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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Cuts Could Impact Those On Dialysis

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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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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Crime Report Released

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The Nebraska Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (Nebraska Crime Commission) just released their report on criminal stats for 2012.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

More Clashes To Come

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Nebraska Senator Mike Johanns sees even more clashes over money matters ahead in Congress.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Twins Return Home

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The Twins return home and will open up a six-game homestand tomorrow night against the Kansas City Royals.

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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

Franklin In Mint Condition

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Nick Franklin homered twice and knocked in four runs as the Mariners held on to top the Twins 6-4 to split the four-game series at Safeco Field.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Michels Named To Retirement System Board

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South Dakota Lieutenant Governor Matt Michels has been named to the board of directors of the South Dakota State Retirement System.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Noem Introduces Healthcare Bill

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South Dakota Congresswoman Kristi Noem has introduced a bill that she says would help rural health care providers and their patients.

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Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Farmers Union Weighs In On CFTC Hearings

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Hearings were held this week in the House on the future of the Commodity Future’s Trading Commission.  Farmers Union disagrees…

Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

NCBA Backs House Committe Plan To Chop EPA Budget

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National Cattlemen Beef Association members are supporting a House committee proposal to chop the budget for the Environmental Protection Agency.…

Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Spring Wheat Tour Participants Estimate 44.9 Bushels Per Acre

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Wheat Quality Council tour participants tied the record for the most number of stops on their Spring Wheat tour that…

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School Start Date Bill Tabled in Iowa Legislature

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A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.

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Nebraska Senator Scorned for Comments Against Police

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A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.

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Police search house of pilot who crashed A320

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Police hold media away from the house where Andreas Lubitz lived in Montabaur, Germany, Thursday, March 26, 2015. Lubitz was the copilot on flight Germanwings 9525 that crashed with 150 people on board on Tuesday in the French Alps. (AP Photo/Michael Probst)

The co-pilot of the airliner that crashed in the French Alps, killing all 150 people aboard, appears to have brought the plane down deliberately.

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PHOTOS: Crash of Germanwings Flight 9525

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All 150 people on board the jet - including three Americans - were killed Tuesday when it crashed in the French Alps.

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Surface Transportation Board Reform Bill Passes Committee

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South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.