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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Thune Introduces New Bill

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South Dakota Senator John Thune says Congress passes spending bills every year that does not look at long term financial impacts….

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

New Student Testing

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Schools in South Dakota are moving toward a new process that will evaluate teachers and administrators on an objective scale….

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

South Dakota Ends Fiscal Year in the Black

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The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year in the black, and was able to transfer about twenty four million dollars to the reserve fund…..

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

NCBA Backs Legislation To Keep EPA From Releasing Private Information

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  National Cattlemen Beef Association officials are hailing legislation introduced in the Senate to keep EPA from releasing producer’s private…

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

National Pork Board Increases Funding To Fight PED Virus

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  The National Pork Board will invest an additional $ 350 thousand dollars toward research, education and coordination efforts to…

Money Dollars

Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

High Lottery Sales in Nebraska

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A milestone for the Nebraska Lottery….

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Colombian Dairy Industry Small Compared To Other Industries

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The dairy industry in Colombia is small compared to their egg, chicken and beef industries. Juan Fernando Tircedo is with…

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Congressman Steve King Defending Comments

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Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King is defending comments he made last week that sparked controversy…..

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Weather Enters Erratic Period

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A climatologist with Iowa State University Extension says regional weather patterns have entered an erratic period….

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Thursday, July 25, 201307/25/2013

Nebraska Farm Bureau Backs Plan To Cut EPA Budget

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l The House Appropriations Committee’s fiscal year 2014 spending plan calls for a $ 3 Billion cut to the Environmental…

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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

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.