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Vikings Host Eagles

The Vikings host the red-hot Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at the Metrodome.  The Vikings are coming off a heartbreaking 29-26 loss at Baltimore on a last-second touchdown pass.  Minnesota is in last place in the NFC North at 3-9-and-1.  Matt Cassel will start at quarterback for the second straight week in place of the injured Christian Ponder.  Philly leads the NFC East at 8-and-5.

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To the beach! Roads expected to be packed for Memorial Day

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Iowa Group Still Working Against Rock Island Clean Wind Project

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The group opposing the Rock Island Clean Wind project is still working to get Iowa lawmakers to pass legislation limiting eminent domain.

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Region’s Bridges Are Among Worst in the Nation

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A report released this week by the TRIP group a private non profit organization shows that Iowa has the third worst bridges in the country with 22 percent structurally deficient.

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Legislation to Allow Packer Ownership of Livestock Has a Long Way to Go

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Time is running short for Nebraska State Legislators this session and a measure that would allow Packer ownership of swine and dairy has only gotten as far as the first round of debate .

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Cooperative Members to Vote on Possible Merger Next Week

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Ballots go out next Wednesday to North Central and South Dakota Wheat Grower’s cooperative members regarding possible unification of those co-ops.