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Monday, July 29, 201307/29/2013

King Standing Firm

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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

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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

In Sports

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

In Sports

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.

Friday, July 26, 201307/26/2013

Farmers Union Weighs In On CFTC Hearings

In Agriculture

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

In Agriculture

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

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Living at home with parents is now the most common arrangement for people age 18-34.