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Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.

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Nebraska Governor Please with Spending Plan

Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.

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South Dakota Senator Recognizes Air Veterans

In honor of the Memorial Day observance, South Dakota Senator John Thune made a floor speech recognizing the air aces of American military forces.

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.

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Weather Trends Positive for Northern Plains

It looks like weather trends may turn more positive for the northern plains into early summer.

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Wind Power Development May Slow Down

Wind power development is very active right now, but the intensity could drop in the next couple of years.

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Details of Budget Plan Underway

Republican leaders in the US House are working on details of a budget plan that would move away from sequestration in exchange for spending caps.

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Rail Line Reconstruction Continues

More of the pieces are falling into place for reconstruction of a portion of rail line from Chamberlain west.

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Iowa Bridges in Disrepair

A new report shows 22-percent of Iowa's rural bridges are "structurally deficient."

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Iowa Considering Legal Fireworks

It would be legal to sell and set off fireworks in Iowa if a bill that cleared the Iowa House becomes law.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Considering Licences for Illegal Children

Nebraska lawmakers are considering a bill that would allow driver's licenses to those brought into the country illegally as children.

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Nebraska Unicameral Repeals

Nebraska lawmakers have voted to repeal the death penalty, but it likely will take another vote to make it final.

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Death Penalty Repeal to be Vetoed

Nebraska Senators voted 32 to 15 yesterday to repeal the death penalty.

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Meeting Will Discuss Pipeline

A meeting is being held for South Dakota landowners to express their concerns with the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline.

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High School Activities Association To Be Studied

One of the summer study committees set up by the South Dakota legislature would take a look at the high school activities association.

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Bill Would Mandate Oversight Of Regulators

South Dakota Senator Mike Rounds has introduced a resolution that would address what he called overregulation in the country.

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Lincoln County Wind Farm Faces Opposition

A four to three vote by the Lincoln County Planning and Zoning Commission will allow a wind energy company to place five weather towers in the area of a proposed wind energy development.

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Last Call For Cattlemen’s Ball

This is the last call for tickets to the 2015 Nebraska Cattlemen's Ball scheduled for June 5th and 6th at the Redbird Ranch near Lynch.

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Phony Cancer Charities Targeted

All 50 states are part of a federal lawsuit against four phony cancer charities.

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Iowa Lawmakers Work Ahead of Holiday

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Iowa lawmakers got an extra early start to this Memorial Day weekend.

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Nebraska Lawmakers Vote to Allow Illegal Children to Have Licences

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State lawmakers have moved to end Nebraska's status as the only state left that denies driver's licenses to the children of illegal immigrants.

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Nebraska Governor Please with Spending Plan

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Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts is pleased with the $8.6 billion spending plan for the next two years.

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South Dakota Senator Recognizes Air Veterans

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In honor of the Memorial Day observance, South Dakota Senator John Thune made a floor speech recognizing the air aces of American military forces.

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Increased Patrol on I-90 Memorial Day Weekend

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Law enforcement agencies in South Dakota and Minnesota will be out in full force this weekend along Interstate 90.