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Vets’ Homes Get High Scores

Governor Dave Heineman announces all four Nebraska veterans’ homes have received perfect scores on their annual Health Care System Surveys from the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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ACA Open Enrollment Again

The open enrollment period for sign up into health insurance plans under the Affordable Care Act will begin again in mid-November, and run through mid-February.

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School Spending Formula Changes Being Discussed

A committee appointed by South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard is looking at possible changes to the formula that allows school districts to spend their capital outlay dollars outside that narrow definition

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University Enrollment Flat

Enrollment at South Dakota’s six public universities is pretty flat this year compared to last.

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Adorable little league fail

After winning their first home game, the Wallkill Mighty Mites attempted to run through a banner. You won't believe what happens next.

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Thune Discusses ISIS

South Dakota Senator John Thune says that air power is only part of the answer…

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2 naked intruders arrested in Keanu Reeves’ home

The "Matrix" star has been left shaken after an intruder was arrested at his home for the second time in two days last week.

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Hackers threaten to leak nude photos of Emma Watson

Threats of an Emma Watson photo hacking scandal have been exposed as a publicity stunt.

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Soda companies to cut calories by 20 percent

The largest soda makers in the U.S. promised to cut the calories in soft drinks nationwide by 20 percent by 2025.

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Americans hit the road more often, use less gas

U.S. motorists drove more miles this summer than at any time since the 2008 financial crisis.

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Messaging app seeks to bring voices back to phones

Longtime technology guru Ray Ozzie wants to bring back the emotions of the human voice to phones.

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In some areas heroin easier to get than wine, cheaper than beer

States including Vermont, Pennsylvania, and New York say they are in the midst of a heroin epidemic, and that the drug is getting cheaper and easier to obtain.

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Jeter beloved for what is ‘good in the game’

Jeter will play his last regular season home game on Thursday in what is sure to be an emotional night for a player about to take his place in the pantheon of Yankee greats.

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3 Seattle schools locked down in attempted kidnapping

Schools ordered students to "shelter in place" after a man opened fire with a handgun and tried to lure several children into a car.

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‘Pizza police:’ Cops make delivery after driver crashes

After a Pizza Hut driver was injured in a crash in Oregon, two police officers completed the delivery for him.

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Vince Vaughn joins Colin Farrell on ‘True Detective’

Production on the second season of the eight-episode HBO drama will begin later this year in California.

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Gibson Leads Twins To Win

Kyle Gibson matched a career high with eight strikeouts and the Minnesota Twins beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-3 on Tuesday night.

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Royals Keep Pressure On

Rookie Yordano Ventura blanked Cleveland for seven innings as the Kansas City Royals kept pressure on first-place Detroit in the AL Central with a 7-1 win over the Indians on Tuesday night.

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Zenner Gets National Award

South Dakota State University running back Zach Zenner was named Tuesday to the 2014 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team for his community service efforts.

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Big Ten Looking Better

The Big Ten is coming off its best week of non-conference play in six years with wins in 12 out of 13 games.

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Group Studies Iowa Businesses

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A group that seeks to place women in top jobs has announced plans for a first-of-its-kind study of the state's businesses.

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Corrections Director Defends Early Release Program

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Nebraska State Corrections Director Mike Kenney defends his controversial program to allow prison inmates released prematurely to serve out the rest of their sentences at home.

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Nebraska Medical Center Shares Ebola Knowledge

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The University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha is becoming a world leader in treatment of Ebola.

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District 40 Debate in Hartington Talked Prison Issues

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Tyson Larson and Keith Kube met in Hartington, Nebraska last night to debate issues before the November election.

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Wellness Fair Set For Redfield

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The South Dakota Developmental Center is hosting their second annual community health and wellness fair in Redfield next week.