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Wrestling Gets Reprieve

Wrestling Gets Reprieve

Iowans are celebrating the decision of the International Olympic Committee to keep wrestling in the Summer Games in 2020.  Former University of Iowa wrestling coach and grappling legend Dan Gable says he’s very happy with the decision by the IOC.  Congressman Bruce Braley released a statement in support of the decision, while Lieutenant Governor Kim Reynolds took to Twitter to say “We did it Iowa!”  Gable said the goal now is to become a top five “core sport” for the Olympics.

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

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Bill Approved to Address Elderly Abuse

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The South Dakota House State Affairs Committee approved a bill (Friday) that would set up an elder abuse task force in the state.

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Farm Bill Deadline Today

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Today is the deadline for farmers to make some key decisions governing their operations under the new farm bill.

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Fast Food Companies Support RFS Repeal

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Representatives of White Castle, Wendy’s And Arby’s Fast Food companies are urging support for legislation to repeal the Renewable Fuel Standard.

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Trans Canada Temporarily Loses Eminent Domain

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The York County Nebraska District Court has issued a temporary injunction against Trans Canada which disallows their use of eminent domain.