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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Valero Wants Renewable Fuel Standard Repealed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…

Sun

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.

RainyDay

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

South Dakota Adds To Rainy Day Fund

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The State of South Dakota ended the fiscal year with another surplus, putting twenty four million dollars into….

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Manufacturing, construction data point to sturdy U.S. growth

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An overall view of the assembly line where the BMW X4 is made at the BMW manufacturing plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina March 28, 2014.

U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month, a sign the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.

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ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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Iowa Incomes Remain Steady Despite Strengthening Economy

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Iowa Policy Project, written by Colin Gordon, finds that Iowa's wage structure is weak compared to the growing economy.

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State Climatologist Says This Winter Could be Colder

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State Climatologist, Harry Hillaker, says the winters ahead could be colder than normal.

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Fake Gun Used in Fatal Robbery

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Omaha State Senator, Burke Harr, plans to re-introduce a bill that makes using a fake weapon a felony.