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Iowa Rolls Out Messaging System

The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management rolled out a new statewide electronic notification and emergency messaging system at the department's annual conference in Des Moines.

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Iowa Unemployment Higher

The Iowa Workforce Development agency is reporting the state's unemployment rate rose to 4.6 percent in September from 4.5 percent in August.

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TransCanada Committed To Pipeline

A TransCanada executive denies an ambitious new project by the company is being undertaken as an alternative to the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Flu Shots Encouraged

State health officials urge Nebraskans to get vaccinated for the flu.

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Today Is Winter Awareness Day

Today is “Winter Weather Awareness Day” in South Dakota.

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Employee Wins Harley

When Johnathon Egge went to work at Kolberg-Pioneer in Yankton yesterday, he didn’t know he would be taking a custom…

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Minimum Wage Forum Held

A forum discussing Initiated Measure 18 was held in Yankton last night.

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South Dakota Prepares For Ebola

Emergency managers across South Dakota are getting guidelines on how to plan for a possible ebola outbreak.

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Disaster Recovery Field Office Closes

The Wayne disaster recovery field office closed this past weekend. The Grand Island office closed earlier.

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No Guidelines For Taser Use

A two-year study by the Iowa A-C-L-U and the University of Iowa College of Law Clinic has found no standard set of guidelines for Iowa law officers when it comes to using tasers.

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Nebraska Highway Fatalities Increase

Twenty-five people lost their lives on Nebraska roads last month.

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Committee Proposes Changes To Liquor Taxes

An interim South Dakota Legislative committee has agreed to a package of bills dealing with alcohol tax changes.

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Pressler Weighs In On Ebola

Former South Dakota Senator and current independent Senate candidate Larry Pressler disagrees with the Obama Administration on their handling of the ebola outbreak.

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Expanded Gambling On South Dakota Ballot

Voters in South Dakota next month will be deciding on expanded gaming for the casinos in Deadwood.

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Time To Think About Winter

Despite the nice fall weather, it is time to think about the onset of winter…..at some point.

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Farmer Dies In Combine Accident, Neighbors Respond

A northwest Iowa farmer died Friday evening in a combine accident on a gravel road and the next morning over three dozen of his neighbors showed up for work in Gene Sitzmann's field.

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Candidates Spar On Obamacare

In the Nebraska Senate race, there are a few issues that the two major candidates have major disagreements.

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New Jobs For Western Iowa

he Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) board last week approved state incentives for a railcar maintenance facility.

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Fischer Tours Nuke Sites

Nebraska Senator Deb Fischer has returned to Washington after touring the three nuclear weapon facilities in the United States.

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Radon Testing Encouraged

This week is National Radon Action Week, and the Cancer Prevention Center is encouraging radon testing to reduce the number of Americans exposed to the gas.

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Iowa Rolls Out Messaging System

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The Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management rolled out a new statewide electronic notification and emergency messaging system at the department's annual conference in Des Moines.

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Iowa Unemployment Higher

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The Iowa Workforce Development agency is reporting the state's unemployment rate rose to 4.6 percent in September from 4.5 percent in August.

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TransCanada Committed To Pipeline

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A TransCanada executive denies an ambitious new project by the company is being undertaken as an alternative to the Keystone XL pipeline.

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Flu Shots Encouraged

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State health officials urge Nebraskans to get vaccinated for the flu.

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Today Is Winter Awareness Day

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Today is “Winter Weather Awareness Day” in South Dakota.