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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010

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Omaha Police Appalled by Senator’s Comments

The backlash against comments made by Omaha State Senator Ernie Chambers continues.

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Nebraska Senator Under Fire for Comments Against Police

A state senator called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to clarify his controversial statements about the police.

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Chemical Warfare Meeting for Veterans in Pierre

Veterans and the public will have the chance to learn about the damage chemical warfare has on those who serve in the armed forces.

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Fundraiser for Albinism in Sioux Falls

Albinism is a genetic condition that many people don’t encounter on a regular basis, but it affects about one in every 17,000 boys and occurs once per 20,000 girls across the nation.

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New Budget By House Republicans Boosts Defense Spending

The new budget proposal backed by House republicans passed with a big boost in defense spending for the next year.

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Update on the Nebraska Unicameral

The Nebraska legislature is taking a three day weekend, and will take a longer break at the end of next week for Easter.

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Railroad Project Delayed by a Few Weeks

A planned railroad improvement project from Chamberlain west to Presho will have to wait a few weeks longer.

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School Start Date Bill Tabled in Iowa Legislature

A bill that would have set "on or after August 23rd" as the school start date in Iowa has been tabled in the Iowa Senate.

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Nebraska Senator Scorned for Comments Against Police

A Nebraska state senator has called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to apologize for anti-police remarks made during a committee hearing.

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Surface Transportation Board Reform Bill Passes Committee

South Dakota Senator John Thune, chairman of the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, praised the committee’s bipartisan passage of his Surface Transportation Board (STB) reform bill.

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RiverWalk Benefit to Fund Yankton Sculptures

There will be few new bartenders in downtown Yankton this evening.

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Day of Calling to Benefit Mount Marty Scholarship Fund

Mount Marty alumni will be getting a phone call today from students and other college officials reaching out for scholarship donations.

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Young Workers Have Energy to Be Successful

A website entrepreneur and former journalist says young people have the drive and energy to be successful, just not in the mold of their parents and grandparents.

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South Dakota School Districts Discussing Budgets

School districts across South Dakota are working to figure out their budget needs for the next school year.

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Sioux City Residents Homeless After Evacuating Apartments

Nearly two dozen Sioux City residents are homeless after the city "red tagged" the apartment building in which they lived.

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State Aid to Public Schools Still Debated in Iowa Legislature

There was another meeting of key Iowa legislative leaders late Tuesday afternoon, but still no end to the statehouse stalemate over state aid to public schools.

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Photo ID Law Debate In Unicameral

A US Supreme Court decision to let a voter photo ID law stand in Wisconsin reignited debate on the issue in the Nebraska Unicameral.

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Tax Incentive Programs Under Evaluation

A bill calling for the evaluation of tax incentive programs to lure businesses to Nebraska has advanced in the Unicameral.

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Marijuana Production on the Way for Iowans

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A bill that would legalize the use of marijuana as treatment for certain medical conditions that cause seizures.

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Census Data Says Iowa is Growing

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The U-S Census Bureau released estimates this week showing Iowa's population has increased by two percent since 2010

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Omaha Police Appalled by Senator’s Comments

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The backlash against comments made by Omaha State Senator Ernie Chambers continues.

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Nebraska Senator Under Fire for Comments Against Police

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A state senator called on Senator Ernie Chambers of Omaha to clarify his controversial statements about the police.

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Chemical Warfare Meeting for Veterans in Pierre

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Veterans and the public will have the chance to learn about the damage chemical warfare has on those who serve in the armed forces.