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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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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Iowa Boats Must Be Cleaned

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Boaters and others who use Iowa’s waterways have had to take a little more time this summer to clean their equipment….

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Heat Leads To Livestock Deaths

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Some livestock deaths have been reported as Nebraska feedlot operators struggle with soaring temperatures….

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Valero Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Repealed

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Valero Energy CEO Bill Klesse told the Senate Energy Committee this week that the Renewable Fuel Standard needs to be…

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Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Ag Transportation Summit Set For July 30 And 31

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The grain industry will be looking at the growing U.S. infrastructure issues at the Ag Transportation Summit at the end…

WindEnergy

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Wind Farm Planned For Lincoln County South Dakota

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l Lincoln and Minnehaha County Economic Development Associations in South Dakota have plans to start a new wind farm in…

MI River

Thursday, July 18, 201307/18/2013

Iowa Environmental Groups Complain Governor Interfering With Regulations

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Iowa Sierra Club, Iowa Citizens for Community Improvement and Environmental Integrity Project are unhappy that Iowa’s Governor and Lt Governor…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Summer Sun Requires Precautions

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The summer sun is at its most intense period now, and health professionals are warning us to take precautions….

Healthcare

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Affordable Care Act Delayed For Businesses

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Many of the mandated changes under the Affordable Care Act for business will be delayed for a year.

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Minnesota Legislature Continues Budget Discussion

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Minnesota legislative Democrats and Republicans continue to seek common ground as they work to balance the state budget for the next two years.

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Emerald Ash Borer Found in Dallas County

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Emerald Ash Borer has been found in another Iowa County.

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Nebraska Continues Death Penalty Debate

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Nebraska lawmakers debated and passed a bill that would repeal the state's death penalty law.

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Bill to Repeal Mandatory Prison Sentences Passes Nebraska Legislature

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Nebraska legislators have advanced a bill that would scrap mandatory minimum prison sentences and the habitual criminal statute.

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