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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Compromise Reached But Not Long Term

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A pitched fight between Democrats and Republicans in the U-S Senate has ended in compromise….

Money Coins

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Campaign Cash Being Raised

In News

A political watchdog group says many Nebraska state senators continue to raise campaign cash during the…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

American Coalition For Ethanol Pleased McCarthy Confirmed As EPA Head

In Agriculture

Thursday the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head up the Environmental Protection Agency.  American Coalition for…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Nebraska Cattle Group Has Concerns With New EPA Chief

In Agriculture

Nebraska Cattlemen’s Association has several concerns with the confirmation Thursday of Gina McCarthy as EPA administrator.   Cattlemen’s Director of Legal…

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Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

NPPC Pleased With Start Of Transatlantic FTA Talks

In Agriculture

United States and European negotiators this week wrapped up the first round of talks on the Trans Atlantic Free Trade…

CornPlant

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

Monsanto Director Says Biotech Labeling Attacks Will Continue

In Agriculture

The state by state push to legislate biotech food labeling will continue.  That’s according to Monsanto Government Affairs Director Michael…

DairyCows

Friday, July 19, 201307/19/2013

First Anthrax Case Reported In SD This Year

In Agriculture

The South Dakota Animal Industry Board is reporting the state’s first case of anthrax this year.. State Veterinarian Dr. Dustin…

RickWeiland

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

New Party Chair Needed for SD Democrats

In News

South Dakota democrats are looking for a new party chairman after former Chair….

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Affordable Care Act Mandate Delayed

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There has been more discussion and debate over portions of the Affordable Care Act this week…

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Trying To Raise Minimum Wage in South Dakota

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A petition drive will soon be underway in South Dakota that would let voters decide on a higher…

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Confusion Over Farm Program Sign Up

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The spring planting season is underway and local U-S-D-A Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices are getting calls from farmers, asking…

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Bill Would Protect Whistleblowers

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Key Democrats in the Iowa Senate are pressing forward with a bill that would forbid confidential settlements with laid off state workers.

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Economist Questions Economic Report

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A recent report that shows the best and worst taxpayer return on investment places Nebraska at number two. Creighton University…

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Teen stowaway spent hours undetected at California airport

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A boy who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii in the frozen, oxygen-deprived wheel well of a passenger jet is resting in a hospital.

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Washington state eyes building ban after deadly mudslide

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Snohomish County is considering a six-month ban on new construction in landslide-prone areas.