission for a rate hike for Northwestern Energy customers.

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Consumers can sue Target over data breach

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A judge has cleared the way for consumers to sue the retailer over the 2013 data breach.

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Nebraska Students Experience Taiwanese Agriculture

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Three Nebraska high school seniors spent last week in Taiwan, touring farms, research facilities, and learning the local culture.

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Poll: Americans skeptical of commercial drones

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Americans say they are skeptical that the benefits will outweigh the risks to privacy and safety.