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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

National Corn Growers Defending RFS And Pushing For Farm Bill

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National Corn Grower members are in Washington DC this week for their Corn Congress. President Pam Johnson says their top…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

SDSU Cookies ‘n’ Cream named best ice cream treat in S.D.

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Since the ’70s, the origin of Cookies ‘n’ Cream ice cream has been debated….

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

RFA Vice President Disputes Blend Wall Arguement

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The American Petroleum Institute is putting pressure on federal officials to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard. API is saying the…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Sioux Falls Doctor Enters South Dakota US Senate Race

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Dr. Annette Bosworth has declared her candidacy for the Republican nomination for the United States Senate.  She made the announcement…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Transportation Official Hoping For Conference On Water Development Bill

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Soy Transportation Coalition officials are hoping House Senate conferees will get going on putting together water development legislation. Most of…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Parasite Cases Continue To Rise

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State health departments in Iowa and Nebraska are tracking an outbreak of cyclosporiasis….

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Funding Cuts For Highway 20

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Officials in northwest Iowa say after decades of planning and construction, completing the conversion of Highway 20…

Planting Trees

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Grants For Planting Trees

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Towns and cities across Nebraska are eligible to apply for a grant program dedicated to trees…

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Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

One Killed in Single Vehicle Accident

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Early yesterday morning, Yankton Police responded to a car in Marne Creek…

Wednesday, July 17, 201307/17/2013

Mauer On Winning Side

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Ten pitchers combined for a three-hitter as the American League defeated the National League 3-0 in the 84th annual Major League Baseball All-Star Game at Citi Field in New York.

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Governor Says Iowa In Good Financial Shape

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Iowa Governor Terry Branstad says while the state is in pretty good financial shape, that could change quickly.

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BCBS Rejects Deal

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska rejected the latest proposal by CHI Health as a way to end a contract dispute.

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Negotiators Far Apart

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Negotiators for the State of Iowa presented a contract proposal that differs greatly from the one submitted earlier this month by the largest state employees' union.

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No Charges For Corrections Officials

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Nebraska Attorney General Jon Bruning says the special legislative committee reviewing what went wrong in Corrections that led to the miscalculation of hundreds of prison sentences failed to stay focused.

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U.S. to leave more troops in Afghanistan than first planned

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The number of troops in Afghanistan next year will be larger than originally thought to fill a gap left in the NATO mission.