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Opposition Growing To Planned Chicken Facility

Opposition is growing to a proposed six million head chicken facility in Turner County. Parker resident John Chicoine says the…

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Bill Would Ban Hand-Held Cellphone Use

It would be illegal to use a hand-held cellphone while driving if a bill proposed by the Governor's Traffic Safety Bureau becomes law in Iowa.


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Iowans Support Gas Tax Increase

A new Loras College Poll has found a majority of Iowans support an increase in the state gas tax.

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Farm Bureau Says Eliminating Stepped Up Basis Wrong

President Obama is receiving criticism for many parts of his 2016 budget proposal. House Ag Committee Chairman Mike Conaway chastised…


in Music

Kelly Clarkson lost her voice after giving birth

The "American Idol" star was afraid her career was over after temporarily losing her voice.


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UNL President Addresses Regents

University of Nebraska President - Designate Dr. Hank Bounds addressed the Board of Regents last Friday.


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Thursday’s Sports Minute

A look at some of the big sports headlines making news today, Thursday, Feb. 5. HAWKS BOUNCE BACK, BEAT WIZARDS…

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TransCanada Disputes EPA Letter

TransCanada finds fault in a letter the Environmental Protection Agency has sent to the State Department in its evaluation of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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Iowa Farmers Union Members Talk To Lawmakers

Around 50 Iowa Farmers Union members met with state legislators this week in Des Moines. President Jana Linderman says two…


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Obamacare demand ramping up

Consumers could have been enrolling in plans under the Affordable Care Act since Nov. 15.


in Sports

Colts linebacker Jackson arrested for assault

D'Qwell Jackson, whose interception in the AFC title game triggered the "Deflategate" controversy, was arrested after getting into a fight over a parking space.


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Tribes Laud EPAs Analysis Of Keystone XL Project

The Environmental Protection Agency has analyzed the supplemental environmental impact statement of the Keystone XL Pipeline and noted climate concerns…


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Top doc says medical marijuana can be helpful

U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy said preliminary data shows marijuana can be helpful in certain conditions.


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FCC reveals latest net neutrality proposal

The proposal would treat Internet service providers more like public utilities.


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Taiwan pilot hailed a hero for pulling plane clear of buildings

By Faith Hung and Michael Gold TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taipei’s mayor hailed the pilot of a crashed TransAsia Airways plane…

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Coca Cola To Introduce New Milk Product

The Coca Cola company is coming out with premium milk that has less sugar and more protein than regular milk.…


in Entertainment

Johnny Depp is a married man

The movie star and his now-wife Amber Heard exchanged vows at their home in Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Singer Taylor Swift performs on ABC's "Good Morning America" to promote her new album "1989" in New York, October 30, 2014.

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Taylor Swift joins elite group as ‘1989’ tops Billboard again

The pop star is only the second woman in history to have two albums hit No. 1 for at least 10 weeks.


in Lifestyle

Coming soon to a Google search: tweets

Tweets will be visible in Google search results as soon as they are posted.

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Napa Junction Development Still Possible

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The Yankton County Commission heard this week that development prospects at Napa Junction are not dead.

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Pipeline Project Still Alive

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Despite the failure of Congress this week to override the President’s veto of the Keystone XL bill, the project is not dead.

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Daylight Saving Time Starts This Weekend

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You will need to set your clock forward an hour before heading to bed this Saturday night as we return to Daylight Saving Time.

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Restaurant Gains National Recognition

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A Le Mars Iowa steakhouse is being nationally recognized for its good food and longevity.

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Prairie Dog Bill Advances

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Nebraska lawmakers have advanced a repeal of the Black-Tailed Prairie Dog Management Act the legislature approved in 2012.