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Netflix will stream the next ‘Pee-Wee’ adventure

"Pee-wee's Big Holiday" will be a collaboration from moviemaker Judd Apatow and Paul Reubens.

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Wednesday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Wednesday, Feb. 25.

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Spring Training: Stanton’s ready to go

Giancarlo Stanton says he's fully recovered from the September beaning that ended his 2014 season.

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Corporate Income Tax Proposal Tabled

A bill that would have put the question of a corporate income tax dedicated to education on the 2016 election ballot was tabled in a South Dakota legislative committee last week.

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Iowa Passes Gas Tax Increase

Both Houses of the Iowa Legislature voted rapidly yesterday (Tuesday) to raise the state gas tax by a dime a gallon.

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Sandbar On James River

During the flood of 2011 on the Missouri River, the high water created a sand bar across much of the mouth of the James River, causing that river to back up for miles.

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Maya Angelou honored with postal stamp

Iconic poet Maya Angelou is set to be posthumously honored by the U.S. Post Office.

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‘Glee’ star Naya Rivera expecting her first child

The actress announced the happy news on Tuesday night.

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Forget a house, rent an entire village

If "king for a day" sounds too majestic, a small Hungarian village will let you become deputy mayor for a few days.

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Council OKs L.A. stadium backed by Rams owner

With a 5-0 vote, the council approved the $2 billion plan at a meeting Tuesday night.

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Both parties face risks as health care law court case nears

A Supreme Court case over the legality of federal subsidies that help millions of Americans afford health coverage poses risks to both political parties.

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Pressure centers on House GOP on Homeland Security bill

Senate GOP leaders have agreed to Democratic demands and announced legislation to fund the Homeland Security Department without contentious immigration provisions.

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10 FOR TODAY: Wednesday, Feb. 25

Your daily look at the stories that will be talked about today.

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Killer of ‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle sentenced to life in prison

A Texas jury found Eddie Ray Routh guilty of murdering the former U.S. Navy SEAL whose autobiography was turned into the hit movie "American Sniper."

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Obama vetoes Keystone pipeline, leaving it in limbo

President Barack Obama swiftly vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline, leaving the long-debated project in limbo.

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Dordt Adding Sport

Dordt College has announced the addition of men’s volleyball as an intercollegiate varsity sport, to begin play during the 2015-16 school year.

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Wheel of musical impressions with Christina Aguilera

Jimmy Fallon challenges "The Voice" judge to a musical impression showdown.

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Morningside Sweeps Honors

Morningside players swept the weekly awards for the top basketball players in the Great Plains Athletic Conference.

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Nebraska Women In Romp

A career night by a freshman helped Nebraska to a 74-50 rout of Minnesota in Big 10 women's basketball Tuesday.

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Coyote Earns Weekly Award

South Dakota senior Cody Snyder was named the Summit League Men’s Indoor Track and Field Athlete of the Week for the period ended Feb. 22, as released by the league office on Tuesday.

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Housing Project Discussed

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A new housing development in Yankton is part of the planning process for economic development.

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Thune Opposes Net Neutrality Regulations

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The Federal Communications Commission will issue new rules to regulate the internet.

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Iowa’s Gas Tax to Increase

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Iowa’s gas tax is going up March 1st. Within the span of two-and-a-half hours, votes were taken in both the…

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Iowa Company Granted Drone Exemption for Precision Ag

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A north-central Iowa company is the first in the Midwest and one of only three nationwide to be granted a federal exemption to use drones for precision agriculture projects.

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Nebraska Poll Finds Residents Not Afraid of Hard Work

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The University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension recently completed their 19th annual Rural Poll and a portion of that includes employment statistics.